The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Hertfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 67 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 5.15% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £270 -
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 £41.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 97 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.75% 15.35% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 56
Average daily rate £325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £36.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Ethernet
East of England

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Ethernet
East of England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 4 (44.44%) Device Driver
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) FreeBSD
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Multicast
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) FreeBSD
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
1 4 (44.44%) Memory Management
1 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
1 4 (44.44%) F5
1 4 (44.44%) Coverity
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
2 1 (11.11%) Infoblox