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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 513 481 436
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -45
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 134 188 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 2.36% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 98 93
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £174 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £473 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 28
Median hourly rate £38.25 £35.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% +67.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £14.05 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
- +88.23%

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
8193 7962 8559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.49% 13.72% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4572 4720
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 554 482
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -40 118 £350 -6.66% 54
London +3 50 £381 -0.78% 14
South East -19 25 £340 +0.36% 16
West Midlands -14 15 £425 - 2
North West +10 12 £488 -21.68% 9
Berkshire -5 11 £310 +49.39% 4
Solihull - 10 £425 - 1
City of London +20 8 £402 +5.10% 1
Scotland +12 8 £200 -33.33% 1
Hampshire +8 7 £340 -14.46% 4
South West -3 6 £325 +25.60% 1
Manchester -3 6 £488 +14.70% 8
Canary Wharf - 6 £160 -
South Wales +31 5 £375 +36.36% 2
Wales +29 5 £375 +36.36% 2
Glasgow +12 5 £225 -
Yorkshire +4 5 £210 -47.50% 3
Bracknell 0 5 £325 - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £210 -
Cardiff +25 4 £375 +36.36% 1
Reading +15 4 £310 +169.56% 1
Basingstoke +10 4 £340 -9.33% 1
Wiltshire -1 4 £338 +170.00%
Sheffield - 4 £195 -
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £446 +27.42%
Milton Keynes +16 3 £446 +27.42%
Surrey +11 3 £340 -9.33% 3
Cheshire +9 3 £675 - 1
Aberdeen - 3 £156 -
Warrington +12 2 £688 -

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 130 (46.59%) Cisco
2 94 (33.69%) Firewall
3 93 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 86 (30.82%) WAN
5 82 (29.39%) LAN
6 77 (27.60%) Windows
6 77 (27.60%) Cisco Certification
7 73 (26.16%) MPLS
8 66 (23.66%) ITIL
9 61 (21.86%) Wireless
10 59 (21.15%) Data Centre
11 56 (20.07%) Linux
12 55 (19.71%) OSPF
13 53 (19.00%) Internet
14 52 (18.64%) BGP
15 51 (18.28%) VPN
16 48 (17.20%) Security Cleared
17 47 (16.85%) Telecoms
18 46 (16.49%) Cisco Nexus
19 45 (16.13%) Change Management
20 42 (15.05%) CCNA
20 42 (15.05%) DHCP
21 41 (14.70%) CCNP
22 39 (13.98%) Microsoft
22 39 (13.98%) Service Management
22 39 (13.98%) Cisco ASA
23 38 (13.62%) IPsec
23 38 (13.62%) Juniper
24 37 (13.26%) Wi-Fi
24 37 (13.26%) 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 (4.30%) IBM Notes
2 8 (2.87%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.08%) Confluence
3 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.72%) IIS
4 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.72%) TPMS
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (10.75%) MS Office
2 22 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.08%) Simulink
4 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.36%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.58%) Office 365
2 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.72%) GitHub
3 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 94 (33.69%) Firewall
2 93 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 86 (30.82%) WAN
4 82 (29.39%) LAN
5 73 (26.16%) MPLS
6 61 (21.86%) Wireless
7 55 (19.71%) OSPF
8 53 (19.00%) Internet
9 52 (18.64%) BGP
10 51 (18.28%) VPN
11 46 (16.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 42 (15.05%) DHCP
13 39 (13.98%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (13.62%) IPsec
15 37 (13.26%) Wi-Fi
16 36 (12.90%) DNS
16 36 (12.90%) VoIP
17 35 (12.54%) SNMP
18 30 (10.75%) Network Security
19 26 (9.32%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.72%) MySQL
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.36%) DB2
4 1 (0.36%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.87%) ClearCase
1 8 (2.87%) CppUnit
1 8 (2.87%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.43%) JIRA
4 3 (1.08%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.72%) Automake
5 2 (0.72%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.72%) Subversion
6 1 (0.36%) PVCS
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (16.85%) Telecoms
2 26 (9.32%) Finance
3 6 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.79%) Billing
4 5 (1.79%) Legal
5 4 (1.43%) Advertising
5 4 (1.43%) Back Office
5 4 (1.43%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Automotive
6 3 (1.08%) Banking
6 3 (1.08%) Electronics
6 3 (1.08%) Military
6 3 (1.08%) Retail
7 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Avionics
8 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 71 (25.45%) Network Engineer
2 35 (12.54%) Support Engineer
3 25 (8.96%) Architect
4 19 (6.81%) Software Engineer
5 18 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (5.38%) Desktop Support
7 15 (5.38%) Embedded Engineer
8 13 (4.66%) Network Architect
9 12 (4.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (3.94%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.58%) Analyst
11 10 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (2.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 8 (2.87%) Administrator
12 8 (2.87%) Desktop Engineer
12 8 (2.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 8 (2.87%) Firewall Engineer
12 8 (2.87%) Network Support
12 8 (2.87%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.60%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (2.87%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.43%) OCX
4 3 (1.08%) Middleware
4 3 (1.08%) Web Services
5 2 (0.72%) RESTful
5 2 (0.72%) XMPP
6 1 (0.36%) .NET
6 1 (0.36%) HTML
6 1 (0.36%) HTML5
6 1 (0.36%) JSON
6 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 28 (10.04%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.73%) Blackberry
3 16 (5.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (5.02%) Client/Server
4 14 (5.02%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.58%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.23%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.23%) PKI
8 8 (2.87%) CMDB
9 6 (2.15%) e-Health
9 6 (2.15%) FlexPod
9 6 (2.15%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.79%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.43%) Fintech
11 4 (1.43%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.08%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 77 (27.60%) Windows
2 56 (20.07%) Linux
3 36 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.32%) Windows 7
5 20 (7.17%) Unix
6 15 (5.38%) Apple iOS
6 15 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.51%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.15%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (2.15%) VxWorks
9 6 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.79%) Android
10 5 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.43%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (1.08%) Solaris
12 3 (1.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.66%) ITIL
2 45 (16.13%) Change Management
3 39 (13.98%) Service Management
4 30 (10.75%) Network Design
5 27 (9.68%) Project Management
6 23 (8.24%) Load Balancing
6 23 (8.24%) Software Engineering
7 21 (7.53%) Migration
7 21 (7.53%) Time Management
8 19 (6.81%) Network Management
8 19 (6.81%) PRINCE2
9 16 (5.73%) Change Control
9 16 (5.73%) ITSM
9 16 (5.73%) Validation
10 14 (5.02%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (4.66%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.30%) Information Security
13 11 (3.94%) Configuration Management
14 10 (3.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.60%) C
2 21 (7.53%) C++
3 13 (4.66%) Java
3 13 (4.66%) SQL
4 11 (3.94%) Python
5 10 (3.58%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.23%) Perl
7 4 (1.43%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.08%) C#
8 3 (1.08%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.36%) Fortran
10 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.36%) R
10 1 (0.36%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 77 (27.60%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (17.20%) Security Cleared
3 42 (15.05%) CCNA
4 41 (14.70%) CCNP
5 37 (13.26%) Degree
6 33 (11.83%) SC Cleared
7 20 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (6.45%) MCP
8 18 (6.45%) MCSA
9 17 (6.09%) CCIE
10 16 (5.73%) MCSE
11 15 (5.38%) Network+ Certification
12 14 (5.02%) ACDT
12 14 (5.02%) ACHDS
12 14 (5.02%) ACTC
12 14 (5.02%) MCDST
12 14 (5.02%) MCSM
13 13 (4.66%) A+ Certification
14 12 (4.30%) DV Cleared
15 11 (3.94%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.38%) SLA
2 12 (4.30%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.08%) QA
4 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.36%) DO-254
5 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.36%) JTAG
5 1 (0.36%) MiFID
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (12.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.73%) Virtual Servers
3 14 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.58%) Firmware
5 8 (2.87%) iptables
5 8 (2.87%) OpenSSH
6 7 (2.51%) vSphere
7 4 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.08%) NFS
9 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.72%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.36%) Samba
10 1 (0.36%) Squid
10 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (4.66%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (2.87%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (2.51%) Nagios
4 6 (2.15%) OpenView
5 4 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.43%) EnCase
5 4 (1.43%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.08%) Amdocs OSS
6 3 (1.08%) Netcool
6 3 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.08%) Puppet
7 2 (0.72%) Ansible
7 2 (0.72%) Cacti
7 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 130 (46.59%) Cisco
2 39 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 38 (13.62%) Juniper
4 34 (12.19%) CheckPoint
5 27 (9.68%) F5
6 24 (8.60%) VMware
7 21 (7.53%) Citrix
8 20 (7.17%) HP
9 19 (6.81%) Oracle
10 16 (5.73%) Apple
10 16 (5.73%) SolarWinds
11 15 (5.38%) CA
12 13 (4.66%) ServiceNow
13 12 (4.30%) EMC
13 12 (4.30%) Extreme Networks
13 12 (4.30%) Lotus
13 12 (4.30%) Palo Alto
14 11 (3.94%) IBM
14 11 (3.94%) Riverbed
14 11 (3.94%) SevOne
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