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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 338 346 327
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 49 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 1.52% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 28
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£333 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +18.51%
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
2712 2506 2742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.20% 11.80% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 1583 1697
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 78 133
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.24 £104.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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
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 6 March 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 +8 7 £425 +70.00% 6
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 68 (70.10%) Cisco
2 36 (37.11%) VPN
3 32 (32.99%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (30.93%) WAN
4 30 (30.93%) Firewall
5 29 (29.90%) Telecoms
6 28 (28.87%) MPLS
7 27 (27.84%) BGP
7 27 (27.84%) LAN
8 26 (26.80%) VoIP
8 26 (26.80%) Windows
9 25 (25.77%) Load Balancing
9 25 (25.77%) Network Security
10 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
10 23 (23.71%) DNS
10 23 (23.71%) CheckPoint
11 21 (21.65%) Citrix
12 20 (20.62%) CCNP
12 20 (20.62%) IPsec
13 19 (19.59%) OSPF
14 18 (18.56%) Internet
14 18 (18.56%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (18.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (18.56%) Line Management
15 16 (16.49%) Juniper
15 16 (16.49%) Project Management
16 15 (15.46%) Video Conferencing
16 15 (15.46%) VLAN
16 15 (15.46%) NetScaler
17 14 (14.43%) Change Management

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.25%) Apache
3 6 (6.19%) IIS
4 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.09%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (3.09%) Moodle
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Office
2 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Shockwave
4 1 (1.03%) Quicktime
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
1 2 (2.06%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.11%) VPN
2 30 (30.93%) WAN
2 30 (30.93%) Firewall
3 28 (28.87%) MPLS
4 27 (27.84%) LAN
4 27 (27.84%) BGP
5 26 (26.80%) VoIP
6 25 (25.77%) Network Security
7 23 (23.71%) DNS
7 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
8 20 (20.62%) IPsec
9 19 (19.59%) OSPF
10 18 (18.56%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (18.56%) Internet
10 18 (18.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (15.46%) NetScaler
11 15 (15.46%) VLAN
12 12 (12.37%) SAN
12 12 (12.37%) SDH
13 11 (11.34%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) DB2
3 4 (4.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (29.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.15%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Law
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) Network Engineer
2 10 (10.31%) Field Engineer
3 7 (7.22%) Architect
3 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
3 7 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (5.15%) Support Specialist
5 4 (4.12%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (3.09%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.09%) Developer
6 3 (3.09%) Consultant
6 3 (3.09%) Server Administrator
6 3 (3.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (3.09%) IT Support
6 3 (3.09%) Moodle Developer
7 2 (2.06%) Project Engineer
7 2 (2.06%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (2.06%) Senior Network Manager
7 2 (2.06%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (2.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.09%) CSS
2 3 (3.09%) SOAP
2 3 (3.09%) WSRP
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.09%) iPhone
2 3 (3.09%) iPad
2 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.09%) Clustering
2 3 (3.09%) VLE
3 2 (2.06%) IVR
3 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.06%) Online Games
3 2 (2.06%) Open Source
4 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Linux
3 8 (8.25%) UNIX
4 6 (6.19%) Windows 2000
4 6 (6.19%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.15%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.15%) AIX
5 5 (5.15%) SUSE
6 4 (4.12%) Windows Vista
6 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X Server
6 4 (4.12%) Android
6 4 (4.12%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.12%) CentOS
6 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) Load Balancing
2 18 (18.56%) Line Management
3 16 (16.49%) Project Management
4 14 (14.43%) Change Management
5 12 (12.37%) Service Management
6 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.28%) Migration
7 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.25%) Network Design
8 7 (7.22%) Network Planning
8 7 (7.22%) WFM
8 7 (7.22%) ITIL
9 6 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (6.19%) Network Architecture
10 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.12%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.12%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (4.12%) Performance Management
11 4 (4.12%) Network Management
12 3 (3.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.28%) SQL
2 7 (7.22%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.19%) Perl
4 3 (3.09%) PHP
4 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.09%) sed
Qualifications
1 32 (32.99%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (20.62%) CCNP
3 11 (11.34%) CCNA
4 9 (9.28%) CCIE
4 9 (9.28%) VCP4
5 6 (6.19%) CCSE
5 6 (6.19%) CCSP
5 6 (6.19%) CCDP
5 6 (6.19%) CCIP
5 6 (6.19%) CCSA
5 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.12%) MCSE
6 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.06%) Degree
7 2 (2.06%) CCEE
7 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.06%) MCSA
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.06%) CCEA
7 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) vSphere
3 6 (6.19%) FreeRADIUS
3 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.15%) XenApp
4 5 (5.15%) Firmware
5 3 (3.09%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.06%) Xen
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.03%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (3.09%) Casper Suite
2 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.06%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) NetCrunch
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.03%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 68 (70.10%) Cisco
2 23 (23.71%) CheckPoint
3 21 (21.65%) Citrix
4 16 (16.49%) Juniper
5 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.31%) Ericsson
6 10 (10.31%) VMware
7 9 (9.28%) CA
8 8 (8.25%) IBM
8 8 (8.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 7 (7.22%) F5
9 7 (7.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (7.22%) Apple
9 7 (7.22%) Tandberg
10 6 (6.19%) Oracle
11 4 (4.12%) Adobe
11 4 (4.12%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.09%) Huawei
12 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.09%) Mitel
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