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 3 months to 25 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 164 189
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 6 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.057% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 0.48% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £466 £306 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.16% -35.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £363
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £27.70
% change year-on-year +6.87% +44.43%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 341 418 761
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.68% 11.98% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 316 559
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £286 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 11
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 £17.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.30 £19.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Ethernet
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

Ethernet
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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in the City of London

Ethernet
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 25 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Puppet
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) ZABBIX
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) LXC
4 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
4 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Splunk
5 2 (18.18%) Cobbler
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) SevOne
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management

Ethernet
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) MPLS
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) IPsec
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
2 2 (18.18%) OSPF
2 2 (18.18%) PSTN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) ADSL
3 1 (9.09%) ISDN
3 1 (9.09%) PPP
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Grid Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Product Owner
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) LXC
2 1 (9.09%) GPFS
2 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) ZABBIX
3 2 (18.18%) Cobbler
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) SevOne
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) Arista
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 1 (9.09%) Sonus
5 1 (9.09%) Verint
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
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