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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
UK
Rank 466 494 402
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -92
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 129 134 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 1.77% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 70 61
Median daily rate £360 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.60% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 16
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.50 £31.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% +30.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £15.90 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.74 £49.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.58%

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
6821 7588 7801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.58% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4255 4486 4294
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 314 451
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £50.00 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +32 118 £361 +3.21% 70
London +24 55 £370 -7.50% 19
South East +14 32 £400 +23.07% 10
Berkshire +19 12 £400 +30.61% 2
East of England +13 12 £200 -38.46% 26
Buckinghamshire - 10 - -
Milton Keynes - 9 - -
South West +6 6 £281 -12.10% 3
City of London -5 6 £349 +6.40% 1
North West +22 5 £244 -18.75% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 5 - - 25
Cambridge - 5 - - 25
Cheshire - 5 £244 -
South Wales +19 4 - -
Wales +10 4 - -
Slough +8 4 - -
Bracknell - 4 £369 - 2
Reading +13 3 £425 +30.76%
Yorkshire +11 3 £320 +16.36% 5
Surrey +10 3 £344 -8.33%
West Midlands +5 3 £275 - 1
Essex - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire +16 2 £320 +16.36% 3
Kent +14 2 £150 -57.14%
Hertfordshire +4 2 - -
Devon +3 2 £281 -
Gloucestershire +2 2 - -
Hampshire +1 2 £471 +34.50% 3
Birmingham 0 2 £275 - 1
West Sussex -8 2 - -

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 150 (50.17%) Cisco
2 115 (38.46%) Firewall
3 114 (38.13%) TCP/IP
4 110 (36.79%) WAN
5 101 (33.78%) LAN
6 99 (33.11%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (26.76%) MPLS
8 71 (23.75%) DNS
9 69 (23.08%) CCNA
9 69 (23.08%) Internet
10 65 (21.74%) CCNP
11 62 (20.74%) Wireless
12 58 (19.40%) VPN
13 57 (19.06%) Juniper
13 57 (19.06%) Telecoms
13 57 (19.06%) OSPF
14 56 (18.73%) DHCP
14 56 (18.73%) Data Centre
15 55 (18.39%) Windows
15 55 (18.39%) Linux
16 49 (16.39%) VoIP
17 48 (16.05%) BGP
18 47 (15.72%) Microsoft
19 43 (14.38%) Security Cleared
19 43 (14.38%) Cisco Nexus
20 42 (14.05%) Wi-Fi
21 40 (13.38%) IPsec
21 40 (13.38%) Finance
21 40 (13.38%) Network Security
22 36 (12.04%) 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 11 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.34%) Confluence
3 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.34%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.00%) CMS
4 3 (1.00%) IIS
5 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.67%) TPMS
5 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (10.03%) MS Office
2 19 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.34%) OrCAD
5 4 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.00%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (3.34%) Office 365
2 7 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (1.34%) SaaS
4 2 (0.67%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (38.46%) Firewall
2 114 (38.13%) TCP/IP
3 110 (36.79%) WAN
4 101 (33.78%) LAN
5 80 (26.76%) MPLS
6 71 (23.75%) DNS
7 69 (23.08%) Internet
8 62 (20.74%) Wireless
9 58 (19.40%) VPN
10 57 (19.06%) OSPF
11 56 (18.73%) DHCP
12 49 (16.39%) VoIP
13 48 (16.05%) BGP
14 43 (14.38%) Cisco Nexus
15 42 (14.05%) Wi-Fi
16 40 (13.38%) IPsec
16 40 (13.38%) Network Security
17 32 (10.70%) SNMP
17 32 (10.70%) VLAN
18 27 (9.03%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.34%) MySQL
3 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.67%) DB2
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (3.34%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.01%) JIRA
3 5 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.34%) Protractor
4 4 (1.34%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.34%) Selenium
4 4 (1.34%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.34%) Subversion
4 4 (1.34%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.00%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.33%) JMeter
7 1 (0.33%) JUnit
7 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (19.06%) Telecoms
2 40 (13.38%) Finance
3 15 (5.02%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.68%) Legal
5 10 (3.34%) Retail
6 9 (3.01%) Advertising
7 8 (2.68%) Banking
7 8 (2.68%) Billing
7 8 (2.68%) Electronics
8 5 (1.67%) Military
9 4 (1.34%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.00%) Automotive
10 3 (1.00%) Back Office
10 3 (1.00%) German Language
10 3 (1.00%) Marketing
11 2 (0.67%) Law
11 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.33%) French Language
12 1 (0.33%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (20.74%) Network Engineer
2 25 (8.36%) Administrator
2 25 (8.36%) Architect
3 23 (7.69%) Analyst
4 21 (7.02%) Support Engineer
5 16 (5.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (5.02%) Juniper Engineer
7 14 (4.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (4.68%) Network Analyst
8 13 (4.35%) Design Engineer
8 13 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 13 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (4.01%) Electronics Engineer
9 12 (4.01%) Network Architect
9 12 (4.01%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.68%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (3.68%) Network Administrator
10 11 (3.68%) Network Security Administrator
10 11 (3.68%) Operations Analyst
10 11 (3.68%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.02%) 802.1X
2 13 (4.35%) Web Services
3 11 (3.68%) Middleware
4 3 (1.00%) Leaflet
4 3 (1.00%) Qt
4 3 (1.00%) SOAP
5 2 (0.67%) JSON
5 2 (0.67%) RESTful
5 2 (0.67%) WPF
6 1 (0.33%) .NET
6 1 (0.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.73%) Data Centre
2 34 (11.37%) Management Information System
3 24 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 18 (6.02%) Client/Server
6 13 (4.35%) Driving Licence
6 13 (4.35%) IVR
7 12 (4.01%) Blackberry
8 11 (3.68%) STB
9 10 (3.34%) Video on Demand
10 9 (3.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (2.68%) Contactless
11 8 (2.68%) IPTV
11 8 (2.68%) Over-the-Top Content
11 8 (2.68%) PKI
12 7 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (2.34%) Smartcard
12 7 (2.34%) VHDL
12 7 (2.34%) Virtual Team
13 6 (2.01%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 55 (18.39%) Linux
1 55 (18.39%) Windows
2 25 (8.36%) Windows 7
3 22 (7.36%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.02%) Unix
5 19 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (5.69%) Apple iOS
7 12 (4.01%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.01%) Android
11 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.01%) SUSE
13 5 (1.67%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.00%) Solaris
14 3 (1.00%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.71%) Change Management
2 29 (9.70%) Service Management
3 28 (9.36%) Network Design
4 27 (9.03%) ITIL
5 26 (8.70%) Project Management
6 24 (8.03%) Information Security
7 23 (7.69%) Network Management
7 23 (7.69%) Time Management
7 23 (7.69%) Validation
8 22 (7.36%) Load Balancing
9 17 (5.69%) Network Architecture
9 17 (5.69%) Network Monitoring
9 17 (5.69%) Software Engineering
10 16 (5.35%) PRINCE2
11 15 (5.02%) Migration
11 15 (5.02%) Workflow
12 14 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (4.68%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.68%) Incident Management
12 14 (4.68%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.02%) C++
1 18 (6.02%) SQL
2 16 (5.35%) C
3 14 (4.68%) Perl
4 13 (4.35%) C#
5 12 (4.01%) Python
6 8 (2.68%) Java
7 6 (2.01%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.00%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.00%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.67%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.67%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.67%) Tcl
10 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.33%) VB
10 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 99 (33.11%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (23.08%) CCNA
3 65 (21.74%) CCNP
4 43 (14.38%) Security Cleared
5 36 (12.04%) Degree
6 24 (8.03%) SC Cleared
7 16 (5.35%) JNCIA
7 16 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (4.68%) CCIE
8 14 (4.68%) DV Cleared
8 14 (4.68%) MCSA
9 12 (4.01%) ACDT
9 12 (4.01%) ACHDS
9 12 (4.01%) ACTC
9 12 (4.01%) MCDST
9 12 (4.01%) MCP
9 12 (4.01%) MCSE
9 12 (4.01%) MCSM
9 12 (4.01%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (3.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.69%) SLA
2 11 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.67%) QA
4 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.00%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.67%) COBIT
5 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.33%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) ISO26262
System Software
1 34 (11.37%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.01%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (3.68%) Firmware
5 6 (2.01%) LXC
5 6 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.67%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.34%) GPFS
7 4 (1.34%) NFS
8 3 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.00%) vCloud
8 3 (1.00%) XenApp
8 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.67%) Docker
9 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.67%) KVM
9 2 (0.67%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.33%) vSphere
10 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (6.02%) Nagios
2 15 (5.02%) Puppet
3 8 (2.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 7 (2.34%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (2.34%) EnCase
5 6 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.67%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.00%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.67%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.33%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.33%) Cacti
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.33%) SCCM
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 150 (50.17%) Cisco
2 57 (19.06%) Juniper
3 47 (15.72%) Microsoft
4 34 (11.37%) F5
5 31 (10.37%) VMware
6 27 (9.03%) CheckPoint
7 25 (8.36%) Red Hat
8 24 (8.03%) Citrix
9 21 (7.02%) Avaya
9 21 (7.02%) Huawei
10 20 (6.69%) Riverbed
11 17 (5.69%) EMC
12 16 (5.35%) Remedy
13 15 (5.02%) HP
14 14 (4.68%) Apple
15 13 (4.35%) Brocade
16 12 (4.01%) CA
16 12 (4.01%) Infoblox
16 12 (4.01%) Oracle
16 12 (4.01%) Palo Alto
Essex
LA International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Source Technology
Rate: From £40 to £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £190 to £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
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