The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 468 398 408
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +10
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 128 199 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 2.82% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 89
Average daily rate £340 £323 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £179 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £433 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 7
Average hourly rate £43.00 £31.85 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £11.66 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Ethernet
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ethernet across the England region.

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in England

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the England region.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 47 £388 +19.23% 11
South East -9 41 £350 +16.66% 23
North West -34 11 £300 -26.38% 8
South West -8 10 £320 +3.22% 2
West Midlands -16 5 - - 9
Yorkshire -29 3 £275 +57.14% 3
East of England -4 2 £325 -13.33% 5
East Midlands -17 2 £379 +5.20%
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet.

1 165 (56.31%) Cisco
2 111 (37.88%) Firewall
3 107 (36.52%) TCP/IP
4 101 (34.47%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (29.69%) MPLS
6 85 (29.01%) LAN
7 84 (28.67%) DNS
7 84 (28.67%) WAN
8 69 (23.55%) DHCP
9 68 (23.21%) Windows
10 67 (22.87%) CCNA
11 61 (20.82%) OSPF
11 61 (20.82%) BGP
12 60 (20.48%) Telecoms
13 58 (19.80%) VPN
14 57 (19.45%) Juniper
15 56 (19.11%) Microsoft
16 55 (18.77%) Linux
16 55 (18.77%) Finance
17 54 (18.43%) VMware
18 53 (18.09%) CCNP
19 49 (16.72%) ITIL
20 48 (16.38%) Data Centre
21 47 (16.04%) Network Security
22 43 (14.68%) Active Directory
23 42 (14.33%) Wireless
23 42 (14.33%) Internet
24 41 (13.99%) IPsec
25 40 (13.65%) Security Cleared
25 40 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (3.75%) OpenStack
3 10 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.07%) IIS
5 8 (2.73%) Eucalyptus
5 8 (2.73%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.02%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.34%) JBoss
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.34%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.12%) MS Office
3 7 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.14%) Office 365
2 8 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.05%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 111 (37.88%) Firewall
2 107 (36.52%) TCP/IP
3 87 (29.69%) MPLS
4 85 (29.01%) LAN
5 84 (28.67%) DNS
5 84 (28.67%) WAN
6 69 (23.55%) DHCP
7 61 (20.82%) BGP
7 61 (20.82%) OSPF
8 58 (19.80%) VPN
9 47 (16.04%) Network Security
10 42 (14.33%) Internet
10 42 (14.33%) Wireless
11 41 (13.99%) IPsec
12 39 (13.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 39 (13.31%) SNMP
13 38 (12.97%) HSRP
14 32 (10.92%) ATM
14 32 (10.92%) VLAN
14 32 (10.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.68%) Big Data
4 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) DB2
5 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.34%) OLTP
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.02%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.02%) Subversion
3 2 (0.68%) Hudson
3 2 (0.68%) JIRA
3 2 (0.68%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (20.48%) Telecoms
2 55 (18.77%) Finance
3 9 (3.07%) Multimedia
4 6 (2.05%) Back Office
5 4 (1.37%) Legal
5 4 (1.37%) Marketing
6 3 (1.02%) Banking
6 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.68%) Advertising
7 2 (0.68%) Avionics
7 2 (0.68%) Electronics
7 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.68%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 77 (26.28%) Network Engineer
2 34 (11.60%) Architect
3 30 (10.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (9.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 24 (8.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (5.12%) Administrator
6 15 (5.12%) Analyst
6 15 (5.12%) Transmission Engineer
7 13 (4.44%) Embedded Engineer
8 12 (4.10%) Network Support
8 12 (4.10%) Software Engineer
8 12 (4.10%) Support Engineer
9 11 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 10 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 9 (3.07%) Microwave Engineer
11 9 (3.07%) Telecoms Engineer
12 8 (2.73%) Design Engineer
12 8 (2.73%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.19%) 802.1X
2 9 (3.07%) Java EE
3 8 (2.73%) Middleware
4 7 (2.39%) Web Services
5 5 (1.71%) XML
6 3 (1.02%) .NET
7 2 (0.68%) Ajax
7 2 (0.68%) CSS
8 1 (0.34%) Flash
8 1 (0.34%) HTML
8 1 (0.34%) JSON
8 1 (0.34%) OCX
8 1 (0.34%) REST
8 1 (0.34%) RFC 2547
8 1 (0.34%) SOAP
8 1 (0.34%) WSDL
8 1 (0.34%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.38%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.83%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (4.10%) Replication
6 10 (3.41%) Private Cloud
7 9 (3.07%) Cryptography
7 9 (3.07%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.07%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.39%) Clustering
9 6 (2.05%) Device Driver
9 6 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (1.71%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.71%) PKI
11 4 (1.37%) iPad
11 4 (1.37%) iPhone
12 3 (1.02%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 68 (23.21%) Windows
2 55 (18.77%) Linux
3 27 (9.22%) Windows Server
4 26 (8.87%) Unix
5 20 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.10%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.73%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (2.73%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.05%) MVS
10 6 (2.05%) SUSE
11 4 (1.37%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.02%) Android
12 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.68%) ThreadX
13 2 (0.68%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.72%) ITIL
2 37 (12.63%) Load Balancing
3 29 (9.90%) Migration
4 27 (9.22%) Change Management
5 26 (8.87%) Project Management
6 24 (8.19%) High Availability
7 19 (6.48%) Information Security
7 19 (6.48%) Network Management
8 18 (6.14%) Service Management
9 17 (5.80%) Network Design
9 17 (5.80%) Service Delivery
10 15 (5.12%) Capacity Management
11 14 (4.78%) Software Engineering
12 12 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.10%) DDoS Mitigation
12 12 (4.10%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (3.75%) Presales
13 11 (3.75%) PRINCE
14 10 (3.41%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.90%) C
2 20 (6.83%) SQL
3 13 (4.44%) C++
4 8 (2.73%) Python
5 7 (2.39%) Embedded C
6 6 (2.05%) Perl
7 3 (1.02%) Java
8 2 (0.68%) Embedded C++
8 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.68%) PHP
9 1 (0.34%) AWK
9 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.34%) C#
9 1 (0.34%) Korn
9 1 (0.34%) Lisp
9 1 (0.34%) LotusScript
9 1 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 101 (34.47%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (22.87%) CCNA
3 53 (18.09%) CCNP
4 40 (13.65%) Security Cleared
5 25 (8.53%) Degree
6 20 (6.83%) CCIE
7 19 (6.48%) SC Cleared
8 15 (5.12%) DV Cleared
9 13 (4.44%) JNCIA
9 13 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (4.10%) JNCIP
10 12 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (3.75%) JNCIS
12 8 (2.73%) JNCIE
13 7 (2.39%) CCSE
14 6 (2.05%) CCDA
14 6 (2.05%) MCSA
15 5 (1.71%) CISSP
15 5 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.51%) SLA
2 9 (3.07%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) JTAG
System Software
1 43 (14.68%) Active Directory
2 40 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.78%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.10%) Firmware
4 12 (4.10%) vSphere
5 10 (3.41%) XenApp
6 7 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.05%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.71%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.02%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.68%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.34%) KVM
11 1 (0.34%) NFS
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.34%) vCloud
11 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.39%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.05%) SCCM
3 5 (1.71%) Cacti
3 5 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (1.71%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (1.71%) Iperf
4 4 (1.37%) Nagios
4 4 (1.37%) OpenView
4 4 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.02%) EnCase
5 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.02%) Ionix
6 2 (0.68%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (0.68%) OPNET
6 2 (0.68%) SCOM
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.34%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 165 (56.31%) Cisco
2 57 (19.45%) Juniper
3 56 (19.11%) Microsoft
4 54 (18.43%) VMware
5 27 (9.22%) HP
6 24 (8.19%) CheckPoint
6 24 (8.19%) Citrix
6 24 (8.19%) F5
7 17 (5.80%) Nokia
8 14 (4.78%) EMC
8 14 (4.78%) SolarWinds
9 13 (4.44%) Ericsson
9 13 (4.44%) Huawei
9 13 (4.44%) Riverbed
10 12 (4.10%) Dell
11 10 (3.41%) Cyberoam
12 9 (3.07%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.07%) NEC
12 9 (3.07%) NetApp
13 8 (2.73%) Blue Coat
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