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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank - 113 115
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 0 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.38% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.87% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £263 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.24%
Ethernet
UK

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
351 349 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.74% 13.15% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 165 88
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £160 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £29.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.76% +40.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) RS-232
3 1 (20.00%) RS-485
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (20.00%) Wonderware
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) LLU
3 1 (20.00%) SCADA
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) RS-232
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
2 1 (20.00%) LLU
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) PSTN
2 1 (20.00%) RS-485
2 1 (20.00%) RSVP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (20.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GAMP
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Wonderware