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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank - 59 56
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.47% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.37% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
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
109 89 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.92% 14.02% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 42
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +26.59%
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) SDH
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) DWDM
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Remedy
4 3 (37.50%) Ciena
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) SDH
3 3 (37.50%) DWDM
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) 2G
5 1 (12.50%) 3G
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Operations Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Circuiting Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Ciena
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
4 1 (12.50%) Nokia