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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 128 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.12% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.33% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £279 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -14.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
358 225 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.06% 9.20% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 107 115
Average daily rate £340 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £158 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% -6.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.20 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 1 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Server
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) WSUS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Server
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
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