Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Ethernet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ethernet over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ethernet
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 116 97
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 -
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 12 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.58% 0.052% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.12% 0.31% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Bristol median daily rate £400 - £153
10th Percentile £338 - £105
90th Percentile £425 - £424
South West median daily rate £400 £475 £355
% change year-on-year -15.79% +33.80% -5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £21.00 - £31.75
10th Percentile £20.50 - £23.78
90th Percentile £21.50 - £41.13
South West median hourly rate £46.25 £32.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +44.53% -9.86% -11.25%

Ethernet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 291 321 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.00% 16.81% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 209 180
Bristol median daily rate £375 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +5.19% -10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £200
90th Percentile £475 £538 £539
South West median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 20
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.38% +8.16% +11.36%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.40 £11.15
90th Percentile £145.88 £36.48 £45.38
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% -17.50%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Ethernet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in Bristol

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ethernet in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in Bristol

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 9 (75.00%) MPLS
1 9 (75.00%) BGP
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) OSPF
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) ADSL
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) VDSL
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) MOS
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Juniper
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) HSRP
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) CCNA
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
8 2 (16.67%) VRRP
8 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
8 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
8 2 (16.67%) Brocade
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) WLAN
8 2 (16.67%) CCNP

Ethernet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) BGP
1 9 (75.00%) MPLS
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) OSPF
3 7 (58.33%) ADSL
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) VDSL
6 4 (33.33%) HSRP
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (16.67%) Junos
8 2 (16.67%) VRRP
8 2 (16.67%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) WAN Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Adaptive Security
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Lisp
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) MOS
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
4 1 (8.33%) MCT
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee
3 2 (16.67%) Meraki
3 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Siemens
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard