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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
England / North West
Rank 125 151 117
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -34
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 6 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.23% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 1.56% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £163 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -49.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £10.72 £16.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.75 £41.70 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
395 578 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.42% 14.92% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 318 198
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 41
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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 £163 -
Manchester +19 1 - - 6
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 20 (86.96%) LAN
2 19 (82.61%) WAN
3 15 (65.22%) Wireless
4 14 (60.87%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (52.17%) Service Management
5 12 (52.17%) Load Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (39.13%) Firewall
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco
8 6 (26.09%) CCNP
9 5 (21.74%) VLAN
9 5 (21.74%) DHCP
10 4 (17.39%) VPN
10 4 (17.39%) VoIP
10 4 (17.39%) CCNA
10 4 (17.39%) CCIE
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) Network Design
12 2 (8.70%) Huawei
12 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
12 2 (8.70%) Network Security
12 2 (8.70%) Wireless Security
12 2 (8.70%) Nokia Networks
12 2 (8.70%) FCoE
12 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (8.70%) 4G
12 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
12 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring

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 20 (86.96%) LAN
2 19 (82.61%) WAN
3 15 (65.22%) Wireless
4 14 (60.87%) 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 2 (8.70%) 2G
8 2 (8.70%) 3G
8 2 (8.70%) 802.11
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (8.70%) DNS
8 2 (8.70%) FCoE
8 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
8 2 (8.70%) Network Security
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 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
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Domain Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Network Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Principal Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.70%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Implementation Controller
7 1 (4.35%) Implementation Coordinator
7 1 (4.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Design Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Principal Security Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Project Controller
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Load Testing
1 12 (52.17%) 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%) ITIL
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%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
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