The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 65 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 0.18% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.15% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£331 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £260 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+96.96% -52.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 87 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.39% 15.26% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 36 35
Average daily rate £403 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.14% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £26.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -42.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £37.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Ethernet
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) RTP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
1 3 (75.00%) Brocade
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) C++

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) RTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Brocade
1 3 (75.00%) Riverbed