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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 133 134 126
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 8 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 3.63% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Median daily rate £400 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £254 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £255
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.00%
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
354 413 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.67% 12.92% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 231 271
Median daily rate £350 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £202 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 60
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +68.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Bristol +6 3 £120 +9.09%
Wiltshire -4 3 £400 +21.21% 1
Dorset - 2 £450 - 1
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) MPLS
5 4 (26.67%) BT
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Brocade
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) VPLS
6 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
6 3 (20.00%) WatchGuard
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management

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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) VPLS
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (13.33%) DWDM
6 2 (13.33%) FabricPath
6 2 (13.33%) NetScreen
6 2 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (6.67%) PVCS
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Strategy Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) CAN bus
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
1 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
1 7 (46.67%) Juniper
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Brocade
3 4 (26.67%) BT
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Ciena
5 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Draytek
6 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.67%) Serena
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas