The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 508 428 466
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +38
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 138 225 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 2.73% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 87 80
Median daily rate £350 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £227 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £10.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
8519 8251 7146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.87% 14.73% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5166 4605 3901
Median daily rate £390 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 478 403
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +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 £43.10 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Ethernet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England -55 131 £350 - 54
South East -10 51 £363 +9.84% 12
London -46 30 £310 -11.35% 10
Berkshire -9 25 £350 -1.75% 6
South West +6 18 £360 -24.21% 4
West Midlands -2 10 £275 - 8
Hampshire 0 9 £400 +3.22% 1
Surrey 0 9 £380 - 3
Reading -6 8 £350 - 5
Solihull - 8 - - 1
Yorkshire +13 7 £185 - 2
Slough +10 6 £365 +2.45%
North West -3 6 £575 - 9
West Sussex -19 6 £350 - 1
Gatwick - 6 £350 -
East of England +1 5 £325 +30.00% 7
Wiltshire -5 5 £250 -47.36% 2
Swindon +1 4 £305 -35.78% 1
Hook +1 4 £465 +3.33%
Scotland -30 4 £195 +23.80% 4
Exeter - 4 - -
Bournemouth - 4 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 4 - -
Devon - 4 - -
Dorset - 4 £400 -
Bracknell -6 3 £340 -
Manchester -13 3 £450 - 8
Bristol - 3 £175 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £185 -
Sheffield - 3 £185 -

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 143 (53.16%) Cisco
2 107 (39.78%) Firewall
3 103 (38.29%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (29.37%) MPLS
5 75 (27.88%) WAN
6 73 (27.14%) TCP/IP
7 69 (25.65%) Windows
8 66 (24.54%) LAN
9 63 (23.42%) BGP
10 62 (23.05%) DNS
11 61 (22.68%) ITIL
12 59 (21.93%) Linux
13 58 (21.56%) Data Centre
14 56 (20.82%) DHCP
14 56 (20.82%) CCNA
15 50 (18.59%) OSPF
15 50 (18.59%) IPsec
16 49 (18.22%) VPN
17 46 (17.10%) Microsoft
18 45 (16.73%) Cisco Nexus
19 42 (15.61%) Telecoms
20 41 (15.24%) Juniper
21 40 (14.87%) Wireless
22 38 (14.13%) VMware
22 38 (14.13%) Network Security
22 38 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
22 38 (14.13%) Windows Server
23 37 (13.75%) Internet
23 37 (13.75%) SSL
24 36 (13.38%) Security Cleared

Ethernet
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.35%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.97%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.23%) IIS
4 5 (1.86%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.37%) Smallworld
Applications
1 21 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.06%) MS Office
3 11 (4.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.09%) Office 365
2 9 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 107 (39.78%) Firewall
2 79 (29.37%) MPLS
3 75 (27.88%) WAN
4 73 (27.14%) TCP/IP
5 66 (24.54%) LAN
6 63 (23.42%) BGP
7 62 (23.05%) DNS
8 56 (20.82%) DHCP
9 50 (18.59%) IPsec
9 50 (18.59%) OSPF
10 49 (18.22%) VPN
11 45 (16.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (14.87%) Wireless
13 38 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (14.13%) Network Security
14 37 (13.75%) Internet
14 37 (13.75%) SSL
15 32 (11.90%) SAN
16 31 (11.52%) ISDN
16 31 (11.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.74%) DB2
3 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.37%) Big Data
4 1 (0.37%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.86%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.49%) CppUnit
2 4 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (1.49%) Subversion
3 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.12%) JIRA
3 3 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.74%) Hudson
4 2 (0.74%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.74%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.37%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (15.61%) Telecoms
2 24 (8.92%) Finance
3 6 (2.23%) Back Office
3 6 (2.23%) Retail
4 5 (1.86%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Avionics
5 3 (1.12%) Electronics
5 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.74%) Billing
6 2 (0.74%) German Language
6 2 (0.74%) Military
7 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (29.00%) Network Engineer
2 24 (8.92%) Support Engineer
3 23 (8.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (8.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 19 (7.06%) Software Engineer
6 18 (6.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (5.95%) Analyst
7 16 (5.95%) Architect
8 13 (4.83%) Network Support
9 12 (4.46%) Embedded Engineer
9 12 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 9 (3.35%) Cisco Support
10 9 (3.35%) Developer
10 9 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.35%) Network Support Engineer
10 9 (3.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 8 (2.97%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 8 (2.97%) Embedded Developer
11 8 (2.97%) NOC Engineer
11 8 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.92%) 802.1X
2 9 (3.35%) XML
3 6 (2.23%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.86%) Java EE
4 5 (1.86%) Middleware
4 5 (1.86%) Web Services
5 4 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (1.49%) OCX
6 1 (0.37%) Ajax
6 1 (0.37%) Qt
6 1 (0.37%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 58 (21.56%) Data Centre
2 33 (12.27%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.20%) Driving Licence
4 13 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.83%) Cryptography
5 12 (4.46%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.72%) PKI
7 9 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.60%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.60%) Replication
9 5 (1.86%) e-Health
9 5 (1.86%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.86%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.86%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.49%) Arduino
10 4 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.49%) Home Automation
10 4 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.49%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.65%) Windows
2 59 (21.93%) Linux
3 38 (14.13%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.67%) Unix
5 11 (4.09%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.97%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.23%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.86%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (1.86%) SUSE
8 5 (1.86%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.49%) Android
9 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.12%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.74%) AIX
11 2 (0.74%) Solaris
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.68%) ITIL
2 36 (13.38%) Load Balancing
3 35 (13.01%) Change Management
4 28 (10.41%) Migration
5 27 (10.04%) Project Management
6 23 (8.55%) Network Management
6 23 (8.55%) Software Engineering
7 22 (8.18%) Problem Management
7 22 (8.18%) Service Management
8 21 (7.81%) Incident Management
8 21 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
9 20 (7.43%) Capacity Management
10 18 (6.69%) Change Control
10 18 (6.69%) Network Design
11 16 (5.95%) Information Security
12 14 (5.20%) Security Patching
13 13 (4.83%) Computer Security
13 13 (4.83%) PRINCE2
14 11 (4.09%) Information Management
15 9 (3.35%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.04%) C
2 19 (7.06%) SQL
3 13 (4.83%) C++
4 10 (3.72%) Python
5 8 (2.97%) Embedded C
6 7 (2.60%) Perl
7 5 (1.86%) Java
8 4 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.74%) ANSI C
9 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.74%) C#
9 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.37%) Korn
10 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 103 (38.29%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (20.82%) CCNA
3 36 (13.38%) Security Cleared
4 35 (13.01%) CCNP
5 27 (10.04%) Degree
6 15 (5.58%) CCIE
6 15 (5.58%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (4.09%) DV Cleared
9 11 (4.09%) MCP
9 11 (4.09%) MCSA
10 6 (2.23%) JNCIP
11 5 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.86%) NCDA
12 4 (1.49%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.49%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.12%) CCDA
13 3 (1.12%) ISEB
13 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.43%) SLA
2 13 (4.83%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) QA
4 2 (0.74%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) DO-254
System Software
1 29 (10.78%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.69%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.35%) vSphere
5 7 (2.60%) Firmware
6 4 (1.49%) iptables
6 4 (1.49%) OpenSSH
6 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.49%) XenApp
7 3 (1.12%) Squid
7 3 (1.12%) UAG
8 2 (0.74%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.74%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.37%) NFS
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.37%) Samba
9 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.09%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (4.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (3.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.23%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.12%) Amdocs OSS
4 3 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.74%) Ansible
5 2 (0.74%) Cacti
5 2 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.74%) Netcool
5 2 (0.74%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.74%) Puppet
5 2 (0.74%) SCCM
5 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.37%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.37%) OpenView
6 1 (0.37%) OPNET
6 1 (0.37%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 143 (53.16%) Cisco
2 46 (17.10%) Microsoft
3 41 (15.24%) Juniper
4 38 (14.13%) VMware
5 27 (10.04%) F5
6 23 (8.55%) SolarWinds
7 22 (8.18%) CheckPoint
8 21 (7.81%) HP
9 15 (5.58%) Dell
9 15 (5.58%) IBM
10 13 (4.83%) Avaya
10 13 (4.83%) Palo Alto
11 12 (4.46%) Riverbed
12 11 (4.09%) Citrix
12 11 (4.09%) Intel
13 10 (3.72%) NetApp
13 10 (3.72%) Oracle
14 9 (3.35%) Hitachi
15 8 (2.97%) Cyberoam
15 8 (2.97%) Red Hat
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £436 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago