The first table below looks at the demand for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 29 July 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 South East 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 200 158 129
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -29
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 45 78 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.92% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 4.94% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 29
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £14.33 £19.23 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.48% -36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £15.81 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £22.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+48.93% -22.95%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1729 1578 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.80% 18.55% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 695 577
Average daily rate £335 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 132 181
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Berkshire -26 24 £225 +8.31% 4
Surrey 0 7 £383 +118.57% 3
Hampshire -12 4 £300 -14.28% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £400 -
West Sussex - 2 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 85 (64.89%) Telecoms
2 64 (48.85%) MPLS
3 55 (41.98%) Cisco
4 42 (32.06%) Juniper
4 42 (32.06%) LTE
5 38 (29.01%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (27.48%) BGP
6 36 (27.48%) ATM
6 36 (27.48%) Huawei
7 35 (26.72%) SDH
8 33 (25.19%) 3G
9 31 (23.66%) Security Cleared
10 30 (22.90%) VPN
11 29 (22.14%) Radio Access Network
12 28 (21.37%) CCNP
13 26 (19.85%) OSPF
14 24 (18.32%) 2G
14 24 (18.32%) SC Cleared
15 23 (17.56%) Nortel
15 23 (17.56%) Ericsson
16 22 (16.79%) Firewall
17 21 (16.03%) Internet
17 21 (16.03%) CCNA
17 21 (16.03%) TCP/IP
18 20 (15.27%) DWDM
19 19 (14.50%) Nokia
19 19 (14.50%) Project Management
20 18 (13.74%) VRRP
21 17 (12.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
21 17 (12.98%) IPsec

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 64 (48.85%) MPLS
2 42 (32.06%) LTE
3 36 (27.48%) BGP
3 36 (27.48%) ATM
4 35 (26.72%) SDH
5 33 (25.19%) 3G
6 30 (22.90%) VPN
7 29 (22.14%) Radio Access Network
8 26 (19.85%) OSPF
9 24 (18.32%) 2G
10 22 (16.79%) Firewall
11 21 (16.03%) TCP/IP
11 21 (16.03%) Internet
12 20 (15.27%) DWDM
13 18 (13.74%) VRRP
14 17 (12.98%) IPsec
15 16 (12.21%) WAN
15 16 (12.21%) HSRP
16 15 (11.45%) RSVP
17 14 (10.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) MS Access
2 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.53%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.53%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
2 1 (0.76%) AppScan
2 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.76%) Trac
General
1 85 (64.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.05%) Electronics
3 3 (2.29%) Back Office
4 2 (1.53%) Front Office
5 1 (0.76%) Finance
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (20.61%) Network Engineer
2 26 (19.85%) Design Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Transmission Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) Test Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) IP Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Network Design Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) NOC Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.11%) Architect
9 7 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.58%) Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) RAN Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Senior Manager
12 4 (3.05%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (3.05%) Consultant
12 4 (3.05%) Transmission Planner
13 3 (2.29%) Support Engineer
13 3 (2.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.05%) MPEG
2 2 (1.53%) DTV
2 2 (1.53%) Streaming Video
3 1 (0.76%) VHDL
3 1 (0.76%) IVR
3 1 (0.76%) CESG
3 1 (0.76%) e-Health
3 1 (0.76%) Robotics
3 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
3 1 (0.76%) iPad
3 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
3 1 (0.76%) GIS
3 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Windows
2 9 (6.87%) UNIX
3 4 (3.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.29%) Linux
4 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.50%) Project Management
2 16 (12.21%) Network Design
3 12 (9.16%) Network Planning
4 10 (7.63%) Validation
4 10 (7.63%) Migration
4 10 (7.63%) Load Balancing
4 10 (7.63%) Network Management
5 9 (6.87%) Capacity Management
5 9 (6.87%) Fault Management
5 9 (6.87%) Change Management
6 8 (6.11%) ITIL
6 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.11%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.34%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.58%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.58%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.82%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.82%) Network Architecture
10 4 (3.05%) PRINCE
10 4 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.87%) C
1 9 (6.87%) SQL
2 7 (5.34%) Perl
3 6 (4.58%) PHP
4 5 (3.82%) VB
5 3 (2.29%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (29.01%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (23.66%) Security Cleared
3 28 (21.37%) CCNP
4 24 (18.32%) SC Cleared
5 21 (16.03%) CCNA
6 15 (11.45%) Degree
7 11 (8.40%) CCIP
8 9 (6.87%) CCIE
9 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.29%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.76%) CCENT
11 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.76%) APMP
11 1 (0.76%) MCP
11 1 (0.76%) MCSE
11 1 (0.76%) CCDA
11 1 (0.76%) CCDP
11 1 (0.76%) CISSP
11 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) vSphere
3 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) OPNET
2 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 55 (41.98%) Cisco
2 42 (32.06%) Juniper
3 36 (27.48%) Huawei
4 23 (17.56%) Ericsson
4 23 (17.56%) Nortel
5 19 (14.50%) Nokia
6 17 (12.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 12 (9.16%) BT
8 11 (8.40%) NEC
8 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 10 (7.63%) Cramer
10 9 (6.87%) VMware
10 9 (6.87%) Brocade
11 6 (4.58%) Redback
11 6 (4.58%) Radware
12 5 (3.82%) Business Objects
13 4 (3.05%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.05%) F5
14 3 (2.29%) Fortinet
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