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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 126 137 138
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 19 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 2.27% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Median daily rate £400 £418 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +39.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £338 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £500 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £355 £286
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +24.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £39.08 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.58% +11.64%
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
545 396 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.92% 12.36% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 230 241
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 29 38
Median hourly rate £39.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +102.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Ethernet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -8 5 £288 -31.13% 2
Bristol - 5 £406 -
Dorset - 5 £400 -
Devon - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 13 (52.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (36.00%) ITIL
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (36.00%) BGP
5 8 (32.00%) MPLS
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (28.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 7 (28.00%) OSPF
7 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 6 (24.00%) Juniper
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) WatchGuard
7 6 (24.00%) SonicWALL
7 6 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (20.00%) VLAN
8 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
8 5 (20.00%) VPLS
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Network Design
8 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (20.00%) LAN
8 5 (20.00%) VoIP
8 5 (20.00%) NetScreen
8 5 (20.00%) Internet

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (36.00%) BGP
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (32.00%) MPLS
5 7 (28.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 7 (28.00%) OSPF
6 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 5 (20.00%) FabricPath
7 5 (20.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) NetScreen
7 5 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (20.00%) VLAN
7 5 (20.00%) VoIP
7 5 (20.00%) VPLS
8 4 (16.00%) Network Security
8 4 (16.00%) PuTTY
8 4 (16.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Avionics
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Technician
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Mobile Designer
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.00%) Network Design
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (12.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Case Management
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Server Building
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Service Design
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C#
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) CCIE
4 3 (12.00%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCSA
5 1 (4.00%) CCSE
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (24.00%) Juniper
3 6 (24.00%) SonicWALL
3 6 (24.00%) WatchGuard
4 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.00%) BT
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) Draytek
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Nortel
7 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Veeam
7 1 (4.00%) Veritas
7 1 (4.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) ZyXEL