The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 66 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 0.69% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 4.65% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -10.56%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 86 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.52% 14.78% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 42
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.58 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -10.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ethernet across the Wales region.

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the Wales region.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -10 2 £500 +25.00%
North Wales - 1 - - 1
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet.

1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) Nokia
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) McAfee
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (80.00%) SonicWALL
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) RNC
3 1 (20.00%) WFM
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (20.00%) PPP
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) GSM
3 1 (20.00%) SDH
3 1 (20.00%) UMTS

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) PPP
2 1 (20.00%) RNC
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) SDH
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Change Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) WFM
1 1 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) Nokia
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) McAfee
1 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (80.00%) SonicWALL
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel