The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Ethernet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 37 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.96% - 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +11.02% +1.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year +1.19% +106.38%  

Ethernet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 58 71 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.53% 17.44% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 36
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £467 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.00% +143.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £42.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £57.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Ethernet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in Cambridge

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in Cambridge

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in Cambridge

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) RAD
1 4 (57.14%) DWDM
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Huawei
1 4 (57.14%) Fault Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ciena
1 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 2 (28.57%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) QA

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DWDM
2 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Verilog
2 1 (14.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Fault Management
1 4 (57.14%) RAD
1 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) KVM
1 2 (28.57%) LXC
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Ciena
1 4 (57.14%) Huawei
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Brocade
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Vyatta