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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 116 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 12 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.52% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 3.59% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£214 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -14.06%
Ethernet
England

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
461 306 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.93% 14.50% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 145 142
Average daily rate £320 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £178 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Staffordshire +4 7 - -
Birmingham -1 4 £214 -31.04%
Coventry - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (61.11%) Validation
2 6 (33.33%) VHDL
2 6 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 6 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (33.33%) SONET
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) Electronics
3 5 (27.78%) Automotive
4 4 (22.22%) 3G
4 4 (22.22%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Mentor Graphics
4 4 (22.22%) Avionics
4 4 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (16.67%) Avaya
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.11%) 2G
6 2 (11.11%) RNC
6 2 (11.11%) Mitel
6 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.11%) BT
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) WLAN
6 2 (11.11%) Internet

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 6 (33.33%) SONET
2 4 (22.22%) 3G
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) 2G
4 2 (11.11%) RNC
4 2 (11.11%) WLAN
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) 4G
4 2 (11.11%) LTE
4 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) MIMO
5 1 (5.56%) LLU
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
General
1 5 (27.78%) Electronics
1 5 (27.78%) Automotive
2 4 (22.22%) Avionics
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Services Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Circuiting Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) VHDL
1 6 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Validation
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) WFM
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.56%) DMAIC
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) EMC
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
1 4 (22.22%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (11.11%) Mitel
3 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.11%) BT
3 2 (11.11%) Radware
3 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 2 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo
4 1 (5.56%) Nortel
4 1 (5.56%) Cramer
4 1 (5.56%) NEC
4 1 (5.56%) NetCracker
4 1 (5.56%) Huawei
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