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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 129 114 115
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 16 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 2.22% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £43.78 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.62% +25.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £34.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.86% +38.00%
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
462 270 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.27% 10.83% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 144 226
Median daily rate £388 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £487 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 28
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
Solihull - 9 £425 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £125 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
3 12 (46.15%) C
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) IPv4
6 9 (34.62%) SNMP
6 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
6 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (30.77%) Regular Expression
7 8 (30.77%) iptables
7 8 (30.77%) CppUnit
7 8 (30.77%) OpenSSH
7 8 (30.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) Scrum
7 8 (30.77%) C++
7 8 (30.77%) ClearCase
7 8 (30.77%) Unix
7 8 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco
8 7 (26.92%) Wireless
9 6 (23.08%) MPLS
9 6 (23.08%) SSL
9 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 6 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (19.23%) SevOne
10 5 (19.23%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (19.23%) FCAPS
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP

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 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) IPv4
2 9 (34.62%) SNMP
3 7 (26.92%) Wireless
4 6 (23.08%) MPLS
4 6 (23.08%) SSL
5 5 (19.23%) FCAPS
5 5 (19.23%) Firewall
5 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 4 (15.38%) DHCP
6 4 (15.38%) HTTP
6 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 4 (15.38%) Multicast
6 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (15.38%) ZigBee
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.85%) OSPF
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless Security
7 1 (3.85%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) ClearCase
1 8 (30.77%) CppUnit
2 6 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (7.69%) Automake
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (30.77%) Regular Expression
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (15.38%) Arduino
2 4 (15.38%) CMDB
2 4 (15.38%) Home Automation
2 4 (15.38%) Internet of Things
2 4 (15.38%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (15.38%) VxWorks
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) ITSM
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.54%) Network Management
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Presales
6 2 (7.69%) Software Licensing
7 1 (3.85%) Line Management
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C
2 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
3 8 (30.77%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCIE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) JNCIE
3 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) iptables
1 8 (30.77%) OpenSSH
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) CA
2 5 (19.23%) EMC
2 5 (19.23%) SevOne
3 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 3 (11.54%) BT
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk