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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 398 387 395
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 50 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 1.58% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 31
Median daily rate £381 £373 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £298 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £34.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £34.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.86% +38.00%
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
3306 2972 3118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.32% 12.77% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 1910 1930
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 86 98
Median hourly rate £20.72 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +32 8 £402 +2.94% 1
Canary Wharf - 5 £160 -
Greenwich - 2 - -
New Malden +5 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £425 -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 42 (51.22%) Cisco
2 37 (45.12%) TCP/IP
3 34 (41.46%) Windows
4 31 (37.80%) Firewall
4 31 (37.80%) Wireless
5 28 (34.15%) OSPF
6 25 (30.49%) VPN
6 25 (30.49%) Change Management
7 24 (29.27%) BGP
7 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
8 22 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
9 21 (25.61%) Internet
9 21 (25.61%) VoIP
10 20 (24.39%) LAN
10 20 (24.39%) MPLS
11 19 (23.17%) DHCP
11 19 (23.17%) Finance
12 18 (21.95%) WAN
12 18 (21.95%) SNMP
13 17 (20.73%) Juniper
13 17 (20.73%) Degree
14 16 (19.51%) Citrix
14 16 (19.51%) CheckPoint
14 16 (19.51%) DNS
15 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
15 15 (18.29%) CCNP
15 15 (18.29%) Linux
16 14 (17.07%) MS Office
16 14 (17.07%) Windows 7

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 10 (12.20%) IBM Notes
2 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Office
2 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.22%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.44%) GitHub
3 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (45.12%) TCP/IP
2 31 (37.80%) Firewall
2 31 (37.80%) Wireless
3 28 (34.15%) OSPF
4 25 (30.49%) VPN
5 24 (29.27%) BGP
6 21 (25.61%) Internet
6 21 (25.61%) VoIP
7 20 (24.39%) LAN
7 20 (24.39%) MPLS
8 19 (23.17%) DHCP
9 18 (21.95%) SNMP
9 18 (21.95%) WAN
10 16 (19.51%) DNS
11 13 (15.85%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (15.85%) IPsec
12 11 (13.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (13.41%) ISDN
13 10 (12.20%) IP Telephony
14 9 (10.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.22%) FileMaker
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Billing
4 3 (3.66%) Advertising
4 3 (3.66%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Desktop Support
4 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Administrator
6 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Avaya Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Network Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Network Security Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Network Support
7 4 (4.88%) Security Administrator
8 3 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
2 2 (2.44%) XMPP
3 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.20%) Blackberry
4 9 (10.98%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.88%) Fintech
6 2 (2.44%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.44%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.44%) iPhone
6 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) PKI
7 1 (1.22%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.22%) Statistics
7 1 (1.22%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.22%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.46%) Windows
2 15 (18.29%) Linux
3 14 (17.07%) Windows 7
4 13 (15.85%) Windows Server
5 11 (13.41%) Apple iOS
5 11 (13.41%) Unix
6 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.44%) Solaris
9 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.22%) Android
10 1 (1.22%) CentOS
10 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.22%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.22%) SUSE
10 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Change Management
2 13 (15.85%) Time Management
3 11 (13.41%) ITIL
4 9 (10.98%) Network Design
4 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
4 9 (10.98%) Validation
5 7 (8.54%) Migration
5 7 (8.54%) Network Management
5 7 (8.54%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (8.54%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (7.32%) Identity Management
6 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.32%) Project Management
7 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.10%) Information Security
8 4 (4.88%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.88%) Service Management
9 3 (3.66%) E-Discovery
9 3 (3.66%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) Java
2 6 (7.32%) SQL
3 3 (3.66%) Perl
3 3 (3.66%) Python
4 1 (1.22%) C
4 1 (1.22%) C++
4 1 (1.22%) Fortran
4 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.22%) PHP
4 1 (1.22%) R
4 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.73%) Degree
3 15 (18.29%) CCNP
4 12 (14.63%) MCP
4 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (14.63%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (13.41%) A+ Certification
5 11 (13.41%) ACDT
5 11 (13.41%) ACHDS
5 11 (13.41%) ACTC
5 11 (13.41%) CCNA
5 11 (13.41%) MCDST
5 11 (13.41%) MCSA
5 11 (13.41%) MCSE
5 11 (13.41%) MCSM
6 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
7 8 (9.76%) CCSE
8 7 (8.54%) JNCIE
8 7 (8.54%) JNCIP
9 6 (7.32%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.88%) Firmware
4 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.44%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.44%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.22%) BIND 9
6 1 (1.22%) NFS
6 1 (1.22%) Samba
6 1 (1.22%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (6.10%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (6.10%) Nagios
1 5 (6.10%) OpenView
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.66%) EnCase
2 3 (3.66%) Puppet
3 2 (2.44%) Ansible
3 2 (2.44%) Cacti
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco CME
4 1 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.22%) SCCM
4 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.22%) vMotion
4 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) Cisco
2 17 (20.73%) Juniper
3 16 (19.51%) CheckPoint
3 16 (19.51%) Citrix
4 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
5 13 (15.85%) Apple
5 13 (15.85%) Oracle
6 10 (12.20%) Lotus
7 9 (10.98%) F5
8 7 (8.54%) VMware
9 6 (7.32%) HP
10 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.10%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.10%) Splunk
11 4 (4.88%) Avaya
11 4 (4.88%) Brocade
11 4 (4.88%) Dell
11 4 (4.88%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (4.88%) Infoblox
11 4 (4.88%) Riverbed