The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 159 148 133
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.11% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £700 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £286
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +25.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £12.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.16% -71.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +7.80%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
550 449 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.84% 11.89% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 227 194
Median daily rate £388 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Ethernet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Cheshire +2 1 £700 - 1
Merseyside -4 1 £293 -
Manchester -12 1 - - 6
Lancashire - 1 - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) RS-422
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Serena
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) MRTG
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) CCSA

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) RS-422
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) IPv4
4 1 (9.09%) IPv6
4 1 (9.09%) MRTG
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) ITSM
1 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Serena
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sophos
2 1 (9.09%) VMware