The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 131 92 111
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +19
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 4 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.70% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 5.14% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £435 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.67% -6.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+48.93% -23.57%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
410 292 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.78% 13.58% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 154 193
Average daily rate £375 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £198 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Ethernet
England

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
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 23 July 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
Dorset +9 2 £295 - 1
Bristol -27 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 £350 -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Firmware
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
5 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) ERP

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) ADSL
5 1 (11.11%) Multicast
5 1 (11.11%) VPLS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) Junos
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) VRRP
5 1 (11.11%) SNA
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Avionics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
2 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Intel
5 1 (11.11%) Siemens
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee
5 1 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard
5 1 (11.11%) IronPort
5 1 (11.11%) Trustwave
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago