The first table below looks at the demand for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 87 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.066% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £290 £294
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+48.93% -22.95%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 226 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.00% 14.82% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 126 139
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £363 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 19
Average hourly rate £18.75 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Ethernet
Yorkshire

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (84.62%) TCP/IP
1 11 (84.62%) ISEB
1 11 (84.62%) VLAN
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Tcl
2 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) DVB
4 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
4 6 (46.15%) IPTV
4 6 (46.15%) Video on Demand
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) MPEG
6 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
6 4 (30.77%) C
6 4 (30.77%) C++
6 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
7 3 (23.08%) Test Management
8 2 (15.38%) STB
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
1 11 (84.62%) VLAN
2 6 (46.15%) DVB
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) VPLS
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) DSL
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) IPTV
1 6 (46.15%) Video on Demand
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
2 4 (30.77%) MPEG
3 2 (15.38%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Perl
1 9 (69.23%) Tcl
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Capita
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) VMware