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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 241 217 199
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -18
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 24 60 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 3.27% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 19
Median daily rate £363 £345 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £208 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £454 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +38.00%
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
1551 1833 1827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.91% 18.50% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 985 865
Median daily rate £375 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 129 98
Median hourly rate £41.00 £25.50 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.78% +26.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Ethernet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 16 £364 +75.30% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £446 -0.88%
Hampshire +1 2 - - 2
Surrey 0 2 £234 -37.66% 2
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 45 (58.44%) Cisco
2 34 (44.16%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (41.56%) Firewall
4 31 (40.26%) MPLS
4 31 (40.26%) ITIL
5 30 (38.96%) WAN
6 27 (35.06%) Data Centre
7 25 (32.47%) Telecoms
8 24 (31.17%) LAN
9 23 (29.87%) Windows
10 22 (28.57%) SAN
10 22 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (27.27%) TCP/IP
12 19 (24.68%) Linux
12 19 (24.68%) CCNP
12 19 (24.68%) Windows Server
13 18 (23.38%) IPsec
14 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
15 16 (20.78%) VMware
15 16 (20.78%) OSPF
15 16 (20.78%) BGP
16 15 (19.48%) IBM
16 15 (19.48%) VPN
16 15 (19.48%) Fibre Channel
17 14 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (18.18%) SSL
17 14 (18.18%) CCNA
17 14 (18.18%) Internet
18 13 (16.88%) HP
18 13 (16.88%) Broadband

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Office
2 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.56%) Firewall
2 31 (40.26%) MPLS
3 30 (38.96%) WAN
4 24 (31.17%) LAN
5 22 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (28.57%) SAN
6 21 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 18 (23.38%) IPsec
8 16 (20.78%) BGP
8 16 (20.78%) OSPF
9 15 (19.48%) Fibre Channel
9 15 (19.48%) VPN
10 14 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (18.18%) Internet
10 14 (18.18%) SSL
11 13 (16.88%) Broadband
12 12 (15.58%) DHCP
12 12 (15.58%) DNS
13 10 (12.99%) DSL
13 10 (12.99%) FCoE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Hudson
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
1 2 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.60%) Subversion
1 2 (2.60%) VectorCAST
General
1 25 (32.47%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Back Office
2 3 (3.90%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.60%) Avionics
3 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Network Engineer
2 20 (25.97%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) NetApp Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco Support
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Designer
6 4 (5.19%) FlexPod Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Network Support
6 4 (5.19%) OSS Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.19%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.19%) Middleware
2 4 (5.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.06%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.99%) e-Health
2 10 (12.99%) FlexPod
2 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.69%) Driving Licence
4 7 (9.09%) PKI
5 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.90%) iPad
5 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.60%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Contactless
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.30%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Windows
2 19 (24.68%) Linux
2 19 (24.68%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.99%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (7.79%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.19%) Windows NT
5 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.90%) Android
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing
3 12 (15.58%) Service Management
4 9 (11.69%) Change Management
5 8 (10.39%) Network Design
6 7 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 7 (9.09%) Information Management
6 7 (9.09%) Project Management
7 6 (7.79%) Change Control
7 6 (7.79%) Migration
7 6 (7.79%) Operations Management
8 5 (6.49%) Fault Management
8 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.49%) ITSM
8 5 (6.49%) Network Management
8 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.19%) Software Licensing
9 4 (5.19%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) ANSI C
1 2 (2.60%) C
1 2 (2.60%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.30%) Java
2 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (44.16%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (24.68%) CCNP
3 14 (18.18%) CCNA
4 10 (12.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
6 7 (9.09%) NCDA
7 6 (7.79%) CCIE
7 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (6.49%) Degree
8 5 (6.49%) MCP
8 5 (6.49%) MCSA
8 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.60%) CCDP
10 2 (2.60%) CCIP
10 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.60%) PMP
10 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 9 (11.69%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) vSphere
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (5.19%) Amdocs OSS
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.90%) Netcool
4 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 45 (58.44%) Cisco
2 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.78%) VMware
4 15 (19.48%) IBM
5 13 (16.88%) HP
6 11 (14.29%) CA
6 11 (14.29%) Juniper
7 10 (12.99%) NetApp
8 9 (11.69%) F5
9 7 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (9.09%) SolarWinds
10 6 (7.79%) Palo Alto
10 6 (7.79%) ServiceNow
11 5 (6.49%) Dell
11 5 (6.49%) Ericsson
11 5 (6.49%) Hitachi
11 5 (6.49%) Intel
12 4 (5.19%) Cramer
12 4 (5.19%) Remedy
12 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com