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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 197 154 122
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -32
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 45 77 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.91% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 5.04% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 30
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£231 £205 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% -24.07%
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 £286 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +0.86%
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
1709 1529 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.61% 18.14% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 660 574
Average daily rate £338 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 136 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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 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 24 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 24 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 -30 24 £225 +9.63% 3
Surrey -9 7 £383 +118.57% 4
Hampshire -16 4 £300 -14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £400 -
West Sussex - 2 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 92 (64.79%) Telecoms
2 72 (50.70%) MPLS
3 58 (40.85%) Cisco
4 45 (31.69%) Juniper
4 45 (31.69%) LTE
5 42 (29.58%) Huawei
6 40 (28.17%) BGP
7 39 (27.46%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (26.76%) SDH
8 38 (26.76%) ATM
9 35 (24.65%) 3G
10 34 (23.94%) VPN
11 33 (23.24%) Security Cleared
12 31 (21.83%) Radio Access Network
13 30 (21.13%) OSPF
14 29 (20.42%) CCNP
15 26 (18.31%) 2G
15 26 (18.31%) Nortel
16 25 (17.61%) SC Cleared
17 24 (16.90%) DWDM
18 23 (16.20%) Ericsson
19 22 (15.49%) Internet
19 22 (15.49%) Project Management
19 22 (15.49%) CCNA
19 22 (15.49%) Firewall
20 21 (14.79%) TCP/IP
20 21 (14.79%) VRRP
21 19 (13.38%) Nokia
21 19 (13.38%) Network Design
21 19 (13.38%) HSRP

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 72 (50.70%) MPLS
2 45 (31.69%) LTE
3 40 (28.17%) BGP
4 38 (26.76%) SDH
4 38 (26.76%) ATM
5 35 (24.65%) 3G
6 34 (23.94%) VPN
7 31 (21.83%) Radio Access Network
8 30 (21.13%) OSPF
9 26 (18.31%) 2G
10 24 (16.90%) DWDM
11 22 (15.49%) Internet
11 22 (15.49%) Firewall
12 21 (14.79%) TCP/IP
12 21 (14.79%) VRRP
13 19 (13.38%) HSRP
14 18 (12.68%) RSVP
15 17 (11.97%) IPsec
16 16 (11.27%) VoIP
16 16 (11.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.63%) MS Access
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.41%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.41%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.70%) Trac
2 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.70%) Subversion
2 1 (0.70%) AppScan
General
1 92 (64.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.82%) Electronics
3 3 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (1.41%) Front Office
5 1 (0.70%) Local Government
5 1 (0.70%) Finance
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (21.13%) Network Engineer
2 29 (20.42%) Design Engineer
3 17 (11.97%) Test Engineer
3 17 (11.97%) Transmission Engineer
4 15 (10.56%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 13 (9.15%) Network Design Engineer
5 13 (9.15%) NOC Engineer
5 13 (9.15%) IP Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.63%) RAN Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Architect
7 8 (5.63%) Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.23%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.52%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (2.82%) Consultant
11 4 (2.82%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) Transmission Planner
12 3 (2.11%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.82%) MPEG
2 2 (1.41%) Streaming Video
2 2 (1.41%) DTV
2 2 (1.41%) Firmware
3 1 (0.70%) Video on Demand
3 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
3 1 (0.70%) iPad
3 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.70%) Robotics
3 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.70%) GIS
3 1 (0.70%) VHDL
3 1 (0.70%) IVR
3 1 (0.70%) CESG
3 1 (0.70%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) Windows
2 9 (6.34%) UNIX
3 4 (2.82%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.11%) Linux
4 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.49%) Project Management
2 19 (13.38%) Network Design
3 13 (9.15%) Fault Management
4 12 (8.45%) Network Planning
4 12 (8.45%) Change Management
5 10 (7.04%) Network Management
5 10 (7.04%) Capacity Management
5 10 (7.04%) Validation
5 10 (7.04%) Migration
5 10 (7.04%) Load Balancing
5 10 (7.04%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.04%) PRINCE2
6 9 (6.34%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (5.63%) ITIL
8 7 (4.93%) Project Planning
9 6 (4.23%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.52%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.52%) Software Engineering
11 4 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.82%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.75%) SQL
2 9 (6.34%) C
3 7 (4.93%) Perl
3 7 (4.93%) VB
4 6 (4.23%) PHP
5 3 (2.11%) C++
6 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (27.46%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (23.24%) Security Cleared
3 29 (20.42%) CCNP
4 25 (17.61%) SC Cleared
5 22 (15.49%) CCNA
6 14 (9.86%) Degree
7 12 (8.45%) CCIP
8 9 (6.34%) CCIE
9 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.11%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.41%) ISEB
11 1 (0.70%) APMP
11 1 (0.70%) CISSP
11 1 (0.70%) PMP
11 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.70%) MCSE
11 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.52%) vSphere
3 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.93%) OPNET
2 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.70%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 58 (40.85%) Cisco
2 45 (31.69%) Juniper
3 42 (29.58%) Huawei
4 26 (18.31%) Nortel
5 23 (16.20%) Ericsson
6 19 (13.38%) Nokia
7 17 (11.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 15 (10.56%) BT
9 11 (7.75%) Microsoft
9 11 (7.75%) NEC
9 11 (7.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 10 (7.04%) Cramer
11 9 (6.34%) Brocade
11 9 (6.34%) VMware
12 7 (4.93%) Business Objects
13 6 (4.23%) Redback
13 6 (4.23%) Radware
14 4 (2.82%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.82%) F5
15 3 (2.11%) Avaya
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