The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 77 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£215 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £260 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
204 98 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.54% 10.52% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 52 51
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +4.47%
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 Leeds

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 5 (35.71%) ATM
2 5 (35.71%) GSM
2 5 (35.71%) SDH
2 5 (35.71%) UMTS
2 5 (35.71%) Ericsson
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 5 (35.71%) RNC
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
2 5 (35.71%) WFM
2 5 (35.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (35.71%) Line Management
3 4 (28.57%) VPLS
3 4 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 4 (28.57%) PDA
3 4 (28.57%) JNCIP
3 4 (28.57%) JNCIE
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) SMTP

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) ATM
2 5 (35.71%) GSM
2 5 (35.71%) SDH
2 5 (35.71%) UMTS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 5 (35.71%) RNC
2 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (28.57%) VPLS
3 4 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 4 (28.57%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) SMTP
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) FTP
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MSI
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Field Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IP Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Design Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Network Design
1 5 (35.71%) WFM
1 5 (35.71%) Line Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) JNCIP
1 4 (28.57%) JNCIE
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Ericsson
1 5 (35.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco