The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 80 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.43% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 2.78% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £263 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+96.96% -56.00%
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 180 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.96% 15.58% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 79 111
Average daily rate £360 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ethernet across the Manchester region.

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the Manchester region.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (53.33%) JNCIP
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) CCIE
2 8 (53.33%) CCNP
2 8 (53.33%) MPLS
2 8 (53.33%) OSPF
2 8 (53.33%) BGP
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 7 (46.67%) L2TP
3 7 (46.67%) RSVP
3 7 (46.67%) VRRP
3 7 (46.67%) CCIP
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) IPv4
3 7 (46.67%) IPv6
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Broadband
3 7 (46.67%) BT
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (46.67%) BT 21CN
3 7 (46.67%) Junos
3 7 (46.67%) HSRP
3 7 (46.67%) JNCIA
4 3 (20.00%) 4G
4 3 (20.00%) LTE
4 3 (20.00%) ATM

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) MPLS
1 8 (53.33%) OSPF
1 8 (53.33%) BGP
2 7 (46.67%) L2TP
2 7 (46.67%) RSVP
2 7 (46.67%) VRRP
2 7 (46.67%) IPv4
2 7 (46.67%) IPv6
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) Broadband
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (46.67%) BT 21CN
2 7 (46.67%) Junos
2 7 (46.67%) HSRP
3 3 (20.00%) 4G
3 3 (20.00%) LTE
3 3 (20.00%) ATM
3 3 (20.00%) 2G
3 3 (20.00%) 2.5G
3 3 (20.00%) SDH
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Implementation Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) IP Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Advisor
3 1 (6.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CAN bus
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) CAD
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) JNCIP
1 8 (53.33%) CCIE
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCIP
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
2 7 (46.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) Juniper
2 7 (46.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Serena
3 1 (6.67%) EMC