The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 109 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 13 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.15% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 1.13% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£158 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.08 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +3.44%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
301 355 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.50% 13.73% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 178 117
Average daily rate £337 £363 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £140 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £16.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015. 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
Highlands - 6 - -
West Lothian - 4 - -
Edinburgh -2 1 £158 - 1
Glasgow -2 1 £158 - 2
Fife - 1 - -
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (40.00%) SLA
3 7 (35.00%) VPN
3 7 (35.00%) MPLS
3 7 (35.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) IPsec
4 6 (30.00%) RNC
4 6 (30.00%) WFM
4 6 (30.00%) Ericsson
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (30.00%) OSPF
4 6 (30.00%) BGP
4 6 (30.00%) RSVP
4 6 (30.00%) SDH
4 6 (30.00%) UMTS
4 6 (30.00%) ATM
4 6 (30.00%) GSM
4 6 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (30.00%) Aruba
4 6 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (30.00%) Line Management
5 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) CCNA
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) VPN
1 7 (35.00%) MPLS
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) IPsec
2 6 (30.00%) RNC
2 6 (30.00%) OSPF
2 6 (30.00%) BGP
2 6 (30.00%) RSVP
2 6 (30.00%) SDH
2 6 (30.00%) UMTS
2 6 (30.00%) ATM
2 6 (30.00%) GSM
2 6 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.00%) RTP
6 1 (5.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) WFM
1 6 (30.00%) Line Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) UAG
3 3 (15.00%) Squid
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (35.00%) Juniper
4 6 (30.00%) Ericsson
4 6 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (30.00%) Aruba
5 5 (25.00%) McAfee
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Avaya
6 4 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.00%) Brocade
7 2 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) Riverbed