The first table below looks at the demand for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 Somerset 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 45 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% - 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £279 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -14.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.36% 6.42% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 5
Average daily rate £350 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £273 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Ethernet
South West

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCT
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCT
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) Trustwave