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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 499 445 464
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +19
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 144 191 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 2.36% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 82 73
Median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £227 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £286
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +29.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 15
Median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.33% +7.06%

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
8583 8083 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.43% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5212 4558 3902
Median daily rate £390 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 478 409
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -29 137 £344 -1.78% 47
South East -1 46 £363 -19.44% 20
London -20 41 £301 -14.14% 6
Berkshire +3 26 £363 +45.00% 8
South West +15 22 £400 -13.51% 4
Surrey -1 10 £284 - 5
West Midlands -16 9 - - 3
East of England +14 8 £325 +30.00% 5
Reading -1 7 £413 - 5
Solihull - 7 - - 1
Slough +5 5 £375 +5.26% 1
North West -7 5 £700 - 7
Wiltshire -14 5 £250 -47.36% 2
Scotland -23 5 £210 +33.33% 5
Dorset - 5 £400 -
Bournemouth - 5 £400 -
Bristol - 5 £406 - 1
Yorkshire +3 4 £185 -53.75% 1
Swindon -7 4 £305 -34.05%
Hampshire -10 4 £338 -25.00% 3
West Sussex -16 4 £350 -
Devon - 4 - -
Exeter - 4 - -
Gatwick - 4 £350 -
City of London +32 3 £375 +7.14% 1
Edinburgh -8 3 £225 +42.85% 2
Sheffield - 3 £185 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £185 -
Cambridgeshire +19 2 £350 +40.00% 2
Hertfordshire +12 2 £320 -13.59% 3

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 144 (51.61%) Cisco
2 110 (39.43%) Firewall
3 101 (36.20%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (31.54%) MPLS
5 74 (26.52%) TCP/IP
6 73 (26.16%) WAN
6 73 (26.16%) BGP
7 69 (24.73%) ITIL
7 69 (24.73%) Windows
8 67 (24.01%) Data Centre
9 63 (22.58%) LAN
10 62 (22.22%) OSPF
11 60 (21.51%) Linux
12 59 (21.15%) IPsec
13 56 (20.07%) VPN
14 51 (18.28%) DNS
14 51 (18.28%) DHCP
15 50 (17.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 49 (17.56%) Telecoms
17 45 (16.13%) Wireless
18 44 (15.77%) CCNA
18 44 (15.77%) Cisco ASA
19 43 (15.41%) Microsoft
19 43 (15.41%) Internet
20 41 (14.70%) Juniper
21 40 (14.34%) Change Management
22 38 (13.62%) CCNP
23 37 (13.26%) Windows Server
24 36 (12.90%) SNMP
25 35 (12.54%) SSL

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 5 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.43%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.08%) IIS
3 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (7.89%) MS Office
2 21 (7.53%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.23%) Office 365
2 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.72%) GitHub
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 110 (39.43%) Firewall
2 88 (31.54%) MPLS
3 74 (26.52%) TCP/IP
4 73 (26.16%) BGP
4 73 (26.16%) WAN
5 63 (22.58%) LAN
6 62 (22.22%) OSPF
7 59 (21.15%) IPsec
8 56 (20.07%) VPN
9 51 (18.28%) DHCP
9 51 (18.28%) DNS
10 50 (17.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 45 (16.13%) Wireless
12 44 (15.77%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (15.41%) Internet
14 36 (12.90%) SNMP
15 35 (12.54%) SSL
16 34 (12.19%) Network Security
17 33 (11.83%) SAN
17 33 (11.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.72%) DB2
3 1 (0.36%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.15%) ClearCase
2 5 (1.79%) CppUnit
2 5 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (1.43%) Subversion
4 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.08%) JIRA
4 3 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.72%) Hudson
5 2 (0.72%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.72%) VectorCAST
5 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
General
1 49 (17.56%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.81%) Finance
3 6 (2.15%) Retail
4 5 (1.79%) Back Office
4 5 (1.79%) Billing
5 4 (1.43%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Avionics
6 3 (1.08%) Electronics
6 3 (1.08%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.72%) Banking
7 2 (0.72%) German Language
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 31 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 22 (7.89%) Software Engineer
4 21 (7.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (5.38%) Analyst
8 13 (4.66%) Embedded Engineer
8 13 (4.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (3.94%) Network Support
10 10 (3.58%) Architect
10 10 (3.58%) Developer
11 9 (3.23%) Cisco Support
11 9 (3.23%) Embedded Developer
11 9 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.23%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.87%) Junior
12 8 (2.87%) Network Support Engineer
12 8 (2.87%) NOC Engineer
12 8 (2.87%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.60%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.87%) XML
3 7 (2.51%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (1.79%) Middleware
5 4 (1.43%) OCX
6 3 (1.08%) Web Services
7 1 (0.36%) .NET
7 1 (0.36%) Ajax
7 1 (0.36%) HTML
7 1 (0.36%) HTML5
7 1 (0.36%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 67 (24.01%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.39%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.66%) Driving Licence
4 12 (4.30%) PKI
5 11 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.94%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.58%) Cryptography
6 10 (3.58%) e-Health
6 10 (3.58%) FlexPod
7 9 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.51%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (2.15%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.43%) Arduino
10 4 (1.43%) Home Automation
10 4 (1.43%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.43%) Raspberry Pi
10 4 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.08%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 69 (24.73%) Windows
2 60 (21.51%) Linux
3 37 (13.26%) Windows Server
4 20 (7.17%) Unix
5 16 (5.73%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.58%) Data ONTAP
6 10 (3.58%) Windows XP
7 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.79%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.79%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.43%) Android
10 4 (1.43%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.08%) VxWorks
11 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.72%) AIX
12 2 (0.72%) Solaris
12 2 (0.72%) SUSE
12 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.73%) ITIL
2 40 (14.34%) Change Management
3 29 (10.39%) Load Balancing
4 27 (9.68%) Project Management
5 26 (9.32%) Migration
6 25 (8.96%) Software Engineering
7 21 (7.53%) Network Management
7 21 (7.53%) Problem Management
7 21 (7.53%) Service Management
8 19 (6.81%) Incident Management
9 18 (6.45%) Capacity Management
9 18 (6.45%) Change Control
9 18 (6.45%) Network Design
9 18 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 17 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (4.66%) Information Security
12 11 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (3.94%) Information Management
12 11 (3.94%) Security Patching
12 11 (3.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.32%) C
2 16 (5.73%) C++
3 13 (4.66%) SQL
4 10 (3.58%) Python
5 8 (2.87%) Embedded C
5 8 (2.87%) Java
6 6 (2.15%) Perl
7 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.43%) C#
9 2 (0.72%) ANSI C
9 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.36%) Korn
10 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 101 (36.20%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (15.77%) CCNA
3 38 (13.62%) CCNP
4 34 (12.19%) Security Cleared
5 28 (10.04%) Degree
6 21 (7.53%) CCIE
7 18 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 16 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (4.66%) MCP
9 13 (4.66%) MCSA
10 10 (3.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (3.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.87%) JNCIE
12 7 (2.51%) CCSE
12 7 (2.51%) DV Cleared
12 7 (2.51%) JNCIP
12 7 (2.51%) NCDA
13 5 (1.79%) MCSE
13 5 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (1.43%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.17%) SLA
2 15 (5.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.08%) QA
4 2 (0.72%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.36%) DO-254
5 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 25 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.02%) vSphere
4 12 (4.30%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.87%) Firmware
6 5 (1.79%) iptables
6 5 (1.79%) OpenSSH
7 4 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.08%) NFS
8 3 (1.08%) Squid
8 3 (1.08%) UAG
9 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.36%) Samba
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.36%) XenApp
10 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.73%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (3.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (2.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.15%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.15%) OpenView
5 4 (1.43%) Amdocs OSS
6 3 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.08%) Netcool
7 2 (0.72%) Ansible
7 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.72%) Puppet
7 2 (0.72%) SCCM
7 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.36%) vMotion
Vendors
1 144 (51.61%) Cisco
2 43 (15.41%) Microsoft
3 41 (14.70%) Juniper
4 31 (11.11%) VMware
5 28 (10.04%) CheckPoint
5 28 (10.04%) F5
6 26 (9.32%) HP
7 21 (7.53%) SolarWinds
8 19 (6.81%) IBM
9 13 (4.66%) Oracle
9 13 (4.66%) Palo Alto
10 12 (4.30%) Avaya
11 11 (3.94%) CA
11 11 (3.94%) Dell
11 11 (3.94%) Extreme Networks
12 10 (3.58%) Citrix
12 10 (3.58%) Intel
12 10 (3.58%) NetApp
12 10 (3.58%) Riverbed
13 8 (2.87%) Huawei
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