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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethereal
Rank - - 645
Contract jobs citing Ethereal 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £350
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
7611 7835 8312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.17% 14.32% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4599 4756
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 475 451
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mandriva Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CME
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds