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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 367 367 309
Rank change year-on-year
0 -58
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 53 67 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 2.16% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 43
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£338 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 14
Average hourly rate £34.75 - £21.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 - £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -14.06%
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
3179 3100 3601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.33% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2026 2158
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 91 177
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
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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 +23 12 £350 +16.66% 3
New Malden - 1 - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 58 (64.44%) Cisco
2 48 (53.33%) Firewall
3 36 (40.00%) Windows
4 35 (38.89%) WAN
5 34 (37.78%) DNS
5 34 (37.78%) Linux
6 30 (33.33%) BGP
7 28 (31.11%) VPN
7 28 (31.11%) VMware
7 28 (31.11%) Load Balancing
8 26 (28.89%) SQL
8 26 (28.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (27.78%) LAN
9 25 (27.78%) CheckPoint
10 24 (26.67%) SAN
11 21 (23.33%) Internet
11 21 (23.33%) Citrix
11 21 (23.33%) Apache
11 21 (23.33%) Regular Expression
11 21 (23.33%) NetScaler
12 20 (22.22%) VLAN
13 18 (20.00%) Network Security
13 18 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (18.89%) OSPF
14 17 (18.89%) Oracle
15 16 (17.78%) MPLS
15 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
15 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (17.78%) Service Management

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (23.33%) Apache
2 14 (15.56%) IIS
3 10 (11.11%) Moodle
3 10 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.44%) LiveLink
5 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.33%) Eucalyptus
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) MS Office
3 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.22%) EPLAN
5 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (53.33%) Firewall
2 35 (38.89%) WAN
3 34 (37.78%) DNS
4 30 (33.33%) BGP
5 28 (31.11%) VPN
6 26 (28.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (27.78%) LAN
8 24 (26.67%) SAN
9 21 (23.33%) Internet
9 21 (23.33%) NetScaler
10 20 (22.22%) VLAN
11 18 (20.00%) Network Security
11 18 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (18.89%) OSPF
13 16 (17.78%) MPLS
14 14 (15.56%) SDH
14 14 (15.56%) IPsec
15 13 (14.44%) DHCP
16 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
17 10 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
1 11 (12.22%) DB2
2 10 (11.11%) MySQL
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.89%) Finance
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) French Language
5 2 (2.22%) Russian Language
5 2 (2.22%) Publishing
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) Architect
3 14 (15.56%) Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Consultant
5 6 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Network Design Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Development Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Moodle Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) Regular Expression
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (5.56%) Middleware
3 3 (3.33%) Java EE
3 3 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) COM
4 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) E-Learning
2 6 (6.67%) Firmware
2 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.67%) VLE
3 5 (5.56%) Open Source
3 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Replication
4 4 (4.44%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) iPhone
5 2 (2.22%) FMCG
5 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.22%) Statistics
6 1 (1.11%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.11%) iPad
6 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.00%) Windows
2 34 (37.78%) Linux
3 16 (17.78%) Oracle Linux
4 12 (13.33%) SUSE
5 11 (12.22%) AIX
5 11 (12.22%) UNIX
6 9 (10.00%) CentOS
6 9 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.56%) Solaris
8 4 (4.44%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.11%) Android
11 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Load Balancing
2 16 (17.78%) Service Management
3 15 (16.67%) Change Management
3 15 (16.67%) Migration
4 13 (14.44%) Line Management
4 13 (14.44%) Project Management
5 11 (12.22%) Data Modelling
6 10 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 8 (8.89%) ITIL
7 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.67%) Network Design
8 6 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.56%) Data Architecture
9 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.44%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.44%) Network Planning
10 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) SQL
2 10 (11.11%) sed
2 10 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 10 (11.11%) Perl
2 10 (11.11%) PHP
2 10 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.11%) C
3 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.11%) CCNP
3 9 (10.00%) CCIE
4 6 (6.67%) CCNA
4 6 (6.67%) Degree
4 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.44%) CISSP
5 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.44%) CCSP
6 3 (3.33%) NCDA
6 3 (3.33%) NCIE
6 3 (3.33%) MCSA
6 3 (3.33%) MCP
7 2 (2.22%) MCSE
7 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.11%) CCEE
8 1 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.11%) MCDST
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
1 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.56%) vSphere
3 10 (11.11%) FreeRADIUS
4 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.44%) Snort
4 4 (4.44%) Nmap
5 3 (3.33%) NFS
6 2 (2.22%) XenServer
7 1 (1.11%) vCloud
7 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.11%) XenApp
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (5.56%) Control-M
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.44%) BladeLogic
3 4 (4.44%) Nessus
3 4 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.11%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.11%) Cacti
5 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.11%) SCCM
5 1 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (64.44%) Cisco
2 28 (31.11%) VMware
3 25 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 21 (23.33%) Citrix
5 17 (18.89%) Oracle
6 15 (16.67%) CA
7 13 (14.44%) IBM
8 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
10 9 (10.00%) NetApp
11 8 (8.89%) Juniper
12 6 (6.67%) Symantec
12 6 (6.67%) Blue Coat
13 5 (5.56%) Splunk
14 4 (4.44%) HP
14 4 (4.44%) Fujitsu
14 4 (4.44%) Open Text
14 4 (4.44%) Altiris
15 3 (3.33%) Infoblox
15 3 (3.33%) Riverbed
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