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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 374 389 376
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 51 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.16% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 31
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £205 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £279 £290
% change year-on-year
+27.35% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 - £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +38.23%
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
3046 2919 2835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.41% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 1810 1792
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -15 3 £350 +11.11% 3
New Malden - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (70.59%) Cisco
2 81 (59.56%) LAN
3 74 (54.41%) WAN
4 66 (48.53%) Firewall
5 61 (44.85%) VPN
6 59 (43.38%) TCP/IP
7 56 (41.18%) DNS
8 52 (38.24%) Wireless
9 49 (36.03%) MPLS
10 48 (35.29%) BGP
11 43 (31.62%) IPsec
12 39 (28.68%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (27.94%) VLAN
14 35 (25.74%) Finance
15 34 (25.00%) Telecoms
15 34 (25.00%) Internet
16 33 (24.26%) Cisco Certification
16 33 (24.26%) Juniper
16 33 (24.26%) Network Management
17 31 (22.79%) DHCP
18 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
18 28 (20.59%) EIGRP
18 28 (20.59%) Spanning Tree
19 27 (19.85%) Citrix
19 27 (19.85%) Windows
19 27 (19.85%) Network Security
20 26 (19.12%) SolarWinds
21 25 (18.38%) 802.1X
21 25 (18.38%) CheckPoint
22 23 (16.91%) Cisco Nexus

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.68%) CMS
4 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.21%) Eucalyptus
4 3 (2.21%) IIS
4 3 (2.21%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.47%) Apache
5 2 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.35%) MS Office
3 6 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) Google Apps
2 4 (2.94%) Office 365
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (59.56%) LAN
2 74 (54.41%) WAN
3 66 (48.53%) Firewall
4 61 (44.85%) VPN
5 59 (43.38%) TCP/IP
6 56 (41.18%) DNS
7 52 (38.24%) Wireless
8 49 (36.03%) MPLS
9 48 (35.29%) BGP
10 43 (31.62%) IPsec
11 39 (28.68%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (27.94%) VLAN
13 34 (25.00%) Internet
14 31 (22.79%) DHCP
15 28 (20.59%) EIGRP
15 28 (20.59%) Spanning Tree
16 27 (19.85%) Network Security
17 23 (16.91%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (15.44%) OSPF
19 18 (13.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) MySQL
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.47%) DB2
4 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
General
1 35 (25.74%) Finance
2 34 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 20 (14.71%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.94%) Retail
5 3 (2.21%) Law
5 3 (2.21%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 14 (10.29%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (6.62%) Analyst
5 6 (4.41%) Architect
5 6 (4.41%) Support Engineer
5 6 (4.41%) Server Administrator
6 5 (3.68%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (3.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 5 (3.68%) Support Analyst
6 5 (3.68%) Administrator
6 5 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (3.68%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (2.94%) SAN Administrator
7 4 (2.94%) Avaya Engineer
7 4 (2.94%) Senior Communications Engineer
7 4 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (2.94%) Systems Support
7 4 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (2.94%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.38%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.21%) Java EE
3 2 (1.47%) WSRP
3 2 (1.47%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.47%) .NET
3 2 (1.47%) SOAP
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) PKI
2 18 (13.24%) Data Centre
3 14 (10.29%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (5.88%) iPhone
5 7 (5.15%) Replication
5 7 (5.15%) Clustering
6 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.94%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.94%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.21%) PMI
9 3 (2.21%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.21%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.47%) Eurex
10 2 (1.47%) iPad
11 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.85%) Windows
2 22 (16.18%) Linux
3 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (6.62%) Android
3 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.15%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.94%) UNIX
6 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.21%) SUSE
7 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.47%) AIX
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.26%) Network Management
2 18 (13.24%) Load Balancing
3 17 (12.50%) Network Design
4 13 (9.56%) ITIL
5 10 (7.35%) Service Management
6 9 (6.62%) Change Control
7 8 (5.88%) Line Management
7 8 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.88%) Change Management
7 8 (5.88%) Network Planning
8 7 (5.15%) Project Management
9 6 (4.41%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.41%) Performance Management
9 6 (4.41%) Open Source
9 6 (4.41%) Server Building
10 5 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.68%) Migration
11 4 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.94%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.94%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.35%) SQL
2 5 (3.68%) Python
2 5 (3.68%) PHP
3 4 (2.94%) Java
3 4 (2.94%) C
4 2 (1.47%) C++
5 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.74%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (24.26%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (13.97%) CCNP
3 18 (13.24%) CCNA
4 13 (9.56%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.62%) MCSE
7 6 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.68%) CCIE
8 5 (3.68%) JNCIS
8 5 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.94%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.94%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.94%) CCDA
10 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.21%) APMP
10 3 (2.21%) Degree
10 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.47%) MCP
12 1 (0.74%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (15.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.62%) XenApp
3 9 (6.62%) vSphere
4 8 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.41%) XenServer
5 6 (4.41%) VMware Server
6 5 (3.68%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.47%) Firmware
7 2 (1.47%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (4.41%) NetCrunch
2 6 (4.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.41%) Nagios
3 5 (3.68%) Cacti
3 5 (3.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.94%) HP SIM
4 4 (2.94%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.47%) SCCM
6 1 (0.74%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 96 (70.59%) Cisco
2 33 (24.26%) Juniper
3 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 27 (19.85%) Citrix
5 26 (19.12%) SolarWinds
6 25 (18.38%) CheckPoint
7 20 (14.71%) VMware
7 20 (14.71%) Infoblox
7 20 (14.71%) Aruba
8 17 (12.50%) Dell
9 16 (11.76%) Blue Coat
10 11 (8.09%) Nortel
11 10 (7.35%) HP
11 10 (7.35%) CA
11 10 (7.35%) Lancope
12 9 (6.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 9 (6.62%) SonicWALL
12 9 (6.62%) Polycom
13 8 (5.88%) IBM
14 7 (5.15%) Avaya
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