Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 510 602 598
Rank change year-on-year +92 -4 +49
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 319 256 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 2.02% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 98 137
England median daily rate £388 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £180 £200 £213
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 32
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.58% +6.88%
10th Percentile £16.33 £20.15 £13.46
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.38 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +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 10,785 12,665 12,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.69% 13.33% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,699 7,807 7,285
England median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £210
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 707 698
England median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +6.95% -25.20%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.83 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -22.00%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +63 90 £450 +8.43% 31
South East +42 86 £350 - 42
South West -3 50 £375 +15.38% 25
East of England +23 46 £425 +18.88% 31
Midlands +22 26 £281 +11.39% 14
North of England +26 19 £375 -3.54% 23
West Midlands -2 15 £288 +13.86% 9
Yorkshire +34 12 £375 -11.76% 16
East Midlands +29 11 £230 -8.00% 5
North West +1 6 - - 6
North East +18 1 £325 -55.17% 1
Ethernet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 118 (36.99%) TCP/IP
2 113 (35.42%) MPLS
3 101 (31.66%) Linux
4 93 (29.15%) Cisco
5 88 (27.59%) WAN
6 83 (26.02%) VPN
7 79 (24.76%) Windows
8 78 (24.45%) Cisco Certification
9 77 (24.14%) Software Engineering
9 77 (24.14%) Security Cleared
10 73 (22.88%) Telecoms
11 71 (22.26%) LAN
11 71 (22.26%) Degree
12 69 (21.63%) SC Cleared
13 67 (21.00%) Firewall
14 63 (19.75%) OSPF
14 63 (19.75%) Microsoft
15 62 (19.44%) C++
16 59 (18.50%) BGP
17 58 (18.18%) Wireless
18 55 (17.24%) CCNP
19 51 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
20 50 (15.67%) C
21 48 (15.05%) Juniper
21 48 (15.05%) Internet
22 46 (14.42%) C#
23 44 (13.79%) Java
23 44 (13.79%) CCNA
24 43 (13.48%) Visual Studio
25 41 (12.85%) Web Services

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 7 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.57%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.63%) IIS
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) JBoss
5 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
5 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.63%) Simulink
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.76%) Office 365
2 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (0.63%) G Suite
5 2 (0.63%) GitHub
5 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) npm
6 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.31%) Smartsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 118 (36.99%) TCP/IP
2 113 (35.42%) MPLS
3 88 (27.59%) WAN
4 83 (26.02%) VPN
5 71 (22.26%) LAN
6 67 (21.00%) Firewall
7 63 (19.75%) OSPF
8 59 (18.50%) BGP
9 58 (18.18%) Wireless
10 48 (15.05%) Internet
11 41 (12.85%) VoIP
12 35 (10.97%) VLAN
13 29 (9.09%) Network Security
14 28 (8.78%) Multicast
14 28 (8.78%) Wi-Fi
15 27 (8.46%) EIGRP
16 24 (7.52%) DHCP
16 24 (7.52%) IPsec
17 23 (7.21%) DWDM
18 21 (6.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.63%) MySQL
4 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.31%) Big Data
5 1 (0.31%) DB2
5 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (13.48%) Visual Studio
2 37 (11.60%) Eclipse
3 35 (10.97%) NetBeans
4 34 (10.66%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.76%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (2.82%) JIRA
7 5 (1.57%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.57%) ClearQuest
7 5 (1.57%) Redmine
7 5 (1.57%) Subversion
8 4 (1.25%) Hudson
9 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.63%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.31%) Bower
10 1 (0.31%) CANoe
10 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.31%) TestRail
General
1 73 (22.88%) Telecoms
2 37 (11.60%) Aerospace
3 35 (10.97%) Military
4 26 (8.15%) Finance
5 12 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.82%) Billing
6 9 (2.82%) Law
7 6 (1.88%) Electronics
7 6 (1.88%) Marketing
8 5 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.57%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.25%) Banking
9 4 (1.25%) French Language
10 3 (0.94%) Automotive
10 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.94%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.31%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) German Language
12 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 23 (7.21%) Developer
2 23 (7.21%) Embedded Engineer
2 23 (7.21%) Software Engineer
3 21 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (5.96%) Architect
4 19 (5.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (5.96%) Support Engineer
5 14 (4.39%) Analyst
5 14 (4.39%) Project Manager
6 13 (4.08%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (4.08%) Desktop Support
6 13 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 12 (3.76%) Design Engineer
8 11 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
8 11 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 10 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (3.13%) Juniper Engineer
10 9 (2.82%) Consultant
11 8 (2.51%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.85%) Web Services
2 40 (12.54%) Node.js
3 36 (11.29%) Qt
4 33 (10.34%) .NET
5 31 (9.72%) ActiveX
5 31 (9.72%) DirectX
5 31 (9.72%) MFC
5 31 (9.72%) OpenGL
6 19 (5.96%) 802.1X
7 7 (2.19%) Middleware
8 6 (1.88%) J2EE
8 6 (1.88%) REST
8 6 (1.88%) XML
9 4 (1.25%) CSS
9 4 (1.25%) SOAP
10 3 (0.94%) Spring
10 3 (0.94%) WebSockets
11 2 (0.63%) Spring MVC
12 1 (0.31%) Spring Boot
12 1 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.33%) Driving Licence
3 12 (3.76%) Device Driver
4 9 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.82%) ASIC
5 8 (2.51%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (2.51%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.19%) Fibre Optics
7 6 (1.88%) PKI
8 5 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.57%) Clustering
8 5 (1.57%) SCADA
8 5 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.94%) IVR
10 3 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 101 (31.66%) Linux
2 79 (24.76%) Windows
3 16 (5.02%) Windows 10
3 16 (5.02%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.76%) Unix
4 12 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.45%) CentOS
5 11 (3.45%) Debian
6 9 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.88%) Android
8 6 (1.88%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.94%) AIX
9 3 (0.94%) Solaris
9 3 (0.94%) SUSE
9 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (24.14%) Software Engineering
2 51 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (12.85%) Scrum
4 37 (11.60%) Mathematics
5 31 (9.72%) Network Design
6 29 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 24 (7.52%) Migration
8 22 (6.90%) Project Management
9 20 (6.27%) ITIL
10 17 (5.33%) Network Management
11 16 (5.02%) PRINCE2
12 15 (4.70%) Computer Science
12 15 (4.70%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (4.08%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (4.08%) Time Management
14 12 (3.76%) Change Management
14 12 (3.76%) High Availability
15 11 (3.45%) Configuration Management
16 10 (3.13%) Load Balancing
16 10 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (19.44%) C++
2 50 (15.67%) C
3 46 (14.42%) C#
4 44 (13.79%) Java
5 38 (11.91%) JavaScript
6 31 (9.72%) GLSL
6 31 (9.72%) HLSL
7 25 (7.84%) Python
8 20 (6.27%) Embedded C
9 15 (4.70%) SQL
10 10 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.51%) Embedded C++
12 7 (2.19%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.19%) Perl
13 5 (1.57%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.25%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.31%) C++/CLI
15 1 (0.31%) JCL
15 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (24.45%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 71 (22.26%) Degree
4 69 (21.63%) SC Cleared
5 55 (17.24%) CCNP
6 44 (13.79%) CCNA
7 30 (9.40%) CCIE
8 15 (4.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (3.76%) BC Cleared
9 12 (3.76%) CCDP
9 12 (3.76%) JNCIA
10 11 (3.45%) JNCIE
11 9 (2.82%) CCDA
12 8 (2.51%) JNCIP
13 6 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (1.57%) CCIP
15 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (1.25%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.45%) SLA
2 9 (2.82%) QA
3 5 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.94%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.94%) MISRA
6 2 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.63%) COBIT
6 2 (0.63%) GAMP
6 2 (0.63%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.63%) NIST
7 1 (0.31%) MISRA C
System Software
1 21 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.39%) Firmware
3 8 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.57%) Docker
6 4 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.25%) XenApp
7 3 (0.94%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.94%) SRDF
7 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.63%) vSphere
9 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.31%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.31%) RACF
9 1 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (1.57%) SCCM
3 3 (0.94%) Iperf
3 3 (0.94%) Nagios
4 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.63%) OpenView
4 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.63%) Puppet
4 2 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.31%) Cacti
5 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.31%) Kibana
5 1 (0.31%) logstash
5 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.31%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.31%) OPNET
5 1 (0.31%) OVPM
5 1 (0.31%) RANCID
Vendors
1 93 (29.15%) Cisco
2 63 (19.75%) Microsoft
3 48 (15.05%) Juniper
4 23 (7.21%) F5
4 23 (7.21%) Palo Alto
5 16 (5.02%) VMware
6 15 (4.70%) CheckPoint
7 13 (4.08%) Nokia
7 13 (4.08%) Oracle
8 11 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 9 (2.82%) Fortinet
9 9 (2.82%) SolarWinds
10 8 (2.51%) Apple
10 8 (2.51%) Citrix
10 8 (2.51%) HP
10 8 (2.51%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.51%) Riverbed
11 7 (2.19%) BT
12 6 (1.88%) Ciena
12 6 (1.88%) Dell