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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
UK
Rank 439 483 396
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -87
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 153 135 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 1.83% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 63
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £222 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £315 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.36% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 18
Median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £16.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
6858 7366 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.48% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4166 4299 4257
Median daily rate £400 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 368 423
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.90 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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
England +58 144 £350 +7.69% 45
London +27 55 £360 +5.88% 16
South East +34 50 £373 +13.03% 7
Berkshire +19 17 £310 -8.14% 1
East of England +17 16 £308 +2.50% 6
Buckinghamshire - 13 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 11 £500 -
South West +15 8 £325 +1.56% 2
West Sussex +8 7 - -
Reading +7 7 £310 -8.14%
North West +19 6 £163 -40.90% 5
Hampshire +15 6 £408 +15.76% 1
Surrey +14 5 £344 +56.25% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 5 - - 5
Essex +3 5 - - 1
City of London -8 5 £315 +14.54% 1
Cheshire - 5 £163 -
Slough +7 4 - -
Cambridge - 4 - - 5
Hook - 4 £419 -
Worthing - 4 - -
Scotland +26 3 £250 - 3
South Wales +13 3 - - 1
Wales +9 3 - - 1
Harlow +3 3 - -
Hertfordshire -3 3 - -
Wiltshire -3 3 £400 +21.21% 1
New Malden -7 3 - -
West Midlands -10 3 £275 - 2
Gatwick - 3 - -

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 135 (45.15%) Cisco
2 114 (38.13%) TCP/IP
3 112 (37.46%) WAN
4 103 (34.45%) LAN
4 103 (34.45%) Firewall
5 93 (31.10%) Cisco Certification
6 78 (26.09%) MPLS
7 68 (22.74%) Wireless
8 66 (22.07%) DNS
8 66 (22.07%) CCNA
9 65 (21.74%) Windows
10 63 (21.07%) Internet
11 62 (20.74%) Data Centre
12 60 (20.07%) DHCP
13 59 (19.73%) CCNP
13 59 (19.73%) Linux
14 56 (18.73%) VPN
14 56 (18.73%) Telecoms
15 53 (17.73%) OSPF
16 52 (17.39%) Juniper
17 51 (17.06%) VoIP
18 49 (16.39%) Microsoft
19 44 (14.72%) BGP
19 44 (14.72%) Change Management
20 42 (14.05%) Security Cleared
21 41 (13.71%) Wi-Fi
22 40 (13.38%) Finance
23 38 (12.71%) IPsec
23 38 (12.71%) Active Directory
23 38 (12.71%) Degree

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 12 (4.01%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.68%) IBM Notes
3 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.34%) Confluence
4 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.67%) TPMS
5 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (10.70%) MS Office
2 24 (8.03%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.34%) OrCAD
5 4 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.67%) Simulink
7 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.68%) Office 365
2 7 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (38.13%) TCP/IP
2 112 (37.46%) WAN
3 103 (34.45%) Firewall
3 103 (34.45%) LAN
4 78 (26.09%) MPLS
5 68 (22.74%) Wireless
6 66 (22.07%) DNS
7 63 (21.07%) Internet
8 60 (20.07%) DHCP
9 56 (18.73%) VPN
10 53 (17.73%) OSPF
11 51 (17.06%) VoIP
12 44 (14.72%) BGP
13 41 (13.71%) Wi-Fi
14 38 (12.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 38 (12.71%) IPsec
15 34 (11.37%) Network Security
16 31 (10.37%) SNMP
17 28 (9.36%) VLAN
18 25 (8.36%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.67%) MySQL
3 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.67%) DB2
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (3.01%) JIRA
2 8 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.34%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.34%) Protractor
3 4 (1.34%) Selenium
3 4 (1.34%) SpecFlow
3 4 (1.34%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.00%) NetBeans
4 3 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.67%) Automake
5 2 (0.67%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.67%) CppUnit
5 2 (0.67%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.67%) Subversion
6 1 (0.33%) JMeter
6 1 (0.33%) PVCS
General
1 56 (18.73%) Telecoms
2 40 (13.38%) Finance
3 15 (5.02%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.34%) Retail
5 9 (3.01%) Advertising
5 9 (3.01%) Legal
6 8 (2.68%) Banking
6 8 (2.68%) Electronics
7 7 (2.34%) Billing
8 5 (1.67%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.67%) Military
9 4 (1.34%) Marketing
10 3 (1.00%) Automotive
10 3 (1.00%) German Language
11 2 (0.67%) Law
12 1 (0.33%) French Language
12 1 (0.33%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.33%) Local Government
12 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (21.07%) Network Engineer
2 29 (9.70%) Architect
3 26 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 21 (7.02%) Analyst
5 20 (6.69%) Administrator
6 19 (6.35%) Desktop Support
7 17 (5.69%) Cisco Engineer
8 15 (5.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (5.02%) Juniper Engineer
8 15 (5.02%) Network Architect
9 14 (4.68%) Design Engineer
9 14 (4.68%) Desktop Engineer
10 13 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 13 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.01%) Electronics Engineer
12 11 (3.68%) Embedded Engineer
12 11 (3.68%) Network Analyst
12 11 (3.68%) Project Manager
12 11 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.34%) Electronics Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 13 (4.35%) Web Services
3 6 (2.01%) Middleware
4 3 (1.00%) Qt
4 3 (1.00%) RESTful
4 3 (1.00%) SOAP
5 2 (0.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (0.67%) JSON
5 2 (0.67%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.67%) XMPP
6 1 (0.33%) Leaflet
6 1 (0.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (0.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (20.74%) Data Centre
2 36 (12.04%) Management Information System
3 21 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.02%) Client/Server
4 20 (6.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (5.35%) Blackberry
6 14 (4.68%) Driving Licence
7 10 (3.34%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (3.34%) IVR
8 9 (3.01%) Contactless
9 8 (2.68%) Smartcard
10 7 (2.34%) CMDB
11 6 (2.01%) Cryptography
11 6 (2.01%) PKI
11 6 (2.01%) Statistics
11 6 (2.01%) STB
11 6 (2.01%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.67%) e-Health
12 5 (1.67%) IPTV
12 5 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.74%) Windows
2 59 (19.73%) Linux
3 31 (10.37%) Windows Server
4 30 (10.03%) Windows 7
5 28 (9.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (7.36%) Apple iOS
7 18 (6.02%) Unix
8 12 (4.01%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (3.01%) Android
12 8 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.34%) SUSE
14 6 (2.01%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.34%) Solaris
16 3 (1.00%) Windows NT
16 3 (1.00%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.72%) Change Management
2 34 (11.37%) Service Management
3 33 (11.04%) ITIL
4 31 (10.37%) Time Management
5 30 (10.03%) Validation
6 27 (9.03%) Network Design
7 23 (7.69%) Network Management
7 23 (7.69%) Project Management
8 22 (7.36%) Load Balancing
8 22 (7.36%) Software Engineering
9 19 (6.35%) Information Security
10 17 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (5.69%) Identity Management
11 15 (5.02%) Configuration Management
11 15 (5.02%) Network Architecture
11 15 (5.02%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (4.35%) Incident Management
12 13 (4.35%) PRINCE2
13 12 (4.01%) Load Testing
13 12 (4.01%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.02%) C++
2 20 (6.69%) C
3 18 (6.02%) SQL
4 13 (4.35%) Python
5 11 (3.68%) C#
5 11 (3.68%) Java
5 11 (3.68%) Perl
6 6 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.34%) Embedded C
7 4 (1.34%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.00%) Embedded C++
8 3 (1.00%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.33%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.33%) PHP
10 1 (0.33%) VB
10 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (31.10%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (22.07%) CCNA
3 59 (19.73%) CCNP
4 42 (14.05%) Security Cleared
5 38 (12.71%) Degree
6 24 (8.03%) SC Cleared
7 21 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (6.35%) MCSA
9 17 (5.69%) ACDT
9 17 (5.69%) ACHDS
9 17 (5.69%) ACTC
9 17 (5.69%) JNCIA
9 17 (5.69%) MCDST
9 17 (5.69%) MCP
9 17 (5.69%) MCSE
9 17 (5.69%) MCSM
9 17 (5.69%) Network+ Certification
10 14 (4.68%) CCIE
10 14 (4.68%) DV Cleared
11 10 (3.34%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.69%) SLA
2 11 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.00%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) COBIT
4 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.33%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 38 (12.71%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.35%) Virtual Servers
3 17 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.35%) Firmware
5 9 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.34%) LXC
7 3 (1.00%) NFS
8 2 (0.67%) Docker
8 2 (0.67%) GPFS
8 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.67%) iptables
8 2 (0.67%) KVM
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.67%) OpenSSH
8 2 (0.67%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.67%) vSphere
8 2 (0.67%) XenApp
9 1 (0.33%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.68%) Nagios
2 12 (4.01%) Puppet
3 8 (2.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 7 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.01%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (1.67%) EnCase
7 4 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.34%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.67%) Cacti
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.67%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.67%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.67%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.33%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 135 (45.15%) Cisco
2 52 (17.39%) Juniper
3 49 (16.39%) Microsoft
4 30 (10.03%) F5
5 27 (9.03%) VMware
6 25 (8.36%) Citrix
7 23 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 23 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 20 (6.69%) Avaya
9 19 (6.35%) Apple
10 18 (6.02%) Riverbed
11 17 (5.69%) EMC
11 17 (5.69%) Oracle
12 16 (5.35%) Huawei
13 15 (5.02%) CA
14 13 (4.35%) Remedy
15 11 (3.68%) BT
15 11 (3.68%) HP
16 9 (3.01%) Brocade
16 9 (3.01%) SolarWinds
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