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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 362 378 372
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 46 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 1.42% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 28
Average daily rate £388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
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
2695 2826 2683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 13.31% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1855 1717
Average daily rate £420 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 79 74
Average hourly rate £25.12 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.18% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £31.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +52 6 £321 -34.25% 1
New Malden - 5 - -
Docklands, London - 5 £225 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 67 (76.14%) Cisco
2 40 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (44.32%) Firewall
4 37 (42.05%) TCP/IP
5 31 (35.23%) DNS
5 31 (35.23%) CCNA
6 30 (34.09%) Windows
7 27 (30.68%) WAN
8 26 (29.55%) VMware
9 25 (28.41%) DHCP
9 25 (28.41%) CCNP
9 25 (28.41%) LAN
9 25 (28.41%) BGP
10 24 (27.27%) OSPF
10 24 (27.27%) Finance
11 23 (26.14%) MPLS
12 22 (25.00%) Juniper
13 21 (23.86%) Citrix
13 21 (23.86%) VPN
13 21 (23.86%) Network Security
14 19 (21.59%) Linux
14 19 (21.59%) Internet
15 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
15 18 (20.45%) Wireless
16 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
17 15 (17.05%) SQL
17 15 (17.05%) CheckPoint
17 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
18 14 (15.91%) VoIP

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.95%) IIS
3 5 (5.68%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.55%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.14%) JBoss
6 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.14%) Smallworld
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.68%) MS Office
1 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Office 365
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (44.32%) Firewall
2 37 (42.05%) TCP/IP
3 31 (35.23%) DNS
4 27 (30.68%) WAN
5 25 (28.41%) BGP
5 25 (28.41%) DHCP
5 25 (28.41%) LAN
6 24 (27.27%) OSPF
7 23 (26.14%) MPLS
8 21 (23.86%) Network Security
8 21 (23.86%) VPN
9 19 (21.59%) Internet
10 18 (20.45%) Wireless
11 14 (15.91%) VoIP
12 12 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (13.64%) EIGRP
12 12 (13.64%) NetScaler
13 11 (12.50%) SAN
13 11 (12.50%) SNMP
14 10 (11.36%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.68%) Back Office
4 4 (4.55%) Legal
4 4 (4.55%) Marketing
4 4 (4.55%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.27%) Advertising
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.27%) Games
5 2 (2.27%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Administrator
3 10 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Architect
4 7 (7.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Network Administrator
5 6 (6.82%) Information Security Administrator
5 6 (6.82%) Network Security Administrator
5 6 (6.82%) Security Administrator
5 6 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.68%) Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Exchange Administrator
6 5 (5.68%) Junior
6 5 (5.68%) Network Support
7 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Network Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Java EE
1 4 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.68%) EMC VNX
3 5 (5.68%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.68%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.55%) Replication
5 3 (3.41%) CMDB
6 2 (2.27%) PMI
6 2 (2.27%) Statistics
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.14%) iPad
7 1 (1.14%) iPhone
7 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Windows
2 19 (21.59%) Linux
3 10 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.95%) Unix
4 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.82%) SUSE
6 3 (3.41%) Android
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.14%) CatOS
8 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.77%) Load Balancing
2 11 (12.50%) Change Management
3 10 (11.36%) ITIL
3 10 (11.36%) Project Management
4 8 (9.09%) Migration
4 8 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 8 (9.09%) Network Management
5 7 (7.95%) Information Security
5 7 (7.95%) Service Management
6 6 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.68%) High Availability
8 4 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.55%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (4.55%) Network Design
8 4 (4.55%) Network Planning
8 4 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (4.55%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.55%) Time Management
8 4 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) C
3 2 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (1.14%) Lisp
4 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (35.23%) CCNA
3 25 (28.41%) CCNP
4 9 (10.23%) Degree
5 7 (7.95%) JNCIA
5 7 (7.95%) JNCIP
6 6 (6.82%) CCDA
6 6 (6.82%) JNCIS
6 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.68%) CCSA
7 5 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.55%) CCNP Voice
8 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.27%) CCEA
10 2 (2.27%) CISSP
10 2 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.27%) MCSA
10 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.09%) XenApp
4 7 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.82%) ISA Server
6 5 (5.68%) Firmware
6 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.68%) Terminal Server
7 3 (3.41%) ProxySG
8 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.14%) NFS
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Iperf
2 4 (4.55%) Nagios
3 3 (3.41%) EnCase
3 3 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.41%) Ionix
4 2 (2.27%) SCCM
5 1 (1.14%) Cacti
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.14%) OpenView
5 1 (1.14%) OPNET
5 1 (1.14%) SCOM
5 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.14%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 67 (76.14%) Cisco
2 26 (29.55%) VMware
3 22 (25.00%) Juniper
4 21 (23.86%) Citrix
5 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
6 15 (17.05%) CheckPoint
7 13 (14.77%) Riverbed
8 10 (11.36%) EMC
9 8 (9.09%) Dell
10 7 (7.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.82%) Infoblox
11 6 (6.82%) Red Hat
12 5 (5.68%) NetApp
13 4 (4.55%) Blue Coat
13 4 (4.55%) Nokia
13 4 (4.55%) Palo Alto
14 2 (2.27%) Altiris
14 2 (2.27%) AppSense
14 2 (2.27%) F5