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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 402 337 379
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +42
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 31 87 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 2.90% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 20
Median daily rate £379 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Median hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £29.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -23.71%
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
2935 2999 2814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.88% 13.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2048 1917 1857
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 84 86
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +30 2 £306 -31.94% 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 49 (66.22%) Cisco
2 34 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (39.19%) Windows
3 29 (39.19%) Firewall
4 28 (37.84%) DNS
4 28 (37.84%) MPLS
5 26 (35.14%) BGP
5 26 (35.14%) TCP/IP
5 26 (35.14%) VMware
6 24 (32.43%) VPN
7 21 (28.38%) DHCP
8 20 (27.03%) VoIP
9 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
9 19 (25.68%) SQL
10 18 (24.32%) Linux
10 18 (24.32%) CCNA
10 18 (24.32%) Active Directory
10 18 (24.32%) WAN
10 18 (24.32%) OSPF
10 18 (24.32%) Juniper
11 17 (22.97%) EIGRP
11 17 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (21.62%) Network Security
12 16 (21.62%) CCNP
13 15 (20.27%) Citrix
13 15 (20.27%) LAN
14 14 (18.92%) Internet
14 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
15 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
15 13 (17.57%) Finance

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 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.81%) IIS
4 7 (9.46%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.41%) Eucalyptus
6 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.35%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.35%) JBoss
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.35%) Smallworld
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Office 365
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.19%) Firewall
2 28 (37.84%) DNS
2 28 (37.84%) MPLS
3 26 (35.14%) BGP
3 26 (35.14%) TCP/IP
4 24 (32.43%) VPN
5 21 (28.38%) DHCP
6 20 (27.03%) VoIP
7 18 (24.32%) OSPF
7 18 (24.32%) WAN
8 17 (22.97%) EIGRP
9 16 (21.62%) Network Security
10 15 (20.27%) LAN
11 14 (18.92%) Internet
12 12 (16.22%) IPsec
13 11 (14.86%) SAN
14 10 (13.51%) FTP
15 9 (12.16%) HTTP
15 9 (12.16%) WLAN
16 8 (10.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.76%) Back Office
4 4 (5.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Games
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Exchange Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Junior
7 4 (5.41%) Junior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Network Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Java EE
2 3 (4.05%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) Middleware
3 2 (2.70%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.35%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.76%) EMC VNX
3 5 (6.76%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.41%) Replication
5 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.70%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.70%) iPhone
6 2 (2.70%) Statistics
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.35%) PKI
7 1 (1.35%) PMI
7 1 (1.35%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Windows
2 18 (24.32%) Linux
3 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.86%) Unix
5 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.46%) SUSE
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.70%) Android
9 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.70%) Solaris
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.35%) AIX
10 1 (1.35%) CatOS
10 1 (1.35%) CentOS
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Network Architecture
2 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
2 8 (10.81%) Migration
3 7 (9.46%) ITIL
3 7 (9.46%) Network Management
3 7 (9.46%) Service Management
4 6 (8.11%) Change Management
5 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.76%) Project Management
6 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.41%) Network Planning
6 4 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.05%) Analytics
7 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.05%) Open Source
7 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) SQL
2 5 (6.76%) C
3 3 (4.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) Lisp
4 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (24.32%) CCNA
3 16 (21.62%) CCNP
4 9 (12.16%) Degree
5 8 (10.81%) JNCIP
6 7 (9.46%) JNCIA
7 6 (8.11%) CCDA
7 6 (8.11%) JNCIS
7 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.05%) CCNP Voice
11 2 (2.70%) JNCIE
11 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.35%) CCIE
12 1 (1.35%) CCSE
12 1 (1.35%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (1.35%) HND
12 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (9.46%) XenApp
5 6 (8.11%) ISA Server
6 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.76%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.70%) Firmware
7 2 (2.70%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.35%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.35%) NFS
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.35%) vCloud
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.35%) vSphere
8 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.70%) Ansible
2 2 (2.70%) Cacti
2 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.70%) Puppet
2 2 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) OpenView
3 1 (1.35%) OPNET
3 1 (1.35%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.35%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 49 (66.22%) Cisco
2 26 (35.14%) VMware
3 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.32%) Juniper
5 15 (20.27%) Citrix
6 10 (13.51%) Riverbed
7 9 (12.16%) Dell
7 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.81%) EMC
9 6 (8.11%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.76%) F5
10 5 (6.76%) NetApp
11 4 (5.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
11 4 (5.41%) HP
11 4 (5.41%) Oracle
12 2 (2.70%) Agilent
12 2 (2.70%) BMC
12 2 (2.70%) Huawei
12 2 (2.70%) IBM