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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 454 487 423
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -64
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 169 158 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 1.99% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 87 78
Median daily rate £350 £343 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +19.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £222 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +59.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +31.81%

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
7522 7923 8209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.11% 14.35% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4548 4651 4687
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 475 440
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +43 165 £350 +2.18% 57
South East +49 62 £345 -1.42% 8
London +8 55 £330 +10.00% 20
Berkshire +19 19 £300 -22.58% 3
North West +19 18 £563 +66.66% 10
Hampshire +23 14 £340 -11.11% 1
West Sussex +16 12 £374 +6.78% 2
East of England +3 10 £415 +38.33% 11
Cheshire +22 9 £650 - 2
South West +11 9 £265 -22.05% 3
Gatwick - 9 £374 -
Basingstoke +12 8 £340 -12.82%
Surrey +12 7 £400 +81.81%
Reading -2 7 £300 -7.69%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £500 - 1
Warrington +6 6 £650 -
Manchester +1 6 £525 +90.90% 8
City of London -4 6 £315 +28.57% 4
New Malden -6 6 - -
Milton Keynes - 6 £500 -
West Midlands -12 4 - - 1
Bristol - 4 £110 -
Slough - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +7 3 - - 11
Essex +7 3 - -
Hertfordshire -2 3 - -
Wiltshire -9 3 £400 +21.21% 1
Worthing - 3 - -
Cambridge +10 2 - - 10
Yorkshire +10 2 £218 -45.62% 3

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 134 (46.05%) Cisco
2 120 (41.24%) TCP/IP
3 105 (36.08%) WAN
4 103 (35.40%) Firewall
5 99 (34.02%) LAN
6 91 (31.27%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (25.77%) Windows
8 74 (25.43%) MPLS
9 71 (24.40%) Wireless
10 64 (21.99%) DNS
11 62 (21.31%) Internet
12 61 (20.96%) DHCP
12 61 (20.96%) CCNA
13 60 (20.62%) VPN
13 60 (20.62%) Data Centre
14 59 (20.27%) CCNP
15 58 (19.93%) Telecoms
16 56 (19.24%) OSPF
17 55 (18.90%) Linux
18 54 (18.56%) Juniper
18 54 (18.56%) Change Management
19 50 (17.18%) VoIP
20 48 (16.49%) BGP
21 44 (15.12%) Microsoft
21 44 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
22 43 (14.78%) ITIL
23 42 (14.43%) Active Directory
23 42 (14.43%) Security Cleared
24 40 (13.75%) Degree
24 40 (13.75%) Wi-Fi

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 11 (3.78%) IBM Notes
1 11 (3.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.37%) Confluence
4 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.69%) IIS
6 2 (0.69%) TPMS
6 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (10.65%) MS Office
2 24 (8.25%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.78%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.44%) OrCAD
5 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.69%) Simulink
7 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.78%) Office 365
2 6 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.03%) SaaS
3 3 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (41.24%) TCP/IP
2 105 (36.08%) WAN
3 103 (35.40%) Firewall
4 99 (34.02%) LAN
5 74 (25.43%) MPLS
6 71 (24.40%) Wireless
7 64 (21.99%) DNS
8 62 (21.31%) Internet
9 61 (20.96%) DHCP
10 60 (20.62%) VPN
11 56 (19.24%) OSPF
12 50 (17.18%) VoIP
13 48 (16.49%) BGP
14 44 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 40 (13.75%) Wi-Fi
16 38 (13.06%) IPsec
17 36 (12.37%) Network Security
18 35 (12.03%) SNMP
19 27 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
19 27 (9.28%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.72%) MySQL
3 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.69%) DB2
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (2.75%) JIRA
2 7 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.03%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.03%) CppUnit
4 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.03%) NetBeans
4 3 (1.03%) Protractor
4 3 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.03%) Selenium
4 3 (1.03%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.03%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.69%) Automake
5 2 (0.69%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.69%) Subversion
6 1 (0.34%) PVCS
General
1 58 (19.93%) Telecoms
2 35 (12.03%) Finance
3 16 (5.50%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.44%) Legal
5 9 (3.09%) Banking
5 9 (3.09%) Retail
6 7 (2.41%) Advertising
7 6 (2.06%) Billing
7 6 (2.06%) Electronics
8 5 (1.72%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.72%) Military
9 3 (1.03%) Automotive
9 3 (1.03%) Marketing
10 2 (0.69%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (24.05%) Network Engineer
2 31 (10.65%) Architect
3 26 (8.93%) Support Engineer
4 22 (7.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 19 (6.53%) Desktop Support
6 18 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (6.19%) Network Architect
7 16 (5.50%) Administrator
7 16 (5.50%) Juniper Engineer
8 14 (4.81%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.47%) Analyst
9 13 (4.47%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.12%) Design Engineer
10 12 (4.12%) Electronics Engineer
10 12 (4.12%) Embedded Engineer
11 11 (3.78%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (3.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 11 (3.78%) Senior Network Engineer
12 10 (3.44%) Electronics Design Engineer
13 9 (3.09%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.25%) 802.1X
2 10 (3.44%) Web Services
3 6 (2.06%) Middleware
4 3 (1.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (1.03%) Qt
4 3 (1.03%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.03%) RESTful
5 2 (0.69%) JSON
5 2 (0.69%) XMPP
6 1 (0.34%) .NET
6 1 (0.34%) HTML
6 1 (0.34%) HTML5
6 1 (0.34%) Leaflet
6 1 (0.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.62%) Data Centre
2 35 (12.03%) Management Information System
3 22 (7.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 21 (7.22%) Client/Server
5 18 (6.19%) Blackberry
6 13 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.78%) Driving Licence
8 10 (3.44%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (3.09%) Contactless
10 8 (2.75%) CMDB
10 8 (2.75%) Smartcard
11 7 (2.41%) Cryptography
12 6 (2.06%) e-Health
12 6 (2.06%) PKI
12 6 (2.06%) STB
12 6 (2.06%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.72%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.72%) IPTV
13 5 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (1.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 75 (25.77%) Windows
2 55 (18.90%) Linux
3 34 (11.68%) Windows Server
4 30 (10.31%) Windows 7
5 26 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (7.56%) Apple iOS
7 18 (6.19%) Unix
8 13 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (3.44%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.41%) Android
11 7 (2.41%) SUSE
11 7 (2.41%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.37%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.37%) Solaris
13 3 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (1.03%) VxWorks
13 3 (1.03%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.56%) Change Management
2 43 (14.78%) ITIL
3 35 (12.03%) Service Management
4 31 (10.65%) Network Design
5 29 (9.97%) Time Management
6 28 (9.62%) Validation
7 27 (9.28%) Network Management
7 27 (9.28%) Project Management
8 23 (7.90%) Load Balancing
9 21 (7.22%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.53%) Information Security
11 16 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (5.50%) Identity Management
11 16 (5.50%) Network Architecture
11 16 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
12 14 (4.81%) Migration
12 14 (4.81%) PRINCE2
13 13 (4.47%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.47%) ITSM
13 13 (4.47%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.90%) C++
2 19 (6.53%) SQL
3 17 (5.84%) C
4 14 (4.81%) Java
5 11 (3.78%) C#
6 10 (3.44%) Python
7 8 (2.75%) Perl
8 6 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.72%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.03%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.03%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.03%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.34%) Fortran
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) R
13 1 (0.34%) VB
13 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (31.27%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (20.96%) CCNA
3 59 (20.27%) CCNP
4 42 (14.43%) Security Cleared
5 40 (13.75%) Degree
6 29 (9.97%) SC Cleared
7 23 (7.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (7.56%) MCSA
9 20 (6.87%) MCSE
10 19 (6.53%) ACDT
10 19 (6.53%) ACHDS
10 19 (6.53%) ACTC
10 19 (6.53%) MCDST
10 19 (6.53%) MCP
10 19 (6.53%) MCSM
10 19 (6.53%) Network+ Certification
11 17 (5.84%) JNCIA
12 15 (5.15%) CCIE
13 12 (4.12%) A+ Certification
14 10 (3.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.50%) SLA
2 13 (4.47%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.69%) COBIT
3 2 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) QA
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.34%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.34%) JTAG
System Software
1 42 (14.43%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.22%) Virtual Servers
3 15 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.12%) Firmware
5 9 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.37%) NFS
6 4 (1.37%) vSphere
7 3 (1.03%) iptables
7 3 (1.03%) OpenSSH
8 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.69%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.69%) XenApp
9 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (4.47%) Nagios
2 6 (2.06%) EnCase
2 6 (2.06%) Puppet
3 5 (1.72%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.03%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.69%) Cacti
6 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.34%) Netcool
7 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.34%) OpenView
7 1 (0.34%) SCCM
7 1 (0.34%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 134 (46.05%) Cisco
2 54 (18.56%) Juniper
3 44 (15.12%) Microsoft
4 34 (11.68%) F5
5 26 (8.93%) Citrix
5 26 (8.93%) VMware
6 25 (8.59%) CheckPoint
7 20 (6.87%) Apple
7 20 (6.87%) EMC
8 19 (6.53%) Oracle
9 17 (5.84%) CA
10 15 (5.15%) Riverbed
11 14 (4.81%) Red Hat
12 13 (4.47%) Huawei
13 12 (4.12%) BT
13 12 (4.12%) HP
14 11 (3.78%) Avaya
14 11 (3.78%) Brocade
14 11 (3.78%) Lotus
15 10 (3.44%) ServiceNow
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