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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
England / South East
Rank 188 214 192
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 50 38 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.46% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 2.33% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 22
Median daily rate £373 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £392 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.00 £17.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £44.00 £40.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
1543 1630 1890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.26% 19.65% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 881 914
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 97 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +19 17 £310 -8.14% 1
Buckinghamshire - 14 £500 -
West Sussex +7 7 - -
Hampshire +9 6 £408 +15.76% 2
Surrey +11 4 £344 +56.25% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 43 (48.31%) Cisco
2 36 (40.45%) WAN
3 35 (39.33%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (35.96%) MPLS
5 30 (33.71%) CCNA
5 30 (33.71%) Telecoms
6 26 (29.21%) VoIP
7 25 (28.09%) Firewall
8 24 (26.97%) LAN
9 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
10 22 (24.72%) F5
11 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
12 20 (22.47%) DNS
12 20 (22.47%) CCNP
13 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
14 17 (19.10%) OSPF
14 17 (19.10%) Degree
15 16 (17.98%) Juniper
15 16 (17.98%) ADSL
15 16 (17.98%) xDSL
16 15 (16.85%) ITIL
16 15 (16.85%) Internet
17 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
17 14 (15.73%) IPsec
18 13 (14.61%) SNMP
18 13 (14.61%) Project Management
18 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (13.48%) Schematic Capture
19 12 (13.48%) BGP
19 12 (13.48%) Network Security

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 (2.25%) Confluence
1 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) OrCAD
2 7 (7.87%) MS Office
3 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.12%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.45%) WAN
2 32 (35.96%) MPLS
3 26 (29.21%) VoIP
4 25 (28.09%) Firewall
5 24 (26.97%) LAN
6 21 (23.60%) TCP/IP
7 20 (22.47%) DNS
8 17 (19.10%) OSPF
9 16 (17.98%) ADSL
9 16 (17.98%) xDSL
10 15 (16.85%) Internet
11 14 (15.73%) IPsec
12 13 (14.61%) SNMP
13 12 (13.48%) BGP
13 12 (13.48%) Network Security
14 11 (12.36%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (11.24%) PSTN
15 10 (11.24%) RFID
15 10 (11.24%) RS-232
15 10 (11.24%) VPN
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.74%) JIRA
2 4 (4.49%) Protractor
2 4 (4.49%) Selenium
2 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
2 4 (4.49%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (33.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.24%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.49%) Electronics
3 4 (4.49%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Legal
4 3 (3.37%) Advertising
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.25%) Automotive
5 2 (2.25%) Military
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Billing
6 1 (1.12%) French Language
6 1 (1.12%) German Language
6 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) Analyst
3 12 (13.48%) Electronics Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Network Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Design Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Network Operations Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Operations Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) Analogue Design Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Digital Design Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.87%) EMC Design Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) EMC Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Product Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Telecoms Manager
9 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 4 (4.49%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.37%) Middleware
3 1 (1.12%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.36%) Driving Licence
3 11 (12.36%) IVR
4 9 (10.11%) Contactless
5 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.99%) Smartcard
6 5 (5.62%) Cryptography
6 5 (5.62%) e-Health
7 3 (3.37%) IPTV
7 3 (3.37%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (3.37%) PKI
7 3 (3.37%) STB
7 3 (3.37%) Video on Demand
8 2 (2.25%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.25%) VHDL
8 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Linux
3 6 (6.74%) Unix
4 3 (3.37%) Android
4 3 (3.37%) Windows NT
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.25%) Solaris
5 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.85%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) Project Management
3 12 (13.48%) Network Design
3 12 (13.48%) Schematic Capture
4 10 (11.24%) Incident Management
4 10 (11.24%) Network Management
4 10 (11.24%) Workflow
5 9 (10.11%) Change Management
5 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.11%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.11%) Service Management
6 8 (8.99%) Validation
7 7 (7.87%) Information Security
7 7 (7.87%) Product Management
8 6 (6.74%) Capacity Management
8 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.74%) Time Management
9 5 (5.62%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) C#
2 5 (5.62%) C
2 5 (5.62%) C++
3 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.25%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.25%) Embedded C++
4 2 (2.25%) Perl
4 2 (2.25%) Python
4 2 (2.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (39.33%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (33.71%) CCNA
3 20 (22.47%) CCNP
4 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
5 17 (19.10%) Degree
6 10 (11.24%) Chartered Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) DV Cleared
8 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.62%) CCIP
10 4 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (3.37%) JNCIA
12 2 (2.25%) CCDP
12 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
12 2 (2.25%) PMP
12 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (2.25%) SCSA
12 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
13 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
13 1 (1.12%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) Firmware
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.12%) XenApp
3 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (3.37%) Nagios
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.12%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.12%) SCCM
4 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (48.31%) Cisco
2 22 (24.72%) F5
3 16 (17.98%) Juniper
4 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
5 11 (12.36%) Avaya
5 11 (12.36%) EMC
6 9 (10.11%) Remedy
7 8 (8.99%) VMware
8 6 (6.74%) CA
9 5 (5.62%) Cyberoam
9 5 (5.62%) HP
9 5 (5.62%) Huawei
10 4 (4.49%) Ericsson
11 3 (3.37%) Extreme Networks
11 3 (3.37%) Genesys
11 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.25%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (2.25%) Palo Alto
12 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.25%) Sun