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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 193 149 144
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -5
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 72 86 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.95% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.62% 5.39% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 36
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-74.07% +15.71%
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
1988 1595 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 17.63% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 661 610
Average daily rate £340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 142 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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 -18 39 £450 +69.81% 8
Hampshire -11 13 £320 -14.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £335 -
West Sussex -17 4 £275 -
Surrey -6 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £320 - 3
Kent - - - - 9
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 75 (51.02%) Telecoms
2 50 (34.01%) MPLS
3 47 (31.97%) Cisco
3 47 (31.97%) WAN
4 39 (26.53%) Internet
5 38 (25.85%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (25.85%) TCP/IP
6 37 (25.17%) CCNA
7 35 (23.81%) LAN
8 32 (21.77%) SDH
8 32 (21.77%) VPN
9 30 (20.41%) Microsoft
10 29 (19.73%) Security Cleared
11 28 (19.05%) BGP
11 28 (19.05%) Firewall
12 25 (17.01%) ADSL
12 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (16.33%) CCNP
14 23 (15.65%) Migration
15 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
16 21 (14.29%) ATM
16 21 (14.29%) OSPF
17 19 (12.93%) Ericsson
17 19 (12.93%) Windows
18 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared
19 17 (11.56%) F5
19 17 (11.56%) EIGRP
19 17 (11.56%) Wireless
20 16 (10.88%) VLAN
20 16 (10.88%) SLA

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.76%) IIS
2 5 (3.40%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.40%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.72%) Apache
4 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.36%) WinCC
5 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.44%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.44%) MS Office
3 4 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (34.01%) MPLS
2 47 (31.97%) WAN
3 39 (26.53%) Internet
4 38 (25.85%) TCP/IP
5 35 (23.81%) LAN
6 32 (21.77%) SDH
6 32 (21.77%) VPN
7 28 (19.05%) BGP
7 28 (19.05%) Firewall
8 25 (17.01%) ADSL
9 21 (14.29%) ATM
9 21 (14.29%) OSPF
10 17 (11.56%) Wireless
10 17 (11.56%) EIGRP
11 16 (10.88%) VLAN
11 16 (10.88%) 3G
11 16 (10.88%) Broadband
12 14 (9.52%) GSM
12 14 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
13 13 (8.84%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Toad
1 5 (3.40%) Subversion
1 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.72%) Trac
2 4 (2.72%) LabVIEW
3 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 75 (51.02%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.84%) Finance
3 11 (7.48%) Back Office
4 9 (6.12%) Marketing
5 5 (3.40%) Banking
6 3 (2.04%) Retail
7 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (15.65%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.56%) Transmission Engineer
3 11 (7.48%) Analyst
4 10 (6.80%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.80%) Network Analyst
5 9 (6.12%) IP Engineer
5 9 (6.12%) Network Support
5 9 (6.12%) Product Manager
6 8 (5.44%) Back Office Engineer
7 7 (4.76%) Network Consultant
7 7 (4.76%) Consultant
7 7 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.08%) Field Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) IP Network Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Network Support Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.08%) XML
2 5 (3.40%) SOAP
2 5 (3.40%) Web Services
2 5 (3.40%) JMS
2 5 (3.40%) WSDL
2 5 (3.40%) JAXB
3 4 (2.72%) XSLT
3 4 (2.72%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.04%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.04%) WebSockets
5 2 (1.36%) .NET
6 1 (0.68%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.44%) e-Health
3 6 (4.08%) PKI
4 5 (3.40%) IVR
5 3 (2.04%) CMDB
6 2 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.36%) SCADA
6 2 (1.36%) Economics
6 2 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.36%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.68%) VHDL
7 1 (0.68%) Verilog
7 1 (0.68%) MPEG
7 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.68%) STB
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) IPTV
7 1 (0.68%) Open Source
7 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.93%) Windows
2 16 (10.88%) Linux
3 4 (2.72%) AIX
3 4 (2.72%) SUSE
3 4 (2.72%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (2.72%) UNIX
4 3 (2.04%) CentOS
4 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.04%) Solaris
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.65%) Migration
2 16 (10.88%) ITIL
3 12 (8.16%) Change Management
3 12 (8.16%) Software Engineering
4 11 (7.48%) Load Balancing
4 11 (7.48%) Validation
4 11 (7.48%) PRINCE2
4 11 (7.48%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (6.80%) Line Management
6 9 (6.12%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (5.44%) Network Management
7 8 (5.44%) Service Management
8 7 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.08%) Network Design
9 6 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.08%) Data Entry
9 6 (4.08%) WFM
10 5 (3.40%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.20%) SQL
2 9 (6.12%) Python
3 6 (4.08%) C
3 6 (4.08%) Java
4 5 (3.40%) C#
4 5 (3.40%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.72%) C++
6 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.04%) IronPython
7 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.36%) VC++
7 2 (1.36%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (25.85%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (25.17%) CCNA
3 29 (19.73%) Security Cleared
4 24 (16.33%) CCNP
5 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared
6 14 (9.52%) DV Cleared
7 11 (7.48%) CCIP
8 7 (4.76%) BC Cleared
9 6 (4.08%) Degree
10 5 (3.40%) CCIE
10 5 (3.40%) CCDP
11 3 (2.04%) Sun Certification
11 3 (2.04%) SCSA
12 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.68%) ISEB
12 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.68%) HNC
12 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.36%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) Firmware
2 6 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.72%) vSphere
3 4 (2.72%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) NFS
5 1 (0.68%) Snort
5 1 (0.68%) Squid
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.16%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (4.08%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) Cacti
5 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (31.97%) Cisco
2 30 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 19 (12.93%) Ericsson
4 17 (11.56%) F5
5 14 (9.52%) Nokia
5 14 (9.52%) Oracle
6 12 (8.16%) HP
6 12 (8.16%) Juniper
6 12 (8.16%) CA
6 12 (8.16%) NEC
7 10 (6.80%) VMware
7 10 (6.80%) BT
8 9 (6.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 9 (6.12%) Huawei
9 8 (5.44%) Cramer
10 6 (4.08%) Remedy
11 5 (3.40%) BEA
11 5 (3.40%) Nortel
11 5 (3.40%) Avaya
11 5 (3.40%) MetaSolv
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