Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 395 446 635
Rank change year-on-year +51 +189 -34
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 105 364 250
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.47% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.89% 3.56% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 192 111
Median daily rate £263 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -12.50% +12.28%
10th Percentile £115 £205 £233
90th Percentile £520 £536 £625
UK median daily rate £267 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -23.71% -12.50% +13.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £22.55 £17.15 £27.70
90th Percentile £45.00 £52.50 £54.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -

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 3,632 10,235 12,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.01% 13.26% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,116 6,244 7,593
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +5.52%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £200
90th Percentile £625 £600 £613
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 521 596
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £19.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +43.29% +2.63%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.13 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £55.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.42 £19.00
% change year-on-year +23.15% +49.58% -

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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020. 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
South East +103 28 £347 +15.74% 12
East of England +64 25 £303 -3.81% 11
London +79 16 £438 +9.38% 18
South West +69 15 £120 -38.46% 11
Midlands +72 11 £165 -52.87% 3
North of England +107 7 £160 -57.33% 13
East Midlands +40 6 £207 -40.72% 1
West Midlands +61 5 £160 -8.57% 2
Yorkshire +67 3 £160 -57.33% 9
North West +87 2 £160 - 4
North East - 2 £160 -
Ethernet
UK

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 43 (40.95%) TCP/IP
1 43 (40.95%) Microsoft
2 35 (33.33%) LAN
3 32 (30.48%) Cisco
4 24 (22.86%) Telecoms
5 23 (21.90%) Public Sector
6 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
7 21 (20.00%) Internet
8 20 (19.05%) MPLS
9 19 (18.10%) WAN
9 19 (18.10%) SC Cleared
10 17 (16.19%) Windows
10 17 (16.19%) Firewall
11 16 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (14.29%) Linux
13 14 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
13 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
14 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (12.38%) Degree
14 13 (12.38%) C++
15 12 (11.43%) Project Management
15 12 (11.43%) Nokia
15 12 (11.43%) VMware
16 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
16 11 (10.48%) C#
16 11 (10.48%) ITIL
16 11 (10.48%) CCNP
17 10 (9.52%) Visual Studio
17 10 (9.52%) Qt
17 10 (9.52%) Mathematics

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 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.81%) CMS
3 2 (1.90%) Confluence
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (0.95%) AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.95%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (40.95%) TCP/IP
2 35 (33.33%) LAN
3 21 (20.00%) Internet
4 20 (19.05%) MPLS
5 19 (18.10%) WAN
6 17 (16.19%) Firewall
7 9 (8.57%) DWDM
7 9 (8.57%) VoIP
7 9 (8.57%) Wireless
8 8 (7.62%) BGP
8 8 (7.62%) OSPF
8 8 (7.62%) SDH
9 7 (6.67%) DNS
9 7 (6.67%) EIGRP
9 7 (6.67%) WLAN
10 6 (5.71%) ADSL
10 6 (5.71%) IPsec
11 5 (4.76%) DSL
11 5 (4.76%) HTTPS
11 5 (4.76%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (0.95%) GIS
2 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.95%) HBase
2 1 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.62%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.62%) NetBeans
4 3 (2.86%) JIRA
5 2 (1.90%) Subversion
General
1 24 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 23 (21.90%) Public Sector
3 9 (8.57%) Aerospace
3 9 (8.57%) Electronics
3 9 (8.57%) Military
4 7 (6.67%) Finance
5 3 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) IT Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) Network Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 8 (7.62%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) Desktop Support
3 8 (7.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) IT Support
3 8 (7.62%) IT Support Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) Support Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) Consultant
5 6 (5.71%) Architect
5 6 (5.71%) Firmware Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) FPGA Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Network Consultant
5 6 (5.71%) VHDL Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) Qt
2 8 (7.62%) Node.js
2 8 (7.62%) Web Services
3 5 (4.76%) .NET
3 5 (4.76%) 802.1X
3 5 (4.76%) ActiveX
3 5 (4.76%) DirectX
3 5 (4.76%) MFC
3 5 (4.76%) OpenGL
4 4 (3.81%) WebRTC
5 3 (2.86%) JSON
6 2 (1.90%) Middleware
7 1 (0.95%) RESTful
7 1 (0.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (6.67%) VHDL
4 5 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.81%) Tandem
6 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) Fibre Optics
6 3 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.90%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.95%) Analogue Electronics
8 1 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.95%) CCTV
8 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.95%) SCADA
8 1 (0.95%) Verilog
8 1 (0.95%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Windows
2 15 (14.29%) Linux
3 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.95%) AIX
7 1 (0.95%) CentOS
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.95%) SUSE
7 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
1 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.43%) Project Management
4 11 (10.48%) ITIL
5 10 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 9 (8.57%) Network Management
7 8 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (6.67%) Architecture Roadmap
9 6 (5.71%) Change Management
9 6 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (5.71%) Network Architecture
9 6 (5.71%) Scrum
9 6 (5.71%) Validation
10 5 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.76%) Technology Roadmap
11 4 (3.81%) Antivirus Management
11 4 (3.81%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (3.81%) Line Management
11 4 (3.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.38%) C++
2 11 (10.48%) C#
3 9 (8.57%) Java
4 8 (7.62%) C
4 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.62%) Python
5 5 (4.76%) GLSL
5 5 (4.76%) HLSL
6 1 (0.95%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.10%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (12.38%) Degree
5 11 (10.48%) CCNP
6 8 (7.62%) ECDL
7 6 (5.71%) CCIE
8 5 (4.76%) CCNA
9 3 (2.86%) BC Cleared
9 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.86%) CCDP
10 2 (1.90%) CCIP
10 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.95%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) GMP
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) Firmware
3 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.76%) XenApp
4 4 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.81%) VMware NSX
4 4 (3.81%) vSphere
5 1 (0.95%) HDFS
5 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Ansible
2 4 (3.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.86%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.90%) SCCM
4 2 (1.90%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 43 (40.95%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.48%) Cisco
3 12 (11.43%) Nokia
3 12 (11.43%) VMware
4 8 (7.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (5.71%) Juniper
5 6 (5.71%) Xilinx
6 5 (4.76%) Citrix
6 5 (4.76%) F5
7 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.81%) Polycom
7 4 (3.81%) Splunk
8 3 (2.86%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.86%) BMC
8 3 (2.86%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.86%) McAfee
8 3 (2.86%) Tufin
9 2 (1.90%) AlgoSec
9 2 (1.90%) BT
9 2 (1.90%) Red Hat