The first table below looks at the demand for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 123 114 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 2.01% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £444 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £280 £305
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
326 298 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.30% 12.72% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 145 169
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £37.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £444 - 3
Glasgow - - - - 1
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Avaya
3 6 (66.67%) McAfee
3 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Squid
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
4 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (44.44%) UAG
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) EMC
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
8 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (11.11%) XenApp
8 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (11.11%) SCCM
8 1 (11.11%) Brocade
8 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Squid
3 4 (44.44%) UAG
4 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Avaya
2 6 (66.67%) McAfee
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Brocade
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix