The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 398 420 359
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -61
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 220 166 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.77% 2.40% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 80 71
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£350 £305 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.00 £9.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.60 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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
7948 6904 6873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.12% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4423 3766 3378
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 383 558
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 195 £350 +7.69% 68
London +33 79 £350 -7.89% 16
South East -17 64 £320 +13.27% 23
Berkshire +3 28 £356 +103.57% 9
Buckinghamshire +12 13 £335 -16.25% 2
Scotland +5 13 £158 - 3
East of England +12 12 £250 -20.94% 12
City of London +6 11 £450 +38.46% 6
Hampshire -11 10 £320 +6.66% 8
North West -20 10 - - 7
South West +13 8 £475 +51.39% 4
Milton Keynes +9 8 - -
Manchester -10 8 - - 6
Reading +10 7 - - 6
Wiltshire +9 7 £475 +46.15% 1
New Malden - 7 - - 2
Slough +6 6 £356 -
Hertfordshire +4 6 £370 +5.82% 2
East Midlands -9 6 £425 - 2
Swindon - 6 £475 -
Inverness - 6 - -
Highlands - 6 - -
Yorkshire -17 5 - - 4
Welwyn Garden City 0 4 £370 +5.82%
Hook -4 4 £383 -11.04% 1
West Lothian - 4 - -
Essex +4 3 £400 - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £250 -6.10% 8
Cambridge +1 3 £250 - 7
Surrey -12 3 - - 1

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet.

1 199 (44.32%) Cisco
2 186 (41.43%) Telecoms
3 136 (30.29%) WAN
4 133 (29.62%) LAN
5 131 (29.18%) MPLS
6 124 (27.62%) TCP/IP
7 123 (27.39%) VPN
8 114 (25.39%) Cisco Certification
9 105 (23.39%) BGP
10 99 (22.05%) SDH
11 96 (21.38%) Firewall
12 88 (19.60%) ATM
13 84 (18.71%) CCNA
14 81 (18.04%) Wireless
15 80 (17.82%) OSPF
15 80 (17.82%) Internet
16 79 (17.59%) SLA
17 76 (16.93%) CCNP
17 76 (16.93%) Juniper
17 76 (16.93%) Radio Access Network
18 72 (16.04%) UMTS
18 72 (16.04%) GSM
18 72 (16.04%) Linux
19 71 (15.81%) Ericsson
20 69 (15.37%) Windows
20 69 (15.37%) Line Management
21 68 (15.14%) Microsoft
22 67 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
23 66 (14.70%) Security Cleared
23 66 (14.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.23%) CMS
2 10 (2.23%) IIS
3 7 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.34%) Eucalyptus
4 6 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.34%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.89%) Apache
6 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.45%) Moodle
7 2 (0.45%) WinCC
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.22%) SAS
8 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 45 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.02%) MS Office
3 13 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.22%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.34%) SaaS
1 6 (1.34%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.89%) Office 365
3 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (30.29%) WAN
2 133 (29.62%) LAN
3 131 (29.18%) MPLS
4 124 (27.62%) TCP/IP
5 123 (27.39%) VPN
6 105 (23.39%) BGP
7 99 (22.05%) SDH
8 96 (21.38%) Firewall
9 88 (19.60%) ATM
10 81 (18.04%) Wireless
11 80 (17.82%) OSPF
11 80 (17.82%) Internet
12 76 (16.93%) Radio Access Network
13 72 (16.04%) UMTS
13 72 (16.04%) GSM
14 64 (14.25%) RNC
15 63 (14.03%) DNS
16 56 (12.47%) Cisco ASA
17 54 (12.03%) VLAN
18 50 (11.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.56%) MySQL
3 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.45%) DB2
5 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.45%) OLTP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.34%) Subversion
3 5 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.89%) LabVIEW
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.89%) Trac
5 3 (0.67%) CANoe
6 2 (0.45%) JIRA
7 1 (0.22%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.22%) GCC
7 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.22%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
General
1 186 (41.43%) Telecoms
2 54 (12.03%) Finance
3 18 (4.01%) Multimedia
4 12 (2.67%) Marketing
5 11 (2.45%) Back Office
6 6 (1.34%) Retail
7 5 (1.11%) Banking
7 5 (1.11%) Electronics
8 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.89%) Automotive
8 4 (0.89%) German Language
9 3 (0.67%) Billing
9 3 (0.67%) Law
10 2 (0.45%) Military
10 2 (0.45%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 107 (23.83%) Network Engineer
2 64 (14.25%) Field Engineer
3 28 (6.24%) IP Engineer
4 27 (6.01%) Architect
5 22 (4.90%) Analyst
6 18 (4.01%) Operations Engineer
6 18 (4.01%) Project Manager
6 18 (4.01%) Support Engineer
6 18 (4.01%) Support Analyst
7 17 (3.79%) Implementation Engineer
8 15 (3.34%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (3.34%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (3.12%) Software Engineer
9 14 (3.12%) Network Support
9 14 (3.12%) Transmission Engineer
10 12 (2.67%) Developer
11 11 (2.45%) IP Network Engineer
11 11 (2.45%) Hardware Engineer
12 10 (2.23%) Product Manager
13 9 (2.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.00%) Java EE
2 6 (1.34%) .NET
2 6 (1.34%) SOAP
2 6 (1.34%) Web Services
3 5 (1.11%) HTML5
3 5 (1.11%) HTML
4 4 (0.89%) XSLT
4 4 (0.89%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.67%) WebSockets
5 3 (0.67%) REST
5 3 (0.67%) WSRP
5 3 (0.67%) JSON
5 3 (0.67%) WSDL
5 3 (0.67%) XSD
5 3 (0.67%) Middleware
6 2 (0.45%) Flash
6 2 (0.45%) Qt
7 1 (0.22%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.46%) PKI
3 26 (5.79%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (2.67%) Replication
5 11 (2.45%) Clustering
6 7 (1.56%) iPad
7 6 (1.34%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.34%) Streaming Video
7 6 (1.34%) iPhone
7 6 (1.34%) e-Health
7 6 (1.34%) Open Source
7 6 (1.34%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.34%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.11%) CMDB
8 5 (1.11%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.11%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.89%) Device Driver
9 4 (0.89%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.04%) Linux
2 69 (15.37%) Windows
3 44 (9.80%) UNIX
4 22 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.12%) Android
5 14 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.23%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.78%) AIX
8 8 (1.78%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.56%) Solaris
10 5 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (1.11%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.89%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.89%) CentOS
12 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (15.37%) Line Management
2 67 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (13.81%) WFM
4 49 (10.91%) Network Management
5 46 (10.24%) Migration
6 43 (9.58%) ITIL
7 40 (8.91%) Load Balancing
8 25 (5.57%) Network Design
9 24 (5.35%) Validation
9 24 (5.35%) PRINCE2
10 22 (4.90%) Software Engineering
11 21 (4.68%) Configuration Management
12 20 (4.45%) Project Management
13 18 (4.01%) Service Management
14 17 (3.79%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (3.34%) Network Monitoring
15 15 (3.34%) Network Planning
16 14 (3.12%) Change Management
17 13 (2.90%) Service Delivery
18 12 (2.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.45%) C
1 20 (4.45%) C++
2 19 (4.23%) SQL
3 16 (3.56%) Python
4 7 (1.56%) C#
5 6 (1.34%) Java
5 6 (1.34%) Perl
5 6 (1.34%) PHP
6 4 (0.89%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.89%) Embedded C++
6 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.67%) IronPython
7 3 (0.67%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.45%) VC++
8 2 (0.45%) sed
9 1 (0.22%) Ruby
9 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (25.39%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (18.71%) CCNA
3 76 (16.93%) CCNP
4 66 (14.70%) Security Cleared
5 36 (8.02%) SC Cleared
6 33 (7.35%) CCIP
7 31 (6.90%) CCIE
8 27 (6.01%) DV Cleared
9 23 (5.12%) Degree
10 20 (4.45%) JNCIA
10 20 (4.45%) JNCIP
11 16 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (2.90%) MCSE
13 12 (2.67%) CCDP
14 8 (1.78%) BC Cleared
14 8 (1.78%) JNCIS
15 7 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 6 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.89%) CCDA
17 4 (0.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (17.59%) SLA
2 12 (2.67%) QA
3 4 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.45%) COBIT
4 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.90%) vSphere
4 9 (2.00%) XenApp
4 9 (2.00%) Firmware
5 8 (1.78%) VMware Server
5 8 (1.78%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.89%) UAG
6 4 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.67%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.67%) Squid
7 3 (0.67%) XenServer
7 3 (0.67%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.45%) NFS
8 2 (0.45%) Xen
8 2 (0.45%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.22%) iptables
9 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (2.90%) CA Spectrum
2 9 (2.00%) FortiGate
3 7 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.34%) Netcool
4 6 (1.34%) SCCM
5 5 (1.11%) Nagios
6 4 (0.89%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.89%) SCOM
6 4 (0.89%) Cacti
6 4 (0.89%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.89%) Iperf
7 3 (0.67%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.45%) WSUS
8 2 (0.45%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.45%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 199 (44.32%) Cisco
2 76 (16.93%) Juniper
3 71 (15.81%) Ericsson
4 68 (15.14%) Microsoft
5 66 (14.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 41 (9.13%) VMware
7 35 (7.80%) CheckPoint
8 34 (7.57%) SolarWinds
9 33 (7.35%) BT
10 31 (6.90%) HP
11 30 (6.68%) F5
12 24 (5.35%) Aruba
13 23 (5.12%) Citrix
14 20 (4.45%) Huawei
15 18 (4.01%) Infoblox
16 17 (3.79%) Nokia
16 17 (3.79%) Dell
17 16 (3.56%) IBM
17 16 (3.56%) Oracle
17 16 (3.56%) McAfee
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