The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 134 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 10 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.71% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 5.42% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate £320 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 424 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.83% 13.15% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 215 171
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £13.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ethernet across the South West region.

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the South West region.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Wiltshire -1 8 £330 -40.00%
Gloucestershire +6 1 - -
Bristol -3 1 £110 -64.51% 1
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) Wireless
3 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) DNS
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (34.48%) VMware
5 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (31.03%) VPN
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) LAN
7 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
8 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
8 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
8 7 (24.14%) vSphere
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (24.14%) DHCP
9 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.69%) Migration
9 6 (20.69%) PRINCE
9 6 (20.69%) SAN
9 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (20.69%) Office 365
9 6 (20.69%) Skype
9 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
9 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.69%) Data Protection

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.34%) Eucalyptus
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Firewall
1 13 (44.83%) Wireless
2 11 (37.93%) DNS
3 9 (31.03%) VPN
4 8 (27.59%) LAN
5 7 (24.14%) DHCP
6 6 (20.69%) SAN
6 6 (20.69%) Skype
7 5 (17.24%) BGP
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (17.24%) SSH
7 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.79%) HSRP
8 4 (13.79%) Junos
8 4 (13.79%) MPLS
8 4 (13.79%) Network Security
8 4 (13.79%) OSPF
8 4 (13.79%) SSL
8 4 (13.79%) VRRP
8 4 (13.79%) WAN
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 8 (27.59%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Service Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Support
3 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
1 3 (10.34%) Java EE
2 1 (3.45%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Replication
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.34%) iPad
4 3 (10.34%) iPhone
4 3 (10.34%) Private Cloud
4 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
5 2 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.90%) VHDL
6 1 (3.45%) PKI
6 1 (3.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
1 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) PRINCE
3 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (13.79%) High Availability
5 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Network Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Schematic Capture
7 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CCIE
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) CISSP
3 3 (10.34%) JNCIE
4 2 (6.90%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) vSphere
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
4 4 (13.79%) F5
4 4 (13.79%) Intel
4 4 (13.79%) Intel Security
4 4 (13.79%) IronPort
4 4 (13.79%) Juniper
5 3 (10.34%) Apple
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds