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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 191 188 148
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -40
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 60 60 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.67% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 3.72% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 25
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£330 £283 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% +25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £382 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £31.25 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.83% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £18.15 £20.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £45.20 £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.08 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +3.44%
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
1736 1612 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.19% 17.95% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 679 623
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 101 164
Average hourly rate £32.75 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.36% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +11 25 £356 +103.57% 12
Buckinghamshire +15 13 £335 -16.25% 5
Hampshire -6 11 £388 +34.78% 1
Surrey -4 3 - - 2
Middlesex - 3 £175 - 1
Kent - 2 - - 5
Oxfordshire -19 1 - - 1
West Sussex -20 1 - - 1
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 56 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 46 (35.94%) WAN
3 41 (32.03%) MPLS
4 39 (30.47%) Cisco
5 36 (28.13%) TCP/IP
6 35 (27.34%) LAN
6 35 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (24.22%) Internet
8 28 (21.88%) SDH
8 28 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 28 (21.88%) CCNA
9 26 (20.31%) VPN
10 25 (19.53%) ADSL
10 25 (19.53%) ATM
10 25 (19.53%) Security Cleared
11 23 (17.97%) CCNP
11 23 (17.97%) Firewall
12 22 (17.19%) OSPF
12 22 (17.19%) BGP
13 21 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (15.63%) Wireless
15 19 (14.84%) MS Excel
15 19 (14.84%) ITIL
16 18 (14.06%) EIGRP
17 17 (13.28%) Broadband
17 17 (13.28%) Radio Access Network
18 16 (12.50%) SSL
19 15 (11.72%) SLA
19 15 (11.72%) HP
19 15 (11.72%) Windows

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (1.56%) WinCC
2 2 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.59%) MS Office
3 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.94%) WAN
2 41 (32.03%) MPLS
3 36 (28.13%) TCP/IP
4 35 (27.34%) LAN
5 31 (24.22%) Internet
6 28 (21.88%) SDH
7 26 (20.31%) VPN
8 25 (19.53%) ADSL
8 25 (19.53%) ATM
9 23 (17.97%) Firewall
10 22 (17.19%) OSPF
10 22 (17.19%) BGP
11 20 (15.63%) Wireless
12 18 (14.06%) EIGRP
13 17 (13.28%) Broadband
13 17 (13.28%) Radio Access Network
14 16 (12.50%) SSL
15 14 (10.94%) VLAN
16 12 (9.38%) 3G
16 12 (9.38%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Subversion
2 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.13%) Trac
3 4 (3.13%) LabVIEW
3 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.78%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.78%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) GCC
General
1 56 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.94%) Finance
3 11 (8.59%) Marketing
4 6 (4.69%) Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Back Office
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (17.19%) Network Engineer
2 11 (8.59%) Analyst
2 11 (8.59%) Network Support
3 10 (7.81%) Product Manager
4 9 (7.03%) Architect
4 9 (7.03%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.03%) Support Analyst
4 9 (7.03%) Network Support Analyst
4 9 (7.03%) Network Analyst
5 7 (5.47%) Transmission Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Network Architect
6 6 (4.69%) Field Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Coordinator
7 5 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Developer
7 5 (3.91%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) IP Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) Strategy Manager
8 4 (3.13%) Architecture Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) XSLT
2 3 (2.34%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.34%) WebSockets
3 2 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) Flash
4 1 (0.78%) XML
4 1 (0.78%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.94%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.69%) PKI
4 5 (3.91%) e-Health
4 5 (3.91%) CMDB
5 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.56%) SCADA
6 2 (1.56%) Economics
6 2 (1.56%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.78%) MPEG
7 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.78%) IPTV
7 1 (0.78%) STB
7 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.78%) Robotics
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.72%) Windows
2 11 (8.59%) Linux
3 5 (3.91%) UNIX
4 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.13%) Solaris
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.84%) ITIL
2 14 (10.94%) Migration
3 13 (10.16%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (10.16%) Network Management
4 10 (7.81%) Validation
4 10 (7.81%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.03%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.25%) Line Management
6 8 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.47%) Change Management
7 7 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.47%) Network Design
7 7 (5.47%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.47%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (4.69%) WFM
8 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (4.69%) Service Management
8 6 (4.69%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.25%) Python
2 7 (5.47%) C#
2 7 (5.47%) SQL
3 6 (4.69%) C
4 5 (3.91%) C++
5 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.34%) IronPython
6 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.56%) VC++
6 2 (1.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.78%) Java
7 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (21.88%) CCNA
3 25 (19.53%) Security Cleared
4 23 (17.97%) CCNP
5 13 (10.16%) DV Cleared
5 13 (10.16%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.47%) CCIP
6 7 (5.47%) Degree
7 5 (3.91%) CCIE
7 5 (3.91%) BC Cleared
8 4 (3.13%) SCSA
8 4 (3.13%) CCDP
8 4 (3.13%) Sun Certification
9 2 (1.56%) CCDE
10 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.13%) Firmware
3 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) CA Spectrum
1 5 (3.91%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.78%) SCCM
4 1 (0.78%) Iperf
Vendors
1 39 (30.47%) Cisco
2 28 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.72%) HP
4 14 (10.94%) Juniper
5 11 (8.59%) F5
5 11 (8.59%) Ericsson
6 9 (7.03%) BT
6 9 (7.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 8 (6.25%) Huawei
8 6 (4.69%) Oracle
8 6 (4.69%) NEC
9 5 (3.91%) CA
9 5 (3.91%) VMware
10 4 (3.13%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.13%) Sun
10 4 (3.13%) Veritas
10 4 (3.13%) Nokia
10 4 (3.13%) McAfee
11 3 (2.34%) Remedy
11 3 (2.34%) Cramer