The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 373 333 345
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +12
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 39 45 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 1.52% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 52
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £280 £305
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2796 2966 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.54% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1842 2269
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 134 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Ethernet
England

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 13 £375 -0.66% 3
Hammersmith - 1 £380 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (52.08%) Cisco
2 45 (46.88%) WAN
3 43 (44.79%) TCP/IP
4 42 (43.75%) Firewall
5 35 (36.46%) LAN
6 32 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (31.25%) VoIP
8 28 (29.17%) ATM
8 28 (29.17%) MPLS
9 27 (28.13%) Telecoms
10 25 (26.04%) SDH
11 22 (22.92%) VPN
12 18 (18.75%) Windows
13 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
14 16 (16.67%) CCNA
14 16 (16.67%) Frame Relay
14 16 (16.67%) OSPF
14 16 (16.67%) Project Management
15 15 (15.63%) BGP
15 15 (15.63%) DNS
16 14 (14.58%) SLA
16 14 (14.58%) EIGRP
16 14 (14.58%) CheckPoint
16 14 (14.58%) Video Conferencing
17 13 (13.54%) DWDM
17 13 (13.54%) Wireless
17 13 (13.54%) DHCP
18 12 (12.50%) CCIE
18 12 (12.50%) UMTS
18 12 (12.50%) GSM

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) Apache
3 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (46.88%) WAN
2 43 (44.79%) TCP/IP
3 42 (43.75%) Firewall
4 35 (36.46%) LAN
5 30 (31.25%) VoIP
6 28 (29.17%) ATM
6 28 (29.17%) MPLS
7 25 (26.04%) SDH
8 22 (22.92%) VPN
9 16 (16.67%) OSPF
9 16 (16.67%) Frame Relay
10 15 (15.63%) BGP
10 15 (15.63%) DNS
11 14 (14.58%) EIGRP
12 13 (13.54%) Wireless
12 13 (13.54%) DWDM
12 13 (13.54%) DHCP
13 12 (12.50%) UMTS
13 12 (12.50%) GSM
13 12 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) German Language
3 8 (8.33%) French Language
4 6 (6.25%) Dutch Language
4 6 (6.25%) Multimedia
4 6 (6.25%) Advertising
5 4 (4.17%) Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.08%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.04%) Retail
7 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.04%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Consultant
1 20 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 7 (7.29%) Network Support
4 5 (5.21%) Architect
5 4 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 4 (4.17%) Network Architect
6 3 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 3 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (3.13%) Network Specialist
6 3 (3.13%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (3.13%) Security Consultant
6 3 (3.13%) Network Analyst
6 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.13%) Analyst
6 3 (3.13%) Test Manager
6 3 (3.13%) Network Consultant
6 3 (3.13%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (2.08%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) COM
1 1 (1.04%) WSH
1 1 (1.04%) Middleware
1 1 (1.04%) OCX
1 1 (1.04%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (7.29%) PKI
3 6 (6.25%) IPTV
4 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Replication
5 3 (3.13%) CCTV
6 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.08%) e-Health
6 2 (2.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Firmware
7 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.04%) PMI
7 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.04%) Handset
7 1 (1.04%) FMCG
7 1 (1.04%) iPhone
7 1 (1.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) UNIX
5 2 (2.08%) VMS
5 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.04%) AIX
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.67%) Project Management
2 9 (9.38%) Incident Management
3 8 (8.33%) Network Design
4 7 (7.29%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (6.25%) Migration
6 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.21%) ITIL
6 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.21%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.17%) WFM
7 4 (4.17%) Network Management
7 4 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.13%) Test Strategy
9 2 (2.08%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.08%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.08%) Time Management
10 1 (1.04%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) VB
2 1 (1.04%) C
2 1 (1.04%) Java
2 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.67%) CCNA
3 12 (12.50%) CCIE
4 7 (7.29%) CCNP
5 4 (4.17%) Degree
5 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.08%) OSCP
8 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.04%) CCDP
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.58%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) XenApp
4 1 (1.04%) vSphere
4 1 (1.04%) vCloud
4 1 (1.04%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Netcool
1 3 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.08%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.04%) Cacti
3 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.04%) Nagios
3 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 50 (52.08%) Cisco
2 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.58%) CheckPoint
4 11 (11.46%) Juniper
4 11 (11.46%) HP
4 11 (11.46%) VMware
5 10 (10.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 8 (8.33%) Citrix
7 7 (7.29%) Ericsson
7 7 (7.29%) Nokia
7 7 (7.29%) Nortel
8 5 (5.21%) F5
9 4 (4.17%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.17%) Mitel
9 4 (4.17%) Siemens
10 3 (3.13%) NetApp
10 3 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (3.13%) Symantec
10 3 (3.13%) ProCurve
10 3 (3.13%) Infoblox
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