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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 370 357 328
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 32 47 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 1.67% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+48.93% -23.57%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2805 2812 3596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.08% 11.60% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 1769 2080
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 110 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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 +23 8 £315 +93.84% 4
Hammersmith - 1 £385 -
West Drayton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 36 (48.65%) Cisco
2 29 (39.19%) WAN
2 29 (39.19%) Firewall
3 28 (37.84%) Telecoms
4 24 (32.43%) DNS
5 22 (29.73%) LAN
6 21 (28.38%) SDH
6 21 (28.38%) Windows
7 19 (25.68%) SQL
8 17 (22.97%) Linux
8 17 (22.97%) ATM
9 16 (21.62%) TCP/IP
9 16 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (21.62%) MPLS
10 15 (20.27%) VPN
11 14 (18.92%) UMTS
11 14 (18.92%) GSM
11 14 (18.92%) DHCP
11 14 (18.92%) Apache
11 14 (18.92%) Regular Expression
12 13 (17.57%) VMware
12 13 (17.57%) BGP
13 12 (16.22%) CheckPoint
13 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
13 12 (16.22%) SLA
14 11 (14.86%) CCNA
14 11 (14.86%) SSH
14 11 (14.86%) Load Balancing
15 10 (13.51%) E-Learning
15 10 (13.51%) Moodle

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (18.92%) Apache
2 10 (13.51%) Moodle
3 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.35%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) EPLAN
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.19%) WAN
1 29 (39.19%) Firewall
2 24 (32.43%) DNS
3 22 (29.73%) LAN
4 21 (28.38%) SDH
5 17 (22.97%) ATM
6 16 (21.62%) TCP/IP
6 16 (21.62%) MPLS
7 15 (20.27%) VPN
8 14 (18.92%) UMTS
8 14 (18.92%) GSM
8 14 (18.92%) DHCP
9 13 (17.57%) BGP
10 11 (14.86%) SSH
11 10 (13.51%) SAN
12 9 (12.16%) OSPF
12 9 (12.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (10.81%) Internet
13 8 (10.81%) Wireless
13 8 (10.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) DB2
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (37.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) French Language
4 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Field Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Development Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Moodle Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Network Support
7 2 (2.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Network Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Desktop Support
8 1 (1.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) E-Learning
2 8 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (8.11%) VLE
4 4 (5.41%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) iPhone
5 2 (2.70%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.35%) Handset
6 1 (1.35%) PMI
6 1 (1.35%) Firmware
6 1 (1.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) Open Source
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Windows
2 17 (22.97%) Linux
3 9 (12.16%) CentOS
3 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (5.41%) UNIX
5 4 (5.41%) AIX
5 4 (5.41%) SUSE
6 2 (2.70%) VMS
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.35%) Solaris
7 1 (1.35%) Android
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Load Balancing
2 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
2 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
3 9 (12.16%) Project Management
4 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.46%) Migration
5 7 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.11%) ITIL
7 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 4 (5.41%) WFM
7 4 (5.41%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.05%) Network Design
9 2 (2.70%) Validation
9 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.70%) Service Management
9 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.70%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.35%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) Shell Script
2 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
2 10 (13.51%) sed
2 10 (13.51%) Perl
2 10 (13.51%) PHP
3 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.86%) CCNA
3 5 (6.76%) CCNP
4 2 (2.70%) CCIE
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) NCDA
4 2 (2.70%) NCIE
4 2 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCDP
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.35%) MCDST
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.35%) MCP
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.11%) vSphere
2 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (2.70%) NFS
6 1 (1.35%) vCloud
6 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
2 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.35%) Cacti
3 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.35%) Control-M
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Cisco
2 13 (17.57%) VMware
3 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.22%) CheckPoint
4 10 (13.51%) Citrix
5 9 (12.16%) Ericsson
5 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
6 7 (9.46%) Oracle
6 7 (9.46%) IBM
7 6 (8.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (6.76%) NetApp
8 5 (6.76%) Juniper
8 5 (6.76%) CA
9 4 (5.41%) Symantec
9 4 (5.41%) HP
9 4 (5.41%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.05%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.05%) F5
10 3 (4.05%) BT
11 2 (2.70%) Avaya
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