Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 11 December 2019 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 241 252
Rank change year-on-year +48 +11 -27
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 22 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.22% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 2.06% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 6
City of London median daily rate £398 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.62% -8.42% +18.31%
10th Percentile £224 £262 £125
90th Percentile £645 £635 £631
Central London median daily rate £425 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 599 778 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.70% 10.90% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 602 585
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £192 £156 £203
90th Percentile £653 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 14
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +13.33% -13.16%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.08
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.93% +18.00% -15.79%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Ethernet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 9 (40.91%) LAN
4 9 (40.91%) VPN
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (40.91%) MPLS
4 9 (40.91%) OSPF
4 9 (40.91%) BGP
4 9 (40.91%) Fibre Optics
5 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
5 7 (31.82%) CCIE
6 6 (27.27%) VoIP
6 6 (27.27%) WLAN
7 5 (22.73%) CCNP
7 5 (22.73%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) F5
7 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
7 5 (22.73%) AWS
8 4 (18.18%) Network Design
8 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 4 (18.18%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (18.18%) 802.1X
8 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (18.18%) Wireless
8 4 (18.18%) Migration

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
2 10 (45.45%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) BGP
3 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) MPLS
3 9 (40.91%) OSPF
3 9 (40.91%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) VoIP
4 6 (27.27%) WLAN
5 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) 802.11
6 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (18.18%) Wireless
7 3 (13.64%) H.323
7 3 (13.64%) RIP
7 3 (13.64%) SDH
7 3 (13.64%) SNMP
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) French Language
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
2 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre Technician
1 8 (36.36%) Data Technician
2 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Hardware Technician
4 4 (18.18%) Linux Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Management Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (40.91%) Fibre Optics
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre Operations
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Network Design
2 4 (18.18%) Tech Ops
3 3 (13.64%) Network Management
3 3 (13.64%) Product Roadmap
3 3 (13.64%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (9.09%) Business Development
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Project Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCIE
3 5 (22.73%) CCNP
4 2 (9.09%) CCDA
4 2 (9.09%) CCDP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Iperf
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) F5
3 4 (18.18%) BMC
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.55%) Radware
6 1 (4.55%) VMware