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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 142 150 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 14 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 2.53% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Median daily rate £488 £635 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.22% +111.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +68.42%
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
539 592 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.20% 13.20% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 336 274
Median daily rate £413 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 68 51
Median hourly rate £18.38 £17.33 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +2 6 £488 +14.70% 8
Cheshire +13 5 £675 -
Merseyside +3 1 £293 -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 13 (68.42%) Wireless
2 12 (63.16%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 10 (52.63%) Service Management
3 10 (52.63%) Load Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (52.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) MS Office
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.79%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) CCNP
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) 4G
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (10.53%) Tellabs
6 2 (10.53%) NEC
6 2 (10.53%) Network Design
6 2 (10.53%) Huawei
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) 2G
6 2 (10.53%) CCIE
6 2 (10.53%) 3G
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft

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 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Wireless
2 12 (63.16%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 10 (52.63%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) 2G
5 2 (10.53%) 3G
5 2 (10.53%) 4G
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) FCoE
6 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.26%) LTE
6 1 (5.26%) MRTG
6 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (5.26%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Domain Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Network Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Lead Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Principal Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Controller
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Project Controller
5 1 (5.26%) Security Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Advisor
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Advisor
5 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Load Testing
1 10 (52.63%) Service Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) ITSM
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCSA
3 1 (5.26%) CCSE
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Huawei
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) NEC
2 2 (10.53%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (10.53%) Tellabs
3 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Nokia
3 1 (5.26%) VMware