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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
England / North West
Rank 131 149 113
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -36
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 5 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.26% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 1.74% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £244 £300 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -26.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.60% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £25.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +54.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.58%

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
397 575 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.05% 15.06% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 324 211
Median daily rate £383 £400 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £40.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 - 5 £244 -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 19 (82.61%) LAN
2 18 (78.26%) WAN
3 14 (60.87%) Wireless
4 13 (56.52%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (47.83%) Load Testing
5 11 (47.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (47.83%) Service Management
6 9 (39.13%) Firewall
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (26.09%) CCNP
9 5 (21.74%) DHCP
9 5 (21.74%) VLAN
10 4 (17.39%) VoIP
10 4 (17.39%) CCNA
10 4 (17.39%) CCIE
10 4 (17.39%) VPN
11 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (13.04%) Network Design
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
12 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
12 2 (8.70%) NHS
12 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
12 2 (8.70%) NEC
12 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
12 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
12 2 (8.70%) 2G
12 2 (8.70%) DNS

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 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) LAN
2 18 (78.26%) WAN
3 14 (60.87%) Wireless
4 13 (56.52%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) DHCP
6 5 (21.74%) VLAN
7 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
9 2 (8.70%) 2G
9 2 (8.70%) 3G
9 2 (8.70%) 4G
9 2 (8.70%) 802.11
9 2 (8.70%) DNS
9 2 (8.70%) FCoE
9 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
9 2 (8.70%) Network Security
9 2 (8.70%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Domain Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Principal Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Network Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Implementation Controller
6 1 (4.35%) Implementation Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Project Controller
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Load Testing
1 11 (47.83%) Service Management
2 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) CCIE
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) CWNA
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Forcepoint
2 2 (8.70%) Huawei
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) NEC
2 2 (8.70%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (8.70%) Tellabs
3 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) Mercator
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) Nokia
3 1 (4.35%) VMware