The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 186 164 99
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -65
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 69 70 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.83% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 4.86% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £168 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £465 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £18.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.97 £13.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.55 £48.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -52.31%
Ethernet
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1847 1439 1612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.00% 17.12% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 609 634
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 116 163
Average hourly rate £32.38 £22.50 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.91% +17.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
Berkshire +1 42 £255 +2.00% 7
Surrey -4 9 - - 6
Hampshire -19 8 £350 -6.66% 6
West Sussex - 5 £275 -
Buckinghamshire -16 4 £425 +21.42% 4
East Sussex -3 1 £320 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 81 (51.92%) Telecoms
2 59 (37.82%) MPLS
3 51 (32.69%) Cisco
4 41 (26.28%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (24.36%) TCP/IP
6 36 (23.08%) Firewall
7 35 (22.44%) VPN
8 33 (21.15%) CCNA
8 33 (21.15%) Internet
9 32 (20.51%) BGP
9 32 (20.51%) WAN
10 27 (17.31%) Ericsson
11 26 (16.67%) 3G
12 25 (16.03%) LAN
12 25 (16.03%) Migration
13 23 (14.74%) Security Cleared
13 23 (14.74%) CCNP
13 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
14 22 (14.10%) Nokia
14 22 (14.10%) OSPF
14 22 (14.10%) SDH
15 21 (13.46%) 2G
15 21 (13.46%) ADSL
15 21 (13.46%) MS Excel
16 20 (12.82%) Windows
16 20 (12.82%) Juniper
16 20 (12.82%) IPsec
17 19 (12.18%) Software Engineering
17 19 (12.18%) SC Cleared
18 17 (10.90%) Linux

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (4.49%) WebLogic
1 7 (4.49%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.21%) IIS
2 5 (3.21%) Apache
3 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.64%) Moodle
4 1 (0.64%) Lync
4 1 (0.64%) WinCC
4 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.77%) MS Office
3 5 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (37.82%) MPLS
2 38 (24.36%) TCP/IP
3 36 (23.08%) Firewall
4 35 (22.44%) VPN
5 33 (21.15%) Internet
6 32 (20.51%) BGP
6 32 (20.51%) WAN
7 26 (16.67%) 3G
8 25 (16.03%) LAN
9 22 (14.10%) SDH
9 22 (14.10%) OSPF
10 21 (13.46%) ADSL
10 21 (13.46%) 2G
11 20 (12.82%) IPsec
12 16 (10.26%) VLAN
12 16 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (10.26%) LTE
13 14 (8.97%) VoIP
14 13 (8.33%) EIGRP
15 12 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.49%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (4.49%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.21%) DB2
4 1 (0.64%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Toad
2 4 (2.56%) LabVIEW
2 4 (2.56%) Subversion
2 4 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.56%) Trac
2 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (51.92%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.62%) Back Office
3 9 (5.77%) Finance
4 3 (1.92%) Electronics
4 3 (1.92%) Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (16.03%) Transmission Engineer
2 22 (14.10%) Network Engineer
3 17 (10.90%) IP Engineer
4 11 (7.05%) Design Engineer
5 10 (6.41%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.77%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.77%) Analyst
6 9 (5.77%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.77%) Back Office Engineer
7 8 (5.13%) Consultant
8 7 (4.49%) Network Consultant
9 6 (3.85%) Developer
9 6 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Security Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.21%) Network Analyst
11 4 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (2.56%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.56%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.49%) SOAP
1 7 (4.49%) Web Services
1 7 (4.49%) XML
1 7 (4.49%) JMS
1 7 (4.49%) WSDL
1 7 (4.49%) JAXB
2 5 (3.21%) Regular Expression
3 4 (2.56%) XSLT
4 3 (1.92%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.92%) .NET
4 3 (1.92%) WebSockets
5 2 (1.28%) Qt
5 2 (1.28%) WinForms
6 1 (0.64%) WPF
6 1 (0.64%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.21%) IVR
2 5 (3.21%) e-Health
3 3 (1.92%) iPad
3 3 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.92%) Streaming Video
3 3 (1.92%) PKI
4 2 (1.28%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.64%) MPEG
5 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.64%) VHDL
5 1 (0.64%) Verilog
5 1 (0.64%) SCADA
5 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.82%) Windows
2 17 (10.90%) Linux
3 7 (4.49%) SUSE
4 5 (3.21%) AIX
4 5 (3.21%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.92%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.92%) CentOS
6 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.92%) Android
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.03%) Migration
2 19 (12.18%) Software Engineering
3 16 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 15 (9.62%) Validation
5 12 (7.69%) ITIL
6 11 (7.05%) Network Management
7 10 (6.41%) Project Management
7 10 (6.41%) Change Management
8 9 (5.77%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.13%) Project Planning
9 8 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.13%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.49%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.49%) TDD
10 7 (4.49%) OO
10 7 (4.49%) Service Management
11 6 (3.85%) Network Design
11 6 (3.85%) Software Testing
11 6 (3.85%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.26%) SQL
2 11 (7.05%) C
2 11 (7.05%) C++
3 9 (5.77%) Java
3 9 (5.77%) Python
4 8 (5.13%) C#
5 7 (4.49%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.56%) Embedded C
6 4 (2.56%) Embedded C++
7 3 (1.92%) IronPython
7 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.28%) VC++
9 1 (0.64%) VB
9 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.64%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 41 (26.28%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (21.15%) CCNA
3 23 (14.74%) CCNP
3 23 (14.74%) Security Cleared
4 19 (12.18%) SC Cleared
5 12 (7.69%) CCIP
6 10 (6.41%) CCIE
7 6 (3.85%) BC Cleared
7 6 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.85%) Degree
8 4 (2.56%) CCDP
9 2 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.28%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.28%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.28%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.28%) CCSP
9 2 (1.28%) HND
9 2 (1.28%) CCDA
10 1 (0.64%) HNC
10 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.13%) Firmware
2 5 (3.21%) vSphere
2 5 (3.21%) FreeRADIUS
3 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.64%) Snort
6 1 (0.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (6.41%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.64%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.64%) Cacti
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (32.69%) Cisco
2 27 (17.31%) Ericsson
3 23 (14.74%) Microsoft
4 22 (14.10%) Nokia
5 20 (12.82%) Juniper
6 15 (9.62%) NEC
6 15 (9.62%) Huawei
7 14 (8.97%) Oracle
8 12 (7.69%) BT
9 11 (7.05%) Cramer
9 11 (7.05%) VMware
9 11 (7.05%) CA
9 11 (7.05%) CheckPoint
9 11 (7.05%) F5
10 10 (6.41%) HP
11 7 (4.49%) Nortel
11 7 (4.49%) BEA
11 7 (4.49%) MetaSolv
12 6 (3.85%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.85%) Redback
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