Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 622 491
Rank change year-on-year +44 -131 +29
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 237 249 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 1.58% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 136 158
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £213 £181 £225
90th Percentile £538 £481 £481
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 33
England median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +77.78% -36.62%
10th Percentile £12.75 £16.40 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.36 £48.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.89% +0.70%

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12203 15744 15061
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.95% 15.51% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7336 9709 8549
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £206
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 694 691 854
England median hourly rate £18.70 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.95% +10.93%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.00% +21.95% +7.89%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in England

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in England

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in England

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in England

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor 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 23 July 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +43 104 £388 +3.33% 15
South East +17 71 £368 +5.00% 7
South West -1 19 £353 -11.88% 3
North of England +52 18 £263 -10.26% 9
East of England +2 15 £400 +25.00% 3
North West +39 12 £300 -47.83% 8
Midlands +13 10 £313 -3.10% 2
West Midlands +18 8 £313 +13.64% 2
Yorkshire +25 4 £350 +89.19% 1
North East +55 2 £225 -
East Midlands -7 2 £313 -15.54%
Ethernet
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 England region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 125 (52.74%) Cisco
2 95 (40.08%) TCP/IP
3 73 (30.80%) WAN
4 70 (29.54%) VPN
4 70 (29.54%) MPLS
5 64 (27.00%) LAN
6 62 (26.16%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (25.74%) Firewall
8 57 (24.05%) Juniper
9 50 (21.10%) Linux
10 49 (20.68%) DNS
10 49 (20.68%) Telecoms
11 47 (19.83%) BGP
12 43 (18.14%) OSPF
13 41 (17.30%) CCNP
13 41 (17.30%) CCNA
13 41 (17.30%) Windows
14 40 (16.88%) Security Cleared
15 39 (16.46%) VoIP
16 36 (15.19%) Finance
16 36 (15.19%) Data Centre
17 34 (14.35%) DHCP
18 31 (13.08%) Cisco Nexus
19 29 (12.24%) Migration
20 28 (11.81%) Wireless
20 28 (11.81%) Microsoft
20 28 (11.81%) Internet
20 28 (11.81%) Network Design
21 27 (11.39%) VMware
22 26 (10.97%) Active Directory

Ethernet
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 (2.11%) CMS
1 5 (2.11%) IIS
2 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.11%) Simulink
5 3 (1.27%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.42%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.11%) Office 365
4 4 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) IaaS
6 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (40.08%) TCP/IP
2 73 (30.80%) WAN
3 70 (29.54%) MPLS
3 70 (29.54%) VPN
4 64 (27.00%) LAN
5 61 (25.74%) Firewall
6 49 (20.68%) DNS
7 47 (19.83%) BGP
8 43 (18.14%) OSPF
9 39 (16.46%) VoIP
10 34 (14.35%) DHCP
11 31 (13.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (11.81%) Internet
12 28 (11.81%) Wireless
13 23 (9.70%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (9.70%) IPsec
13 23 (9.70%) Network Security
14 22 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (8.44%) VLAN
16 19 (8.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.27%) Redis
2 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.42%) DTS
4 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.38%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (2.11%) JIRA
3 5 (2.11%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.69%) Subversion
5 3 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.27%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.27%) Protractor
5 3 (1.27%) Selenium
5 3 (1.27%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.27%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.84%) CANoe
6 2 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.42%) Automake
7 1 (0.42%) CMake
7 1 (0.42%) GCC
7 1 (0.42%) Gradle
General
1 49 (20.68%) Telecoms
2 36 (15.19%) Finance
3 15 (6.33%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.22%) Electronics
5 8 (3.38%) Automotive
6 7 (2.95%) Banking
6 7 (2.95%) Marketing
6 7 (2.95%) Multimedia
7 6 (2.53%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.69%) Billing
8 4 (1.69%) Military
9 3 (1.27%) Back Office
10 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.84%) Retail
11 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.42%) Legal
11 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (27.85%) Network Engineer
2 19 (8.02%) Administrator
3 18 (7.59%) Support Engineer
4 16 (6.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (6.75%) Network Support
4 16 (6.75%) Network Support Engineer
4 16 (6.75%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (5.91%) Architect
6 12 (5.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (4.64%) Juniper Engineer
7 11 (4.64%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (4.64%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.22%) Network Architect
9 9 (3.80%) Developer
10 8 (3.38%) Consultant
10 8 (3.38%) Embedded Engineer
10 8 (3.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (3.38%) Project Manager
11 7 (2.95%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.91%) Web Services
2 11 (4.64%) 802.1X
3 9 (3.80%) Middleware
4 7 (2.95%) .NET
5 5 (2.11%) Polymer
5 5 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (2.11%) RESTful
6 4 (1.69%) CSS
6 4 (1.69%) Node.js
7 3 (1.27%) HTML
7 3 (1.27%) Leaflet
7 3 (1.27%) Qt
7 3 (1.27%) REST
7 3 (1.27%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.84%) HATEOAS
8 2 (0.84%) LAMP
8 2 (0.84%) SOAP
8 2 (0.84%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.19%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.80%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.95%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (2.95%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.53%) VHDL
7 5 (2.11%) Digital TV
7 5 (2.11%) STB
7 5 (2.11%) Verilog
7 5 (2.11%) Video on Demand
7 5 (2.11%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.27%) CESG
9 3 (1.27%) Derivative
9 3 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.27%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.10%) Linux
2 41 (17.30%) Windows
3 21 (8.86%) Windows Server
4 19 (8.02%) Unix
5 17 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (5.06%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.80%) Apple iOS
10 9 (3.80%) SUSE
11 6 (2.53%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.11%) Solaris
13 3 (1.27%) Android
13 3 (1.27%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.84%) CentOS
14 2 (0.84%) Debian
14 2 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.24%) Migration
2 28 (11.81%) Network Design
3 23 (9.70%) Network Management
4 22 (9.28%) Configuration Management
5 21 (8.86%) Project Management
6 16 (6.75%) Software Engineering
7 13 (5.49%) ITIL
7 13 (5.49%) PRINCE2
7 13 (5.49%) Programme Management
8 11 (4.64%) Change Management
8 11 (4.64%) Network Architecture
9 10 (4.22%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.22%) Validation
10 9 (3.80%) Information Security
10 9 (3.80%) UML
11 8 (3.38%) Fault Management
11 8 (3.38%) High Availability
12 6 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (2.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.59%) SQL
2 16 (6.75%) Perl
2 16 (6.75%) Python
3 14 (5.91%) C
3 14 (5.91%) C#
4 11 (4.64%) C++
5 10 (4.22%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.80%) Java
7 7 (2.95%) Lisp
8 6 (2.53%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.11%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.69%) Embedded C
10 4 (1.69%) Tcl
11 2 (0.84%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.84%) Ruby
12 1 (0.42%) C-shell
12 1 (0.42%) Korn
12 1 (0.42%) PHP
12 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (26.16%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (17.30%) CCNA
2 41 (17.30%) CCNP
3 40 (16.88%) Security Cleared
4 20 (8.44%) Degree
5 19 (8.02%) JNCIS
6 15 (6.33%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.91%) DV Cleared
8 12 (5.06%) CCDA
8 12 (5.06%) JNCIA
8 12 (5.06%) JNCIP
9 11 (4.64%) CCIE
10 6 (2.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 6 (2.53%) NVQ Level 4
11 5 (2.11%) CCDP
11 5 (2.11%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.69%) BC Cleared
12 4 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.27%) JNCIE
14 2 (0.84%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.95%) MISRA
2 6 (2.53%) ISO 26262
3 5 (2.11%) QA
4 3 (1.27%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.27%) SLA
5 2 (0.84%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.42%) DO-254
6 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (10.97%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.64%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.80%) LXC
4 9 (3.80%) NFS
5 6 (2.53%) Firmware
5 6 (2.53%) GPFS
5 6 (2.53%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.69%) XenApp
7 3 (1.27%) vSphere
8 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.84%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.42%) Docker
9 1 (0.42%) Openswan
9 1 (0.42%) pfSense
9 1 (0.42%) vCloud
9 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (6.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (5.91%) Puppet
3 12 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.64%) Nagios
4 11 (4.64%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.69%) EnCase
6 4 (1.69%) SCCM
6 4 (1.69%) SCOM
7 3 (1.27%) Cacti
8 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.42%) Marathon
9 1 (0.42%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.42%) OpenView
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.42%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.42%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 125 (52.74%) Cisco
2 57 (24.05%) Juniper
3 28 (11.81%) Microsoft
4 27 (11.39%) VMware
5 23 (9.70%) F5
6 21 (8.86%) Red Hat
7 19 (8.02%) SolarWinds
8 18 (7.59%) Palo Alto
9 16 (6.75%) Citrix
10 14 (5.91%) CheckPoint
10 14 (5.91%) Riverbed
10 14 (5.91%) SevOne
11 12 (5.06%) Dell
11 12 (5.06%) Fortinet
12 11 (4.64%) EMC
13 10 (4.22%) HP
14 9 (3.80%) Arista
14 9 (3.80%) Infoblox
14 9 (3.80%) SAP
14 9 (3.80%) Splunk
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