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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 22 May 2022 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 605 523 432
Rank change year-on-year -82 -91 +181
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 159 99 193
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.21% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 1.90% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 34 110
10th Percentile £313 £176 £325
25th Percentile £382 £331 £383
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
75th Percentile £578 £514 £495
90th Percentile £684 £607 £540
UK median daily rate £472 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +10.94% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 15
10th Percentile £26.38 £11.50 -
25th Percentile £42.50 £16.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +32.35% +74.36% -54.12%
75th Percentile £48.71 £47.81 £45.56
90th Percentile £52.50 £55.25 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.56% +123.75% -52.94%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,889 5,207 5,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.20% 11.20% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,202 3,381 3,563
10th Percentile £225 £220 £185
25th Percentile £381 £344 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £440 £425
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -2.86%
75th Percentile £613 £538 £538
90th Percentile £700 £635 £636
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 243 288
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.67 £13.38
25th Percentile £16.25 £15.10 £15.75
Median hourly rate £23.91 £23.63 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +1.21% +15.24% +9.33%
75th Percentile £48.45 £50.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £63.25 £60.20 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £25.72 £24.00
% change year-on-year +4.02% +7.15% +26.32%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ethernet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in England

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ethernet in England.

Daily rate trend for Ethernet in England

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ethernet in England over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Ethernet in England

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ethernet in England.

Hourly rate trend for Ethernet in England

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Ethernet in England over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Ethernet in England

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -105 43 £488 +3.72% 28
South East -35 36 £405 -16.92% 16
East of England -4 33 £650 +271.43% 9
South West +2 32 £563 +238.35% 10
North of England -39 9 £163 +59.31% 7
Midlands -45 6 £363 - 14
West Midlands -48 5 £363 - 7
Yorkshire -36 4 £411 - 2
North West -41 4 £163 +59.31% 4
East Midlands -22 1 - - 7
North East - 1 £155 - 1
Ethernet
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 73 (45.91%) Agile
2 71 (44.65%) TCP/IP
2 71 (44.65%) Security Cleared
3 68 (42.77%) Linux
4 63 (39.62%) C++
4 63 (39.62%) SC Cleared
5 61 (38.36%) Social Skills
5 61 (38.36%) Windows
6 60 (37.74%) Microsoft
7 57 (35.85%) Software Engineering
8 52 (32.70%) C#
9 51 (32.08%) Visual Studio
10 50 (31.45%) Java
10 50 (31.45%) Eclipse
10 50 (31.45%) Presentation Skills
10 50 (31.45%) Synthetic Environment
11 46 (28.93%) Cisco
12 45 (28.30%) Validation
13 41 (25.79%) WAN
14 37 (23.27%) Degree
15 36 (22.64%) LAN
16 34 (21.38%) MPLS
17 31 (19.50%) Visualisation
18 30 (18.87%) Firewall
19 29 (18.24%) Telecoms
19 29 (18.24%) VPN
20 27 (16.98%) TDD
20 27 (16.98%) Wi-Fi
20 27 (16.98%) Scrum
20 27 (16.98%) Unit Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (3.14%) Confluence
2 2 (1.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.63%) SAS
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) OrCAD
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.92%) AWS
1 11 (6.92%) Azure
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (1.89%) GCP
4 2 (1.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) NuGet
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (44.65%) TCP/IP
2 41 (25.79%) WAN
3 36 (22.64%) LAN
4 34 (21.38%) MPLS
5 30 (18.87%) Firewall
6 29 (18.24%) VPN
7 27 (16.98%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (15.72%) BGP
8 25 (15.72%) OSPF
8 25 (15.72%) Wireless
9 19 (11.95%) SD-WAN
10 17 (10.69%) VLAN
11 15 (9.43%) DNS
12 14 (8.81%) DWDM
12 14 (8.81%) EIGRP
12 14 (8.81%) IPsec
13 12 (7.55%) Broadband
13 12 (7.55%) VoIP
14 11 (6.92%) DHCP
14 11 (6.92%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.77%) MariaDB
1 6 (3.77%) MySQL
2 5 (3.14%) Big Data
3 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.63%) Spark SQL
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (32.08%) Visual Studio
2 50 (31.45%) Eclipse
3 27 (16.98%) Git (software)
4 20 (12.58%) NetBeans
5 7 (4.40%) JIRA
6 6 (3.77%) Subversion
7 5 (3.14%) Arsenale Dataplane
7 5 (3.14%) TestRail
8 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.63%) LabVIEW
General
1 61 (38.36%) Social Skills
2 50 (31.45%) Presentation Skills
3 29 (18.24%) Telecoms
4 20 (12.58%) Aerospace
4 20 (12.58%) Military
5 13 (8.18%) Electronics
5 13 (8.18%) Manufacturing
6 10 (6.29%) Finance
7 8 (5.03%) Public Sector
8 7 (4.40%) Banking
9 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.52%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
12 2 (1.26%) Legal
13 1 (0.63%) Automotive
13 1 (0.63%) Law
13 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (21.38%) Software Engineer
2 31 (19.50%) Network Engineer
3 29 (18.24%) C# Software Engineer
3 29 (18.24%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (10.69%) Architect
5 12 (7.55%) Design Engineer
6 10 (6.29%) Embedded Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) Network Architect
8 8 (5.03%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Electronics Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Developer
9 7 (4.40%) Senior Design Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Senior Electronics Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.52%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Telecoms Manager
12 3 (1.89%) Firewall Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.72%) Web Services
2 21 (13.21%) .NET
3 20 (12.58%) ActiveX
3 20 (12.58%) DirectX
3 20 (12.58%) MFC
3 20 (12.58%) Node.js
3 20 (12.58%) OpenGL
3 20 (12.58%) Qt
4 11 (6.92%) RESTful
5 8 (5.03%) JSON
6 6 (3.77%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.63%) Autofac
7 1 (0.63%) Caliburn.Micro
7 1 (0.63%) Middleware
7 1 (0.63%) WPF
7 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.55%) IoT
3 11 (6.92%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.77%) Device Driver
5 5 (3.14%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.14%) Fibre Optics
5 5 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.52%) BYOD
6 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.89%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.26%) FPGA
8 2 (1.26%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.26%) NHS
8 2 (1.26%) PKI
9 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.63%) Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 68 (42.77%) Linux
2 61 (38.36%) Windows
3 5 (3.14%) CentOS
3 5 (3.14%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (3.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.89%) SUSE
5 3 (1.89%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.26%) Unix
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.63%) CatOS
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.91%) Agile
2 57 (35.85%) Software Engineering
3 50 (31.45%) Synthetic Environment
4 45 (28.30%) Validation
5 31 (19.50%) Visualisation
6 27 (16.98%) CI/CD
6 27 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
6 27 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (16.98%) Scrum
6 27 (16.98%) TDD
6 27 (16.98%) Unit Testing
7 20 (12.58%) Mathematics
8 12 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (7.55%) Network Design
8 12 (7.55%) Network Management
8 12 (7.55%) Project Delivery
9 11 (6.92%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.29%) Project Management
10 10 (6.29%) Software Testing
10 10 (6.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (39.62%) C++
2 52 (32.70%) C#
3 50 (31.45%) Java
4 21 (13.21%) Python
5 20 (12.58%) GLSL
5 20 (12.58%) HLSL
5 20 (12.58%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.55%) C
7 6 (3.77%) Bash
8 5 (3.14%) Go
8 5 (3.14%) Rust
9 4 (2.52%) SQL
10 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) Ada
11 1 (0.63%) Perl
11 1 (0.63%) Scala
11 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 71 (44.65%) Security Cleared
2 63 (39.62%) SC Cleared
3 37 (23.27%) Degree
4 24 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (10.06%) CCNP
6 14 (8.81%) CCNA
7 9 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (5.03%) Chartered Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) HND
10 6 (3.77%) CCIE
10 6 (3.77%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.14%) CCIP
12 4 (2.52%) CCDA
12 4 (2.52%) CCDP
13 3 (1.89%) CCDE
13 3 (1.89%) CCNP Voice
13 3 (1.89%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.89%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.89%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) QA
1 3 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) AUTOSAR
2 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.63%) DICOM
2 1 (0.63%) ISA99
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.40%) Docker
3 5 (3.14%) iptables
3 5 (3.14%) KVM
3 5 (3.14%) Xen
4 4 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) Ansible
2 4 (2.52%) SCCM
3 3 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.89%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.89%) Grafana
3 3 (1.89%) Terraform
3 3 (1.89%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.26%) Cacti
4 2 (1.26%) CASB
4 2 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.26%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.26%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 60 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 46 (28.93%) Cisco
3 20 (12.58%) Juniper
4 12 (7.55%) VMware
5 10 (6.29%) SolarWinds
6 8 (5.03%) Arista
6 8 (5.03%) CheckPoint
6 8 (5.03%) Palo Alto
6 8 (5.03%) SAP
7 7 (4.40%) ADVA
7 7 (4.40%) ANSYS
7 7 (4.40%) Fortinet
8 6 (3.77%) F5
8 6 (3.77%) Nokia
9 5 (3.14%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.14%) Nortel
10 4 (2.52%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (2.52%) Ciena
10 4 (2.52%) Citrix
10 4 (2.52%) Xerox