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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 143 134 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 97 106 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 1.26% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.78% 6.48% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 25
Average daily rate £298 £265 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.26% -14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Average hourly rate £47.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1677 1635 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 19.48% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 678 688
Average daily rate £327 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 161 175
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.69 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% -32.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -18 45 £230 -3.15% 2
Hampshire +8 23 £325 -10.95%
Surrey -7 20 £290 +65.71%
Buckinghamshire -15 2 - - 3
West Sussex - 2 £375 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 116 (69.46%) Telecoms
2 87 (52.10%) MPLS
3 58 (34.73%) Cisco
4 51 (30.54%) Huawei
5 48 (28.74%) ATM
5 48 (28.74%) LTE
6 46 (27.54%) SDH
6 46 (27.54%) VPN
7 44 (26.35%) BGP
7 44 (26.35%) 3G
8 42 (25.15%) Radio Access Network
9 40 (23.95%) Network Design
10 35 (20.96%) Juniper
10 35 (20.96%) OSPF
11 33 (19.76%) 2G
12 30 (17.96%) TCP/IP
13 29 (17.37%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (16.77%) Security Cleared
15 26 (15.57%) DWDM
16 25 (14.97%) Internet
16 25 (14.97%) VRRP
17 24 (14.37%) WAN
17 24 (14.37%) Firewall
18 23 (13.77%) LAN
18 23 (13.77%) MS Excel
18 23 (13.77%) Ericsson
19 22 (13.17%) Project Management
19 22 (13.17%) HSRP
20 21 (12.57%) Capacity Management
20 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (2.40%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 87 (52.10%) MPLS
2 48 (28.74%) ATM
2 48 (28.74%) LTE
3 46 (27.54%) SDH
3 46 (27.54%) VPN
4 44 (26.35%) 3G
4 44 (26.35%) BGP
5 42 (25.15%) Radio Access Network
6 35 (20.96%) OSPF
7 33 (19.76%) 2G
8 30 (17.96%) TCP/IP
9 26 (15.57%) DWDM
10 25 (14.97%) VRRP
10 25 (14.97%) Internet
11 24 (14.37%) WAN
11 24 (14.37%) Firewall
12 23 (13.77%) LAN
13 22 (13.17%) HSRP
14 21 (12.57%) RSVP
15 15 (8.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.59%) MS Access
2 9 (5.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.20%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.20%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.60%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.60%) InstallShield
General
1 116 (69.46%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.19%) Finance
3 4 (2.40%) Back Office
4 3 (1.80%) Electronics
4 3 (1.80%) Front Office
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (21.56%) Network Engineer
2 33 (19.76%) Design Engineer
3 22 (13.17%) Test Engineer
4 20 (11.98%) Transmission Engineer
5 17 (10.18%) RAN Engineer
5 17 (10.18%) Network Design Engineer
6 14 (8.38%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 12 (7.19%) Analyst
7 12 (7.19%) Architect
8 11 (6.59%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.39%) NOC Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) IP Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Network Architect
11 5 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.99%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (2.99%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.99%) Field Engineer
11 5 (2.99%) IP Network Engineer
12 4 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (2.40%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) .NET
1 1 (0.60%) WAP
1 1 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.40%) MPEG
2 2 (1.20%) Firmware
2 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.20%) DTV
2 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
3 1 (0.60%) IVR
3 1 (0.60%) CESG
3 1 (0.60%) e-Health
3 1 (0.60%) Economics
3 1 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.98%) Windows
2 8 (4.79%) Windows XP
2 8 (4.79%) UNIX
3 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.80%) Linux
4 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) SUSE
6 1 (0.60%) Debian
6 1 (0.60%) Gentoo
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.95%) Network Design
2 22 (13.17%) Project Management
3 21 (12.57%) Capacity Management
4 18 (10.78%) Migration
5 16 (9.58%) Fault Management
6 14 (8.38%) Configuration Management
6 14 (8.38%) Change Management
7 13 (7.78%) Network Management
8 12 (7.19%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (6.59%) Network Planning
10 10 (5.99%) Logistics
10 10 (5.99%) ITIL
11 9 (5.39%) PRINCE2
12 7 (4.19%) Project Planning
12 7 (4.19%) Network Architecture
13 6 (3.59%) Load Balancing
13 6 (3.59%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (2.99%) Validation
15 4 (2.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.98%) SQL
2 11 (6.59%) VB
3 7 (4.19%) C
3 7 (4.19%) Perl
3 7 (4.19%) PHP
4 4 (2.40%) C++
5 2 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (0.60%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.60%) AWK
6 1 (0.60%) Korn
6 1 (0.60%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.60%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 29 (17.37%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (16.77%) Security Cleared
3 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.98%) Degree
4 15 (8.98%) CCNP
4 15 (8.98%) CCNA
5 6 (3.59%) BC Cleared
6 5 (2.99%) CCDP
6 5 (2.99%) CCIP
6 5 (2.99%) CCIE
7 3 (1.80%) ISEB
8 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.20%) HND
8 2 (1.20%) MCSE
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.60%) PMP
9 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.60%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) COBIT
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.99%) vSphere
3 3 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Unicenter
1 2 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 58 (34.73%) Cisco
2 51 (30.54%) Huawei
3 35 (20.96%) Juniper
4 23 (13.77%) Ericsson
5 18 (10.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 18 (10.78%) Microsoft
5 18 (10.78%) Nortel
6 16 (9.58%) BT
7 15 (8.98%) VMware
8 13 (7.78%) Nokia
9 10 (5.99%) NEC
10 9 (5.39%) Brocade
10 9 (5.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 8 (4.79%) CheckPoint
12 7 (4.19%) OPNET
12 7 (4.19%) Business Objects
12 7 (4.19%) F5
13 6 (3.59%) HP
14 5 (2.99%) Cramer
15 4 (2.40%) Blue Coat
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