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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 159 138 126
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 5 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 3.75% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.27 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £22.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+78.88% -42.30%
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
599 507 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.84% 13.04% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 233 178
Median daily rate £378 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.30% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £217 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 52 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 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
Manchester -20 4 £450 - 6
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 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 North West region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) RS-422
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) C
2 5 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) Wireless
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Serena
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Broadband
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Escalation Management
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) SLA
5 2 (13.33%) DSL
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS

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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) RS-422
1 5 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (20.00%) Broadband
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) DSL
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) ADSL
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) ISDN
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) LLU
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) PSTN
4 1 (6.67%) SSH
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) LPAR
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Escalation Management
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
1 5 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) Serena
2 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos
3 1 (6.67%) VMware