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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 216 190 171
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -19
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 41 69 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.73% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 3.50% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 33
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £205 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £17.97 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £40.55 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
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 1971 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.29% 20.82% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 946 628
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £193 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 115 120
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 16 £306 +22.50% 3
Hampshire +6 8 £352 +0.57% 9
M4 Corridor +2 6 £300 -14.28%
West Sussex +5 5 £290 +5.35% 1
Surrey -6 5 - - 5
Kent - 1 £350 - 4
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 55 (57.29%) Cisco
2 42 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 41 (42.71%) Firewall
4 40 (41.67%) MPLS
5 38 (39.58%) DNS
6 36 (37.50%) WAN
7 35 (36.46%) LAN
8 34 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (32.29%) Telecoms
10 30 (31.25%) DHCP
10 30 (31.25%) ITIL
11 29 (30.21%) IPsec
12 27 (28.13%) OSPF
13 25 (26.04%) SNMP
14 24 (25.00%) HSRP
15 23 (23.96%) VLAN
16 22 (22.92%) CCNA
16 22 (22.92%) BGP
16 22 (22.92%) Data Centre
17 21 (21.88%) Linux
18 20 (20.83%) VPN
18 20 (20.83%) SSL
19 19 (19.79%) HP
19 19 (19.79%) ADSL
19 19 (19.79%) 802.1X
20 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
21 17 (17.71%) Juniper
21 17 (17.71%) SDH
21 17 (17.71%) ICMP
22 16 (16.67%) Change Management

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (1.04%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (1.04%) IBM Domino
1 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 41 (42.71%) Firewall
3 40 (41.67%) MPLS
4 38 (39.58%) DNS
5 36 (37.50%) WAN
6 35 (36.46%) LAN
7 30 (31.25%) DHCP
8 29 (30.21%) IPsec
9 27 (28.13%) OSPF
10 25 (26.04%) SNMP
11 24 (25.00%) HSRP
12 23 (23.96%) VLAN
13 22 (22.92%) BGP
14 20 (20.83%) SSL
14 20 (20.83%) VPN
15 19 (19.79%) ADSL
16 17 (17.71%) ICMP
16 17 (17.71%) SDH
17 15 (15.63%) 3G
17 15 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) InstallShield
1 3 (3.13%) Subversion
2 2 (2.08%) Hudson
2 2 (2.08%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.08%) VectorCAST
3 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (32.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.54%) Finance
3 5 (5.21%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.08%) Avionics
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Transmission Engineer
3 13 (13.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Microwave Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Cisco Support
5 7 (7.29%) Design Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Network Support
6 6 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Access Transmission Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Configuration Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Security Support Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.79%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.21%) XML
3 2 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (1.04%) .NET
4 1 (1.04%) Ajax
4 1 (1.04%) Flash
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 15 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.38%) Driving Licence
4 8 (8.33%) Cryptography
5 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (4.17%) PKI
7 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.13%) Replication
8 2 (2.08%) Clustering
8 2 (2.08%) CPLD
8 2 (2.08%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.04%) BYOD
9 1 (1.04%) Handset
9 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Linux
2 15 (15.63%) Windows
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.13%) Unix
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.08%) ThreadX
7 2 (2.08%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.04%) CentOS
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Change Management
3 14 (14.58%) Project Management
4 13 (13.54%) Load Balancing
5 12 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 11 (11.46%) High Availability
6 11 (11.46%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (10.42%) Incident Management
7 10 (10.42%) Information Security
7 10 (10.42%) Migration
8 9 (9.38%) Network Management
8 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.33%) Computer Security
9 8 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 8 (8.33%) Security Patching
9 8 (8.33%) Service Management
10 7 (7.29%) Network Design
10 7 (7.29%) Presales
11 5 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) C
2 4 (4.17%) Embedded C
3 3 (3.13%) C++
3 3 (3.13%) SQL
4 2 (2.08%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.04%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 34 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (22.92%) CCNA
3 11 (11.46%) CCNP
3 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.42%) Degree
5 8 (8.33%) CCIE
6 7 (7.29%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (5.21%) CCENT
8 5 (5.21%) CCSE
9 4 (4.17%) CCDE
9 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.17%) MCP
9 4 (4.17%) MCSA
9 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.08%) HNC
10 2 (2.08%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.04%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) SLA
2 9 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.13%) Firmware
4 2 (2.08%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Cacti
1 4 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.08%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (2.08%) OpenView
4 1 (1.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.04%) OPNET
Vendors
1 55 (57.29%) Cisco
2 19 (19.79%) HP
3 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.71%) Juniper
5 16 (16.67%) F5
6 11 (11.46%) VMware
7 10 (10.42%) Cyberoam
7 10 (10.42%) Huawei
7 10 (10.42%) Nokia
8 9 (9.38%) NEC
9 8 (8.33%) Ericsson
10 7 (7.29%) Fortinet
11 6 (6.25%) CheckPoint
11 6 (6.25%) SolarWinds
12 5 (5.21%) BT
12 5 (5.21%) IBM
13 4 (4.17%) Dell
13 4 (4.17%) EMC
13 4 (4.17%) Intel
13 4 (4.17%) Nortel
Surrey
CPS Group Limited
Rate: negotiable hourly rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Qualserv
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley
Revolution Technology
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £270 - £285 per day
Posted: 27 days ago