The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 June 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.

Ethernet
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 73 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £363 £370
% change year-on-year -2.75% -2.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.15
% change year-on-year +14.58% -10.33%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 98 161 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.51% 17.61% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 113 63
Median daily rate £363 £385 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 19
Median hourly rate £65.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.52% +23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) RS-232
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware