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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
England / South West
Rank 136 134 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 5 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.14% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 0.98% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £250 £110 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -64.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £110 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £110 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.58%

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
412 409 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.16% 13.91% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 269 188
Median daily rate £361 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £446 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 25
Median hourly rate £43.50 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.90 £44.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +2 2 - - 2
Devon -2 2 £281 -
Bristol +2 1 £200 +81.81%
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 7 (43.75%) Cisco
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 6 (37.50%) Juniper
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) BT
4 4 (25.00%) VHDL
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (25.00%) Brocade
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Altera
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team Management
5 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
5 3 (18.75%) VPLS
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory

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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) MPLS
4 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) VPLS
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) FabricPath
5 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Strategy Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (25.00%) VHDL
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Verilog
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Service Management
1 3 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (12.50%) FPGA Design
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) C++
1 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
1 2 (12.50%) Tcl
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Firmware
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) Altera
3 4 (25.00%) Brocade
3 4 (25.00%) BT
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Ciena
5 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 2 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 2 (12.50%) WatchGuard
5 2 (12.50%) Xilinx
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) VMware