The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 63 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.81% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 1.54% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£370 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +29.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.08 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +3.44%
Ethernet
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
204 130 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.49% 19.58% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 55 33
Average daily rate £325 £291 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 11
Average hourly rate £11.38 £10.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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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
Welwyn Garden City -3 4 £370 +5.82%
Watford - 1 - -
Ethernet
East of England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Brocade
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) SLA

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Brocade
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
1 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat