The first table below looks at the demand for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Guildford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 25 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.54% 3.79% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 14.81% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £280 £305
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £33.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+21.48% -2.17%
Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.55% 25.59% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 4
Average daily rate £295 £315 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% -33.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Ethernet
Surrey

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 15 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 10 (66.67%) Huawei
2 10 (66.67%) LTE
3 9 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (53.33%) Network Design
4 8 (53.33%) 3G
5 7 (46.67%) Nokia
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (33.33%) NEC
7 5 (33.33%) Network Planning
7 5 (33.33%) Logistics
7 5 (33.33%) Migration
7 5 (33.33%) ATM
7 5 (33.33%) SDH
7 5 (33.33%) DWDM
7 5 (33.33%) MPLS
8 4 (26.67%) OSPF
8 4 (26.67%) BGP
8 4 (26.67%) RSVP
8 4 (26.67%) VRRP
8 4 (26.67%) VPN
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) HSRP
9 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
9 3 (20.00%) 2G
10 2 (13.33%) Finance
10 2 (13.33%) Validation
10 2 (13.33%) Radware
10 2 (13.33%) Firewall

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) LTE
2 9 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (53.33%) 3G
4 5 (33.33%) ATM
4 5 (33.33%) SDH
4 5 (33.33%) DWDM
4 5 (33.33%) MPLS
5 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) RSVP
5 4 (26.67%) VRRP
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) HSRP
6 3 (20.00%) 2G
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) UMTS
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) SNMP
7 2 (13.33%) IPsec
7 2 (13.33%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
General
1 15 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Transmission Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Network Design
2 5 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 5 (33.33%) Logistics
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCIE
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 10 (66.67%) Huawei
2 7 (46.67%) Nokia
3 5 (33.33%) NEC
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Radware
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) Redback
6 1 (6.67%) Nortel
6 1 (6.67%) BT