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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 162 159 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -64
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 96 74 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.87% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.16% 5.25% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 25
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £180 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £481 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £260 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £12.40 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £37.30 £130.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+96.96% -52.85%
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
1862 1409 1881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.04% 16.63% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 665 657
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 96 173
Average hourly rate £23.13 £23.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% +19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +12 52 £250 - 10
Surrey +5 23 £251 +4.68% 5
Buckinghamshire -9 9 £425 +21.42% 1
Hampshire -22 6 £350 +27.27% 4
Kent - 1 £220 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
West Sussex - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 82 (56.16%) Telecoms
2 55 (37.67%) Cisco
3 50 (34.25%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (32.88%) MPLS
5 41 (28.08%) CCNA
6 37 (25.34%) Firewall
7 33 (22.60%) Juniper
8 30 (20.55%) CCNP
8 30 (20.55%) VPN
8 30 (20.55%) Security Cleared
9 28 (19.18%) TCP/IP
9 28 (19.18%) BGP
10 26 (17.81%) SC Cleared
11 25 (17.12%) 3G
12 24 (16.44%) Ericsson
13 23 (15.75%) Internet
13 23 (15.75%) WAN
13 23 (15.75%) Migration
14 22 (15.07%) 2G
14 22 (15.07%) IPsec
15 20 (13.70%) LAN
15 20 (13.70%) SDH
15 20 (13.70%) Nokia
15 20 (13.70%) CCIP
16 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
16 19 (13.01%) Nortel
16 19 (13.01%) Load Balancing
16 19 (13.01%) LTE
17 17 (11.64%) Huawei
17 17 (11.64%) OSPF

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 7 (4.79%) WebLogic
1 7 (4.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.42%) Apache
2 5 (3.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Moodle
4 1 (0.68%) Lync
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.48%) MS Office
3 5 (3.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (32.88%) MPLS
2 37 (25.34%) Firewall
3 30 (20.55%) VPN
4 28 (19.18%) TCP/IP
4 28 (19.18%) BGP
5 25 (17.12%) 3G
6 23 (15.75%) Internet
6 23 (15.75%) WAN
7 22 (15.07%) 2G
7 22 (15.07%) IPsec
8 20 (13.70%) LAN
8 20 (13.70%) SDH
9 19 (13.01%) LTE
10 17 (11.64%) OSPF
10 17 (11.64%) VoIP
11 15 (10.27%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (8.90%) SNMP
12 13 (8.90%) ATM
12 13 (8.90%) SAN
12 13 (8.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.42%) DB2
4 2 (1.37%) Informix
5 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Toad
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.68%) AppScan
General
1 82 (56.16%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.22%) Back Office
3 7 (4.79%) Finance
4 3 (2.05%) Electronics
4 3 (2.05%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (14.38%) Transmission Engineer
1 21 (14.38%) IP Engineer
2 19 (13.01%) Network Engineer
3 13 (8.90%) Design Engineer
4 10 (6.85%) Analyst
5 9 (6.16%) NOC Engineer
6 8 (5.48%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) Consultant
7 7 (4.79%) Back Office Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Transmission Planner
8 6 (4.11%) Network Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.11%) Architect
9 5 (3.42%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.42%) Security Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) Transmission Planning Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) Provisioning Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) SOAP
1 7 (4.79%) Web Services
1 7 (4.79%) XML
1 7 (4.79%) WSDL
1 7 (4.79%) JMS
1 7 (4.79%) JAXB
2 5 (3.42%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.37%) Qt
3 2 (1.37%) WinForms
3 2 (1.37%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) Flash
4 1 (0.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.42%) IVR
2 5 (3.42%) e-Health
3 4 (2.74%) iPad
3 4 (2.74%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.05%) PKI
5 2 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.37%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.37%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.37%) MPEG
6 1 (0.68%) DTV
6 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.68%) VHDL
6 1 (0.68%) Verilog
6 1 (0.68%) GIS
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) Life Science
6 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.64%) Windows
2 15 (10.27%) Linux
3 7 (4.79%) SUSE
4 6 (4.11%) AIX
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (2.74%) Android
6 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.74%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.05%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.37%) CentOS
8 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.68%) UNIX
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.75%) Migration
2 19 (13.01%) Load Balancing
3 16 (10.96%) Software Engineering
4 13 (8.90%) Validation
5 12 (8.22%) Network Management
6 9 (6.16%) Network Architecture
6 9 (6.16%) Change Management
7 8 (5.48%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.48%) Project Management
7 8 (5.48%) ITIL
8 7 (4.79%) OO
8 7 (4.79%) TDD
8 7 (4.79%) Fault Management
8 7 (4.79%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.11%) Service Management
10 5 (3.42%) Workflow
10 5 (3.42%) Project Planning
10 5 (3.42%) Network Design
10 5 (3.42%) Network Planning
10 5 (3.42%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.27%) SQL
2 11 (7.53%) C
3 9 (6.16%) C++
3 9 (6.16%) Java
4 7 (4.79%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.74%) C#
6 3 (2.05%) Python
6 3 (2.05%) Embedded C
6 3 (2.05%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.68%) VB
7 1 (0.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 50 (34.25%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (28.08%) CCNA
3 30 (20.55%) CCNP
3 30 (20.55%) Security Cleared
4 26 (17.81%) SC Cleared
5 20 (13.70%) CCIP
6 13 (8.90%) CCIE
7 8 (5.48%) Degree
8 6 (4.11%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.42%) CCDP
10 3 (2.05%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.37%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.37%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.37%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.37%) CCSP
11 2 (1.37%) CCDA
11 2 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.37%) HND
12 1 (0.68%) MCP
12 1 (0.68%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) Firmware
2 6 (4.11%) vSphere
3 5 (3.42%) FreeRADIUS
4 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.68%) Squid
6 1 (0.68%) Snort
6 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (2.05%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.68%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.68%) Cacti
Vendors
1 55 (37.67%) Cisco
2 33 (22.60%) Juniper
3 24 (16.44%) Ericsson
4 20 (13.70%) Nokia
5 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
5 19 (13.01%) Nortel
6 17 (11.64%) Huawei
7 15 (10.27%) Cramer
8 14 (9.59%) Oracle
9 12 (8.22%) VMware
9 12 (8.22%) NEC
10 11 (7.53%) CA
10 11 (7.53%) CheckPoint
11 10 (6.85%) F5
12 9 (6.16%) HP
13 8 (5.48%) Redback
13 8 (5.48%) Radware
14 7 (4.79%) Avaya
14 7 (4.79%) BEA
14 7 (4.79%) MetaSolv
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