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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 166 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 77 94 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 1.08% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.24% 5.96% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 20
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£270 £245 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £22.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £30.60 £145.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.72%
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
1815 1577 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.78% 18.11% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 716 593
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 94 168
Average hourly rate £19.91 £24.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -7 38 £256 +8.46% 11
Surrey +5 21 £270 +12.50% 5
Hampshire -10 7 £300 +9.09% 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Middlesex +1 2 - -
West Sussex +6 1 £350 +42.85% 2
Kent - 1 £220 -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 80 (56.74%) Telecoms
2 51 (36.17%) Cisco
2 51 (36.17%) MPLS
3 44 (31.21%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (31.21%) Juniper
4 38 (26.95%) LTE
5 33 (23.40%) 3G
6 32 (22.70%) Ericsson
7 30 (21.28%) Huawei
8 29 (20.57%) CCNP
8 29 (20.57%) ATM
9 28 (19.86%) Security Cleared
9 28 (19.86%) Firewall
10 27 (19.15%) SDH
11 26 (18.44%) CCNA
11 26 (18.44%) Nokia
12 23 (16.31%) BGP
13 22 (15.60%) TCP/IP
13 22 (15.60%) 2G
13 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
14 21 (14.89%) IPsec
14 21 (14.89%) VPN
14 21 (14.89%) Nortel
15 19 (13.48%) Internet
16 18 (12.77%) OSPF
17 17 (12.06%) Project Management
18 16 (11.35%) NEC
18 16 (11.35%) Radio Access Network
19 15 (10.64%) Validation
19 15 (10.64%) C

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) Apache
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.71%) Lync
2 1 (0.71%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (6.38%) MS Office
2 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (36.17%) MPLS
2 38 (26.95%) LTE
3 33 (23.40%) 3G
4 29 (20.57%) ATM
5 28 (19.86%) Firewall
6 27 (19.15%) SDH
7 23 (16.31%) BGP
8 22 (15.60%) TCP/IP
8 22 (15.60%) 2G
9 21 (14.89%) IPsec
9 21 (14.89%) VPN
10 19 (13.48%) Internet
11 18 (12.77%) OSPF
12 16 (11.35%) Radio Access Network
13 14 (9.93%) VoIP
13 14 (9.93%) DWDM
14 13 (9.22%) UMTS
15 12 (8.51%) SNMP
15 12 (8.51%) WAN
16 11 (7.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.13%) Informix
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.71%) DB2
3 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Toad
2 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.71%) AppScan
2 1 (0.71%) Subversion
2 1 (0.71%) Trac
General
1 80 (56.74%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.96%) Back Office
3 4 (2.84%) Electronics
4 2 (1.42%) Finance
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (19.15%) Design Engineer
2 26 (18.44%) Transmission Engineer
3 22 (15.60%) IP Engineer
4 21 (14.89%) Network Engineer
5 16 (11.35%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) Architect
7 7 (4.96%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.96%) NOC Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Provisioning Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Transmission Planner
10 4 (2.84%) Transmission Planning Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) IP Network Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.84%) Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Consultant
11 3 (2.13%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.13%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) WinForms
1 2 (1.42%) JMS
1 2 (1.42%) WSDL
1 2 (1.42%) .NET
1 2 (1.42%) SOAP
1 2 (1.42%) Web Services
1 2 (1.42%) XML
1 2 (1.42%) JAXB
2 1 (0.71%) Flash
2 1 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.71%) WPF
2 1 (0.71%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.71%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.55%) MPEG
3 4 (2.84%) iPad
3 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.13%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.42%) DTV
6 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.71%) VHDL
6 1 (0.71%) GIS
6 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.71%) Life Science
6 1 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.64%) Windows
2 9 (6.38%) UNIX
2 9 (6.38%) Linux
3 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.55%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.84%) Android
5 3 (2.13%) SUSE
5 3 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.06%) Project Management
2 15 (10.64%) Validation
3 14 (9.93%) Migration
3 14 (9.93%) Load Balancing
4 13 (9.22%) Network Planning
5 12 (8.51%) Network Management
6 11 (7.80%) Network Architecture
6 11 (7.80%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.67%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.96%) Network Design
9 6 (4.26%) OO
9 6 (4.26%) ITIL
10 5 (3.55%) Project Planning
11 4 (2.84%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.84%) Data Protection
12 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.13%) OOD
12 3 (2.13%) OOP
12 3 (2.13%) Service Management
12 3 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.64%) C
2 8 (5.67%) C++
3 7 (4.96%) Perl
4 6 (4.26%) PHP
4 6 (4.26%) SQL
5 4 (2.84%) Java
5 4 (2.84%) C#
6 3 (2.13%) Embedded C
6 3 (2.13%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.42%) Python
7 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (31.21%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (20.57%) CCNP
3 28 (19.86%) Security Cleared
4 26 (18.44%) CCNA
5 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
6 14 (9.93%) CCIE
6 14 (9.93%) Degree
7 13 (9.22%) CCIP
8 4 (2.84%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.13%) CCDA
10 2 (1.42%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.42%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.42%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.42%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.42%) CCDP
10 2 (1.42%) CCSP
10 2 (1.42%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.71%) PMP
11 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) vSphere
3 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.71%) Firmware
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.71%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Unicenter
1 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 51 (36.17%) Cisco
2 44 (31.21%) Juniper
3 32 (22.70%) Ericsson
4 30 (21.28%) Huawei
5 26 (18.44%) Nokia
6 21 (14.89%) Nortel
7 16 (11.35%) NEC
8 13 (9.22%) BT
8 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
9 10 (7.09%) Redback
9 10 (7.09%) Cramer
9 10 (7.09%) Radware
9 10 (7.09%) CheckPoint
10 9 (6.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 9 (6.38%) HP
11 8 (5.67%) Brocade
11 8 (5.67%) VMware
11 8 (5.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 7 (4.96%) Fortinet
13 6 (4.26%) Oracle
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