The table below looks at the statistics for Ethereal skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethereal over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethereal
Rank - - 602
Contract jobs citing Ethereal 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8536 7954 7149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 14.67% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5190 4459 3882
Median daily rate £390 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 462 409
Median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

Ethereal
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Ethereal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Ethereal Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ethereal
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ethereal within the UK.

Ethereal Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ethereal
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ethereal within the UK.

Ethereal Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ethereal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ethereal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Ethereal.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Ethereal
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) IOS XR
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware