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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 321 369 356
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -13
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 81 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 1.33% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 24
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£350 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £21.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.08 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +3.44%
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
2918 2704 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.87% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 1800 1769
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 80 131
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.90 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 +11 10 £450 +38.46% 4
New Malden - 7 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 96 (75.59%) Cisco
2 67 (52.76%) LAN
3 63 (49.61%) WAN
4 62 (48.82%) TCP/IP
5 58 (45.67%) VPN
6 55 (43.31%) Firewall
7 45 (35.43%) MPLS
7 45 (35.43%) BGP
8 44 (34.65%) DNS
9 42 (33.07%) Wireless
10 37 (29.13%) IPsec
11 36 (28.35%) Internet
12 35 (27.56%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (25.98%) VLAN
14 31 (24.41%) Telecoms
14 31 (24.41%) Finance
14 31 (24.41%) Cisco Certification
15 30 (23.62%) Network Management
16 27 (21.26%) Spanning Tree
16 27 (21.26%) Juniper
16 27 (21.26%) Windows
17 26 (20.47%) Network Security
18 25 (19.69%) SolarWinds
19 23 (18.11%) EIGRP
20 21 (16.54%) CheckPoint
20 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
20 21 (16.54%) VoIP
20 21 (16.54%) Load Balancing
21 20 (15.75%) Linux
21 20 (15.75%) Citrix

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (7.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.15%) Apache
4 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.36%) Eucalyptus
4 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.36%) IIS
4 3 (2.36%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (2.36%) CMS
5 2 (1.57%) Moodle
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.66%) MS Office
3 6 (4.72%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.79%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.79%) Quicktime
5 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.57%) SaaS
3 2 (1.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (52.76%) LAN
2 63 (49.61%) WAN
3 62 (48.82%) TCP/IP
4 58 (45.67%) VPN
5 55 (43.31%) Firewall
6 45 (35.43%) MPLS
6 45 (35.43%) BGP
7 44 (34.65%) DNS
8 42 (33.07%) Wireless
9 37 (29.13%) IPsec
10 36 (28.35%) Internet
11 35 (27.56%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (25.98%) VLAN
13 27 (21.26%) Spanning Tree
14 26 (20.47%) Network Security
15 23 (18.11%) EIGRP
16 21 (16.54%) VoIP
17 20 (15.75%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (14.96%) OSPF
18 19 (14.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) MySQL
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (24.41%) Telecoms
1 31 (24.41%) Finance
2 19 (14.96%) Multimedia
3 4 (3.15%) Retail
4 3 (2.36%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (46.46%) Network Engineer
2 9 (7.09%) Project Manager
2 9 (7.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (6.30%) Field Engineer
4 6 (4.72%) Server Administrator
4 6 (4.72%) Analyst
5 5 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (3.94%) Architect
5 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
5 5 (3.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 5 (3.94%) Windows Administrator
5 5 (3.94%) Administrator
5 5 (3.94%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.15%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (3.15%) SAN Administrator
6 4 (3.15%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (3.15%) Systems Support
6 4 (3.15%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (3.15%) IT Support
7 3 (2.36%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.36%) SOAP
2 3 (2.36%) WSRP
2 3 (2.36%) Java EE
3 2 (1.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.96%) PKI
2 16 (12.60%) Video Conferencing
2 16 (12.60%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.51%) Clustering
3 7 (5.51%) Replication
4 6 (4.72%) iPhone
5 5 (3.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.15%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.15%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.36%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) VLE
8 2 (1.57%) IVR
8 2 (1.57%) Eurex
9 1 (0.79%) iPad
9 1 (0.79%) PMI
9 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.26%) Windows
2 20 (15.75%) Linux
3 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.09%) Mac OS X
5 8 (6.30%) Android
5 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.72%) UNIX
8 3 (2.36%) CentOS
8 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.36%) SUSE
9 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (1.57%) AIX
9 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.62%) Network Management
2 21 (16.54%) Load Balancing
3 16 (12.60%) Network Design
4 13 (10.24%) Project Management
4 13 (10.24%) ITIL
5 12 (9.45%) Line Management
6 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.09%) Network Planning
6 9 (7.09%) Service Management
7 8 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.51%) Server Building
8 7 (5.51%) Open Source
8 7 (5.51%) WFM
8 7 (5.51%) Change Management
8 7 (5.51%) Migration
9 6 (4.72%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.94%) Change Control
11 4 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.15%) Process Management
11 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.51%) PHP
2 6 (4.72%) SQL
3 5 (3.94%) Python
4 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.57%) Perl
4 2 (1.57%) sed
4 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.79%) C
5 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (24.41%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.75%) CCNA
3 15 (11.81%) CCNP
4 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.09%) MCSE
5 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.94%) CCIE
9 4 (3.15%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.15%) JNCIS
9 4 (3.15%) JNCIP
9 4 (3.15%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.15%) CCDA
10 3 (2.36%) Degree
11 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.57%) MCP
12 1 (0.79%) APMP
12 1 (0.79%) HNC
12 1 (0.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) SLA
2 4 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 18 (14.17%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.09%) vSphere
4 7 (5.51%) XenApp
5 6 (4.72%) VMware Server
6 5 (3.94%) XenServer
6 5 (3.94%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.94%) ProxySG
7 3 (2.36%) Firmware
8 2 (1.57%) Xen
8 2 (1.57%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (4.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.94%) Cacti
3 5 (3.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.94%) Nagios
4 4 (3.15%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.15%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.57%) NetCrunch
6 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.79%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 96 (75.59%) Cisco
2 27 (21.26%) Juniper
3 25 (19.69%) SolarWinds
4 21 (16.54%) CheckPoint
4 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
5 20 (15.75%) Citrix
6 19 (14.96%) Infoblox
6 19 (14.96%) Aruba
7 16 (12.60%) VMware
8 12 (9.45%) Blue Coat
9 10 (7.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 10 (7.87%) CA
9 10 (7.87%) Dell
9 10 (7.87%) Lancope
10 9 (7.09%) Apple
10 9 (7.09%) Polycom
11 8 (6.30%) Ericsson
11 8 (6.30%) HP
11 8 (6.30%) IBM
12 7 (5.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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