The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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.

Ethernet
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 119 124
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 9 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 1.13% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £413 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £335
% change year-on-year +8.69% +2.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.90 £38.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.63% -10.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £20.35
% change year-on-year +2.40% +103.93%  

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 East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 377 353 397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.76% 14.27% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 194 193
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £261 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 65
Median hourly rate £22.85 £45.00 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.22% +86.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in the East of England

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in the East of England

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +8 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire +6 3 - -
Essex - 3 £413 -
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Huawei
4 6 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (25.00%) SLA
4 6 (25.00%) C++
4 6 (25.00%) MS Office
4 6 (25.00%) C
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Wireless
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (16.67%) Ciena
6 4 (16.67%) Qt
6 4 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.67%) Fault Management
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) NetBeans
6 4 (16.67%) Military
6 4 (16.67%) Brocade
6 4 (16.67%) RAD
6 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Ethernet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (20.83%) Wireless
4 4 (16.67%) DWDM
4 4 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 3 (12.50%) DHCP
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) IPv4
5 3 (12.50%) MPLS
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) DSL
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) IPv6
6 2 (8.33%) OSPF
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) SDH
6 2 (8.33%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (16.67%) NetBeans
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 4 (16.67%) Military
2 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) German Language
2 2 (8.33%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Designer
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Designer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless Product Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Qt
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (8.33%) Life Science
2 2 (8.33%) PMI
2 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Verilog
3 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) CRM
2 4 (16.67%) Fault Management
2 4 (16.67%) RAD
2 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C
1 6 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MOS
4 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Docker
3 2 (8.33%) KVM
3 2 (8.33%) LXC
3 2 (8.33%) NFS
4 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) Huawei
4 4 (16.67%) Brocade
4 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.67%) Ciena
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 2 (8.33%) CA
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) Tellabs
6 2 (8.33%) Vyatta
7 1 (4.17%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Mitel
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds