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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 189 154 131
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -23
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 67 98 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 1.04% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 5.79% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 46 38
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% +12.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £306 £280
% change year-on-year
+18.36% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.08 £47.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £39.80 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £180.00 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.31% +26.15%
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
2010 1694 1667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.08% 17.91% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 751 694
Average daily rate £350 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 116 161
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.13 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.41% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -16 34 £473 +105.43% 11
Hampshire -22 12 £315 -3.07% 8
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £335 - 2
Surrey -16 3 - - 2
Middlesex - 2 £175 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
West Sussex -20 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £350 -
Kent - 1 - - 6
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 65 (46.76%) Telecoms
2 45 (32.37%) WAN
3 43 (30.94%) Cisco
3 43 (30.94%) MPLS
4 38 (27.34%) TCP/IP
5 36 (25.90%) Internet
6 35 (25.18%) LAN
7 34 (24.46%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (23.74%) SDH
9 32 (23.02%) CCNA
10 30 (21.58%) VPN
11 29 (20.86%) Security Cleared
12 26 (18.71%) Microsoft
13 24 (17.27%) BGP
13 24 (17.27%) ATM
14 23 (16.55%) CCNP
14 23 (16.55%) Migration
14 23 (16.55%) Firewall
15 21 (15.11%) ADSL
16 20 (14.39%) OSPF
16 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (13.67%) Windows
18 18 (12.95%) Linux
18 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
18 18 (12.95%) Wireless
19 17 (12.23%) VLAN
19 17 (12.23%) ITIL
19 17 (12.23%) EIGRP
19 17 (12.23%) Radio Access Network
20 16 (11.51%) SC Cleared

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (5.76%) IIS
2 5 (3.60%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.60%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.88%) Apache
4 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.44%) CMS
4 2 (1.44%) WinCC
5 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.76%) MS Office
3 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.37%) WAN
2 43 (30.94%) MPLS
3 38 (27.34%) TCP/IP
4 36 (25.90%) Internet
5 35 (25.18%) LAN
6 33 (23.74%) SDH
7 30 (21.58%) VPN
8 24 (17.27%) BGP
8 24 (17.27%) ATM
9 23 (16.55%) Firewall
10 21 (15.11%) ADSL
11 20 (14.39%) OSPF
12 18 (12.95%) Wireless
13 17 (12.23%) VLAN
13 17 (12.23%) EIGRP
13 17 (12.23%) Radio Access Network
14 16 (11.51%) Broadband
15 15 (10.79%) 3G
16 13 (9.35%) GSM
16 13 (9.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
1 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Subversion
2 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.60%) Toad
3 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.88%) LabVIEW
3 4 (2.88%) Trac
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.72%) GCC
6 1 (0.72%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.72%) JIRA
6 1 (0.72%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
General
1 65 (46.76%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.91%) Marketing
3 10 (7.19%) Finance
4 6 (4.32%) Back Office
5 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Retail
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (17.27%) Network Engineer
2 11 (7.91%) Transmission Engineer
3 10 (7.19%) Network Support
4 9 (6.47%) Product Manager
4 9 (6.47%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.76%) Analyst
5 8 (5.76%) IP Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Network Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) Network Consultant
7 6 (4.32%) Consultant
7 6 (4.32%) Architect
7 6 (4.32%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.32%) Coordinator
7 6 (4.32%) IP Network Engineer
7 6 (4.32%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) Network Support Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.32%) Field Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Network Architect
8 5 (3.60%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) XML
2 5 (3.60%) JAXB
2 5 (3.60%) SOAP
2 5 (3.60%) Web Services
2 5 (3.60%) WSDL
2 5 (3.60%) JMS
3 4 (2.88%) XSLT
3 4 (2.88%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.16%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.16%) WebSockets
5 2 (1.44%) .NET
5 2 (1.44%) Qt
6 1 (0.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.32%) PKI
3 4 (2.88%) e-Health
4 3 (2.16%) CMDB
5 2 (1.44%) SCADA
5 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.44%) Economics
5 2 (1.44%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.44%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.72%) Open Source
6 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.72%) VHDL
6 1 (0.72%) Verilog
6 1 (0.72%) IVR
6 1 (0.72%) STB
6 1 (0.72%) IPTV
6 1 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.67%) Windows
2 18 (12.95%) Linux
3 4 (2.88%) UNIX
3 4 (2.88%) AIX
3 4 (2.88%) SUSE
3 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.16%) CentOS
4 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.16%) Solaris
5 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.55%) Migration
2 17 (12.23%) ITIL
3 14 (10.07%) Software Engineering
4 12 (8.63%) Change Management
5 11 (7.91%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (7.91%) PRINCE2
6 10 (7.19%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.19%) Validation
6 10 (7.19%) Line Management
7 9 (6.47%) Network Management
8 8 (5.76%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.76%) Service Management
9 7 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.32%) WFM
10 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.32%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.32%) Data Entry
11 5 (3.60%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (3.60%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.79%) SQL
2 9 (6.47%) Python
3 8 (5.76%) C
4 7 (5.04%) C#
5 6 (4.32%) C++
5 6 (4.32%) Java
6 5 (3.60%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.16%) IronPython
7 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.44%) VC++
8 2 (1.44%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.72%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 34 (24.46%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (23.02%) CCNA
3 29 (20.86%) Security Cleared
4 23 (16.55%) CCNP
5 16 (11.51%) SC Cleared
6 13 (9.35%) DV Cleared
7 9 (6.47%) CCIP
8 7 (5.04%) BC Cleared
8 7 (5.04%) Degree
9 5 (3.60%) CCIE
9 5 (3.60%) CCDP
10 3 (2.16%) SCSA
10 3 (2.16%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.72%) ISEB
11 1 (0.72%) HNC
11 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.51%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.16%) QA
3 2 (1.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (7.19%) Firmware
2 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.88%) vSphere
3 4 (2.88%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.72%) Squid
5 1 (0.72%) Snort
5 1 (0.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) CA Spectrum
2 7 (5.04%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.88%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (30.94%) Cisco
2 26 (18.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.07%) Ericsson
3 14 (10.07%) Oracle
3 14 (10.07%) F5
4 13 (9.35%) HP
5 12 (8.63%) Juniper
6 10 (7.19%) Huawei
6 10 (7.19%) BT
6 10 (7.19%) VMware
6 10 (7.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 8 (5.76%) CA
7 8 (5.76%) Nokia
8 7 (5.04%) Cramer
8 7 (5.04%) NEC
9 5 (3.60%) MetaSolv
9 5 (3.60%) BEA
10 4 (2.88%) IBM
10 4 (2.88%) Citrix
10 4 (2.88%) CheckPoint
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