The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
England / West Midlands
Rank 122 112 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 2.33% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
322 257 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.36% 10.93% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 123 143
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.00 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Ethernet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Birmingham 0 2 £275 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) MPLS
4 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (42.86%) Service Management
4 6 (42.86%) ITSM
4 6 (42.86%) FCAPS
4 6 (42.86%) EMC
4 6 (42.86%) CA
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) CMDB
4 6 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
4 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
4 6 (42.86%) SevOne
5 5 (35.71%) Network Management
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) BT
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 3 (21.43%) C
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) SNMP
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) DHCP

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) MPLS
2 6 (42.86%) FCAPS
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) SNMP
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) IPv4
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) DSL
6 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) IPsec
6 1 (7.14%) Telnet
6 1 (7.14%) VRRP
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Automake
1 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 2 (14.29%) CppUnit
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Network Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Network Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) OSS Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (14.29%) Regular Expression
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) CMDB
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) VxWorks
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 6 (42.86%) ITSM
1 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) Network Management
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Presales
5 1 (7.14%) Server Hardening
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
4 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
4 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) iptables
1 2 (14.29%) OpenSSH
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) CA
2 6 (42.86%) EMC
2 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 6 (42.86%) SevOne
3 5 (35.71%) BT
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) VMware