The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 357 346 313
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -33
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 41 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 1.79% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 28
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Ethernet
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in London

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in London

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
City of London +9 3 £488 +261.11% 4
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 71 (70.30%) Cisco
2 45 (44.55%) Firewall
3 37 (36.63%) Windows
4 35 (34.65%) VPN
4 35 (34.65%) DNS
4 35 (34.65%) BGP
4 35 (34.65%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (34.65%) Load Balancing
5 34 (33.66%) WAN
6 31 (30.69%) Network Security
7 28 (27.72%) LAN
7 28 (27.72%) Internet
8 27 (26.73%) CheckPoint
8 27 (26.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (24.75%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (24.75%) MPLS
10 23 (22.77%) Linux
10 23 (22.77%) IPsec
10 23 (22.77%) NetScaler
11 22 (21.78%) Citrix
11 22 (21.78%) CCNP
12 21 (20.79%) OSPF
12 21 (20.79%) VoIP
12 21 (20.79%) Service Management
12 21 (20.79%) VMware
12 21 (20.79%) Line Management
13 20 (19.80%) VLAN
14 19 (18.81%) Change Management
14 19 (18.81%) TCP/IP
14 19 (18.81%) SAN

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (13.86%) IIS
2 13 (12.87%) Apache
3 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.97%) Moodle
4 3 (2.97%) Eucalyptus
4 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.98%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Office
2 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.99%) Quicktime
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (44.55%) Firewall
2 35 (34.65%) VPN
2 35 (34.65%) DNS
2 35 (34.65%) BGP
3 34 (33.66%) WAN
4 31 (30.69%) Network Security
5 28 (27.72%) LAN
5 28 (27.72%) Internet
6 27 (26.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (24.75%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (24.75%) MPLS
8 23 (22.77%) IPsec
8 23 (22.77%) NetScaler
9 21 (20.79%) OSPF
9 21 (20.79%) VoIP
10 20 (19.80%) VLAN
11 19 (18.81%) TCP/IP
11 19 (18.81%) SAN
12 12 (11.88%) DSL
13 11 (10.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.90%) DB2
3 4 (3.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (17.82%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.92%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Law
5 2 (1.98%) Russian Language
5 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (40.59%) Network Engineer
2 16 (15.84%) Architect
3 9 (8.91%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (5.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (5.94%) Field Engineer
4 6 (5.94%) Security Engineer
5 5 (4.95%) Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) Support Specialist
6 4 (3.96%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Network Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Consultant
7 3 (2.97%) Developer
7 3 (2.97%) Technical Architect
7 3 (2.97%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.97%) Network Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Support Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Moodle Developer
7 3 (2.97%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.97%) Web Services
2 3 (2.97%) CSS
2 3 (2.97%) Java EE
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.98%) Middleware
4 1 (0.99%) Flash
4 1 (0.99%) SOAP
4 1 (0.99%) .NET
4 1 (0.99%) WSRP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.95%) Open Source
3 4 (3.96%) Replication
4 3 (2.97%) VLE
4 3 (2.97%) iPad
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.98%) Online Games
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.99%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.99%) IVR
6 1 (0.99%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.99%) iPhone
6 1 (0.99%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.63%) Windows
2 23 (22.77%) Linux
3 13 (12.87%) UNIX
4 12 (11.88%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (10.89%) SUSE
6 10 (9.90%) AIX
7 7 (6.93%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.96%) CentOS
8 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.96%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.96%) Mac OS X Server
8 4 (3.96%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.98%) Android
9 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.98%) Solaris
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) Load Balancing
2 21 (20.79%) Service Management
2 21 (20.79%) Line Management
3 19 (18.81%) Change Management
4 18 (17.82%) Project Management
5 14 (13.86%) Migration
6 9 (8.91%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.92%) ITIL
8 7 (6.93%) Network Architecture
9 6 (5.94%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (4.95%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.96%) Network Design
11 4 (3.96%) Network Planning
11 4 (3.96%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.97%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.97%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.97%) Performance Management
12 3 (2.97%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.94%) Perl
4 3 (2.97%) PHP
4 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.97%) sed
5 1 (0.99%) C
5 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (34.65%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (21.78%) CCNP
3 15 (14.85%) CCIE
4 10 (9.90%) CCSP
4 10 (9.90%) CCNA
5 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.94%) Degree
5 6 (5.94%) CCSE
5 6 (5.94%) CCSA
5 6 (5.94%) CCDP
5 6 (5.94%) CCIP
6 4 (3.96%) CISSP
7 3 (2.97%) MCSA
7 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.98%) CCEE
8 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.98%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.89%) FreeRADIUS
3 11 (10.89%) vSphere
4 9 (8.91%) Firmware
5 4 (3.96%) Snort
5 4 (3.96%) Nmap
6 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.98%) XenApp
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.99%) NFS
8 1 (0.99%) Xen
8 1 (0.99%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (3.96%) Nessus
3 3 (2.97%) Casper Suite
4 2 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.98%) SCCM
4 2 (1.98%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.98%) Control-M
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.99%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 71 (70.30%) Cisco
2 27 (26.73%) CheckPoint
3 22 (21.78%) Citrix
4 21 (20.79%) VMware
5 13 (12.87%) Oracle
5 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
6 12 (11.88%) CA
7 10 (9.90%) IBM
8 9 (8.91%) Juniper
9 7 (6.93%) Tandberg
10 6 (5.94%) F5
10 6 (5.94%) Ericsson
11 5 (4.95%) NetApp
11 5 (4.95%) Apple
11 5 (4.95%) Altiris
12 4 (3.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 4 (3.96%) Splunk
12 4 (3.96%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.96%) Intel
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