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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 113 129 119
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 14 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 0.90% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£158 £444 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.52% +53.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £306 £280
% change year-on-year
+18.36% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.31% +26.15%
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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
354 334 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.70% 12.64% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 142 146
Average daily rate £328 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £129 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 12
Average hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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
West Lothian - 4 - -
Highlands - 4 - -
Edinburgh 0 1 £158 -64.52%
Glasgow - 1 £158 - 1
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
4 10 (43.48%) UAG
4 10 (43.48%) Avaya
4 10 (43.48%) McAfee
4 10 (43.48%) SLA
4 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (39.13%) Squid
5 9 (39.13%) FortiGate
6 8 (34.78%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (26.09%) RNC
7 6 (26.09%) WFM
7 6 (26.09%) Ericsson
7 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
7 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (26.09%) ATM
7 6 (26.09%) GSM
7 6 (26.09%) SDH
7 6 (26.09%) UMTS
7 6 (26.09%) Line Management
7 6 (26.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 6 (26.09%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (17.39%) BGP
8 4 (17.39%) RSVP
8 4 (17.39%) Juniper
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (26.09%) RNC
3 6 (26.09%) ATM
3 6 (26.09%) GSM
3 6 (26.09%) SDH
3 6 (26.09%) UMTS
3 6 (26.09%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (17.39%) BGP
4 4 (17.39%) RSVP
4 4 (17.39%) MPLS
4 4 (17.39%) OSPF
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) IPsec
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Field Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) WFM
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) Line Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
3 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V2
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) UAG
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) Squid
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Server
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) FortiGate
2 8 (34.78%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.70%) WSUS
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
3 10 (43.48%) Avaya
3 10 (43.48%) McAfee
4 6 (26.09%) Ericsson
4 6 (26.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 4 (17.39%) Aruba
6 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Brocade
8 1 (4.35%) Fortinet