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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 124 141 111
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -30
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 14 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.15% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 1.11% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
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£475 £325 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £307 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £429 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +15.55%
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
353 450 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.56% 13.94% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 253 190
Average daily rate £360 £375 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 20
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £40.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
Wiltshire +6 4 £478 +46.92% 1
Devon +7 2 - - 1
Dorset +3 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £310 - 5
Bristol - 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 22 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 18 (47.37%) UMTS
3 17 (44.74%) ATM
3 17 (44.74%) GSM
3 17 (44.74%) SDH
3 17 (44.74%) Ericsson
3 17 (44.74%) RNC
3 17 (44.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (44.74%) Radio Access Network
4 16 (42.11%) Line Management
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (42.11%) WFM
4 16 (42.11%) SLA
5 13 (34.21%) LAN
5 13 (34.21%) WAN
6 11 (28.95%) Cisco
7 9 (23.68%) Finance
7 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Windows
9 7 (18.42%) UNIX
9 7 (18.42%) Linux
9 7 (18.42%) Java EE
10 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (15.79%) Migration
10 6 (15.79%) VMware
10 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
11 5 (13.16%) VPN
11 5 (13.16%) DNS
11 5 (13.16%) Oracle
11 5 (13.16%) Firewall

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (10.53%) Eucalyptus
1 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) UMTS
2 17 (44.74%) ATM
2 17 (44.74%) GSM
2 17 (44.74%) SDH
2 17 (44.74%) RNC
2 17 (44.74%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (34.21%) LAN
3 13 (34.21%) WAN
4 5 (13.16%) VPN
4 5 (13.16%) DNS
4 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 5 (13.16%) Network Security
5 4 (10.53%) MPLS
5 4 (10.53%) OSPF
5 4 (10.53%) BGP
5 4 (10.53%) Wireless
5 4 (10.53%) VLAN
6 3 (7.89%) IPv4
6 3 (7.89%) IPv6
6 3 (7.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) OLTP
General
1 22 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Field Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Ericsson Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) SOA Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Java EE
2 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) WSDL
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) XSD
2 3 (7.89%) JSON
2 3 (7.89%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) JMS
3 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Private Cloud
1 4 (10.53%) Public Cloud
1 4 (10.53%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) Streaming Video
2 3 (7.89%) Cryptography
2 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Line Management
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (42.11%) WFM
2 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
3 4 (10.53%) Service Management
3 4 (10.53%) Validation
3 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.89%) B2B
4 3 (7.89%) B2C
4 3 (7.89%) UML
4 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.89%) SOA
4 3 (7.89%) BPEL
4 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (7.89%) Build Automation
4 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) C
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) JNCIS
3 4 (10.53%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) COBIT
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Iperf
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Ericsson
1 17 (44.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) Juniper
5 4 (10.53%) NetApp
5 4 (10.53%) Nokia
6 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.89%) IBM
6 3 (7.89%) Brocade
6 3 (7.89%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) Tandberg
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) IronPort
7 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.63%) McAfee
7 1 (2.63%) Trustwave
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