The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
England / London
Rank 351 381 373
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 55 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 1.65% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 24
Median daily rate £370 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.55% +25.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £760 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.98% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.58%

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
2473 2673 2868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 12.64% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1750 1850
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 61 88
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.88% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Ethernet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 5 £382 +8.75% 2
Bromley +9 2 - -
Greenford - 2 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £145 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £560 -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 62 (55.36%) TCP/IP
2 55 (49.11%) Cisco
3 53 (47.32%) Firewall
4 42 (37.50%) LAN
5 39 (34.82%) Linux
6 38 (33.93%) WAN
6 38 (33.93%) Internet
7 35 (31.25%) Windows
7 35 (31.25%) Wireless
8 32 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (27.68%) VPN
9 31 (27.68%) DNS
10 30 (26.79%) DHCP
11 28 (25.00%) Finance
12 26 (23.21%) CCNP
12 26 (23.21%) MPLS
13 25 (22.32%) Active Directory
14 24 (21.43%) Juniper
14 24 (21.43%) Red Hat
15 23 (20.54%) Management Information System
16 22 (19.64%) OSPF
16 22 (19.64%) Change Management
17 21 (18.75%) Citrix
17 21 (18.75%) Network Security
17 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
18 20 (17.86%) CCNA
19 19 (16.96%) IPsec
19 19 (16.96%) Windows 7
20 18 (16.07%) Client/Server
20 18 (16.07%) CheckPoint

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.68%) CMS
3 3 (2.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.79%) Confluence
4 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.79%) TPMS
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MS Office
2 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.14%) Office 365
3 7 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.89%) IaaS
5 1 (0.89%) PaaS
5 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (55.36%) TCP/IP
2 53 (47.32%) Firewall
3 42 (37.50%) LAN
4 38 (33.93%) Internet
4 38 (33.93%) WAN
5 35 (31.25%) Wireless
6 31 (27.68%) DNS
6 31 (27.68%) VPN
7 30 (26.79%) DHCP
8 26 (23.21%) MPLS
9 22 (19.64%) OSPF
10 21 (18.75%) Network Security
11 19 (16.96%) IPsec
12 18 (16.07%) BGP
13 15 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (12.50%) Wireshark
15 13 (11.61%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (11.61%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (9.82%) HTTP
16 11 (9.82%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.79%) DB2
3 2 (1.79%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.79%) JIRA
1 2 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (4.46%) Advertising
5 4 (3.57%) Billing
6 3 (2.68%) Back Office
6 3 (2.68%) Banking
6 3 (2.68%) Legal
7 2 (1.79%) Electronics
7 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.79%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.89%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.43%) Administrator
2 23 (20.54%) Network Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (9.82%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (8.93%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Desktop Support
5 10 (8.93%) Information Security Administrator
5 10 (8.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.93%) Network Administrator
5 10 (8.93%) Network Security Administrator
5 10 (8.93%) Security Administrator
5 10 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.36%) Architect
7 6 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Juniper Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) Web Services
2 9 (8.04%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.68%) Middleware
3 3 (2.68%) SOAP
4 2 (1.79%) JSON
4 2 (1.79%) RESTful
5 1 (0.89%) Leaflet
5 1 (0.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Management Information System
2 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 18 (16.07%) Client/Server
4 12 (10.71%) Blackberry
5 8 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.46%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.57%) PKI
8 3 (2.68%) Digital TV
8 3 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.68%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.68%) STB
8 3 (2.68%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.79%) Derivative
9 2 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.79%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.82%) Linux
2 35 (31.25%) Windows
3 19 (16.96%) Windows 7
4 16 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (9.82%) Unix
6 11 (9.82%) Windows 8
7 10 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.36%) SUSE
10 4 (3.57%) Android
11 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.89%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.89%) Solaris
12 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.64%) Change Management
2 16 (14.29%) Time Management
3 14 (12.50%) Information Security
3 14 (12.50%) Validation
4 12 (10.71%) Identity Management
5 9 (8.04%) Load Balancing
5 9 (8.04%) Network Design
6 8 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 8 (7.14%) Network Management
7 7 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (6.25%) Project Management
8 6 (5.36%) DDoS Mitigation
8 6 (5.36%) E-Discovery
9 5 (4.46%) Security Operations
10 4 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.57%) ITIL
10 4 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.57%) Service Management
10 4 (3.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.61%) SQL
2 10 (8.93%) Perl
3 8 (7.14%) Python
4 4 (3.57%) Java
5 3 (2.68%) C
5 3 (2.68%) C++
6 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (23.21%) CCNP
3 20 (17.86%) CCNA
4 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (11.61%) Degree
6 12 (10.71%) ACDT
6 12 (10.71%) ACHDS
6 12 (10.71%) ACTC
6 12 (10.71%) MCDST
6 12 (10.71%) MCP
6 12 (10.71%) MCSA
6 12 (10.71%) MCSE
6 12 (10.71%) MCSM
6 12 (10.71%) Network+ Certification
7 9 (8.04%) CISSP
8 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 7 (6.25%) JNCIP
10 6 (5.36%) GIAC
10 6 (5.36%) JNCIA
10 6 (5.36%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
3 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.79%) COBIT
4 2 (1.79%) QA
4 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.89%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (22.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
3 10 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.46%) ISA Server
6 4 (3.57%) GPFS
6 4 (3.57%) LXC
7 3 (2.68%) Firmware
7 3 (2.68%) vCloud
8 2 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.79%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.79%) XenApp
8 2 (1.79%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.89%) NFS
9 1 (0.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) Puppet
2 13 (11.61%) Nagios
3 8 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (5.36%) EnCase
5 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.46%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.79%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.89%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.89%) Cacti
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.89%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 55 (49.11%) Cisco
2 24 (21.43%) Juniper
2 24 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 21 (18.75%) Citrix
4 18 (16.07%) CheckPoint
5 15 (13.39%) VMware
6 14 (12.50%) Apple
6 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 14 (12.50%) Riverbed
7 11 (9.82%) Infoblox
8 9 (8.04%) Palo Alto
9 8 (7.14%) Oracle
10 7 (6.25%) F5
11 6 (5.36%) Aruba
11 6 (5.36%) Dell
12 5 (4.46%) Blue Coat
12 5 (4.46%) SolarWinds
13 4 (3.57%) Fortinet
13 4 (3.57%) Google
13 4 (3.57%) Splunk