Period
to 1 June 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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 395 596 643
Rank change year-on-year +201 +47 -57
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 187 239 212
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 2.27% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 104 86
Median daily rate £448 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.47% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £185 £183
90th Percentile £540 £504 £512
UK median daily rate £448 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +19.47% +4.90% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 21
Median hourly rate £26.75 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.06% +13.33% -6.40%
10th Percentile £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
90th Percentile £49.38 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -52.94% +21.43% -12.77%

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 5,425 10,550 12,539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.21% 12.63% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,172 6,567 7,763
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
10th Percentile £185 £210 £206
90th Percentile £630 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 477 679
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.50%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £12.19
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +57.32% +5.13% -6.60%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 1 June 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
East of England +83 61 £450 +16.13% 11
South East +121 48 £379 +4.48% 9
London +155 47 £400 -3.03% 12
South West +41 15 - - 4
North of England +93 8 £445 +27.14% 14
Midlands +74 7 - - 6
West Midlands +63 7 - - 3
North West +53 6 £400 +14.29% 3
Yorkshire +68 2 £464 +18.91% 11
Ethernet
UK

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 90 (48.13%) LAN
2 80 (42.78%) WAN
3 72 (38.50%) TCP/IP
4 68 (36.36%) Linux
5 65 (34.76%) Cisco
6 55 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (29.41%) Wireless
7 54 (28.88%) CCNP
8 49 (26.20%) VPN
9 47 (25.13%) Wi-Fi
10 46 (24.60%) Firewall
11 43 (22.99%) Service Delivery
11 43 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (22.46%) MPLS
12 42 (22.46%) Git (software)
13 41 (21.93%) Security Cleared
14 40 (21.39%) SC Cleared
14 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
14 40 (21.39%) WLAN
15 39 (20.86%) Broadband
16 38 (20.32%) ADSL
16 38 (20.32%) OSPF
17 37 (19.79%) Windows
17 37 (19.79%) Migration
18 36 (19.25%) Telecoms
19 34 (18.18%) Java
19 34 (18.18%) BGP
20 33 (17.65%) Scrum
20 33 (17.65%) Technical Leadership
21 32 (17.11%) 802.1X

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 (2.67%) Confluence
2 4 (2.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) assyst
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.67%) Azure
2 5 (2.67%) Office 365
3 3 (1.60%) AWS
3 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 90 (48.13%) LAN
2 80 (42.78%) WAN
3 72 (38.50%) TCP/IP
4 55 (29.41%) Wireless
5 49 (26.20%) VPN
6 47 (25.13%) Wi-Fi
7 46 (24.60%) Firewall
8 42 (22.46%) MPLS
9 40 (21.39%) WLAN
10 39 (20.86%) Broadband
11 38 (20.32%) ADSL
11 38 (20.32%) OSPF
12 34 (18.18%) BGP
13 32 (17.11%) Internet
14 30 (16.04%) Cisco Nexus
15 27 (14.44%) GPON
15 27 (14.44%) VDSL
16 26 (13.90%) EIGRP
17 25 (13.37%) Wireshark
18 23 (12.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (0.53%) GIS
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (22.46%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.97%) Eclipse
3 26 (13.90%) NetBeans
3 26 (13.90%) Visual Studio
4 17 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.35%) JIRA
6 8 (4.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (3.74%) Selenium
8 6 (3.21%) Ant
8 6 (3.21%) Hudson
8 6 (3.21%) Maven
9 4 (2.14%) Redmine
9 4 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (2.14%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.53%) GDB
General
1 36 (19.25%) Telecoms
2 27 (14.44%) Military
3 26 (13.90%) Aerospace
4 13 (6.95%) Finance
5 8 (4.28%) Banking
5 8 (4.28%) Front Office
5 8 (4.28%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.14%) Electronics
6 4 (2.14%) Law
7 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 40 (21.39%) Network Engineer
2 26 (13.90%) Technical Leader
3 19 (10.16%) Developer
4 13 (6.95%) Architect
4 13 (6.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (6.95%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (6.42%) FPGA Engineer
6 11 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
6 11 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
6 11 (5.88%) VHDL Engineer
7 9 (4.81%) Administrator
7 9 (4.81%) Juniper Engineer
7 9 (4.81%) Network Administrator
8 8 (4.28%) Data Network Engineer
8 8 (4.28%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Consultant
9 6 (3.21%) Software Architect
10 4 (2.14%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.11%) 802.1X
2 26 (13.90%) Node.js
2 26 (13.90%) OpenGL
2 26 (13.90%) Qt
2 26 (13.90%) Web Services
3 24 (12.83%) .NET
3 24 (12.83%) ActiveX
3 24 (12.83%) DirectX
3 24 (12.83%) MFC
4 6 (3.21%) Java SE
5 5 (2.67%) XML
6 4 (2.14%) JSON
7 1 (0.53%) Middleware
7 1 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.53%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.51%) Video\Live Streaming
2 22 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 20 (10.70%) Device Driver
4 12 (6.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (6.42%) VHDL
5 9 (4.81%) Fibre Optics
6 7 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.21%) CMDB
7 6 (3.21%) IPTV
8 5 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.14%) CCTV
10 2 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.07%) PKI
11 1 (0.53%) Digital Signage
11 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.53%) iPad
11 1 (0.53%) Optoelectronics
11 1 (0.53%) STB
11 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (36.36%) Linux
2 37 (19.79%) Windows
3 20 (10.70%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (3.21%) CatOS
5 4 (2.14%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.60%) Android
6 3 (1.60%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.07%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.07%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) SUSE
8 1 (0.53%) Unix
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (22.99%) Service Delivery
2 37 (19.79%) Migration
3 33 (17.65%) Scrum
3 33 (17.65%) Technical Leadership
4 31 (16.58%) Software Architecture
5 30 (16.04%) Software Engineering
6 26 (13.90%) Mathematics
6 26 (13.90%) Network Management
7 25 (13.37%) Change Management
8 18 (9.63%) Test Automation
9 14 (7.49%) ITIL
10 12 (6.42%) Project Management
11 9 (4.81%) Communications Security
11 9 (4.81%) Network Design
11 9 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (4.28%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (4.28%) Network Planning
12 8 (4.28%) Open Source
12 8 (4.28%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.18%) Java
2 29 (15.51%) C++
3 26 (13.90%) C#
3 26 (13.90%) JavaScript
4 24 (12.83%) GLSL
4 24 (12.83%) HLSL
5 19 (10.16%) Python
6 14 (7.49%) C
7 8 (4.28%) Perl
8 6 (3.21%) Java 8
9 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.07%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.07%) Lisp
10 2 (1.07%) SQL
10 2 (1.07%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (28.88%) CCNP
3 41 (21.93%) Security Cleared
4 40 (21.39%) SC Cleared
5 30 (16.04%) CCNA
6 28 (14.97%) Degree
7 15 (8.02%) CCIE
8 12 (6.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (5.88%) BC Cleared
9 11 (5.88%) JNCIP
10 9 (4.81%) CCDP
10 9 (4.81%) JNCIS
11 8 (4.28%) CCIP
12 6 (3.21%) JNCIA
13 4 (2.14%) CCDA
14 3 (1.60%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 2 (1.07%) CCIE Security
15 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 1 (0.53%) CISA
16 1 (0.53%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.42%) Firmware
2 11 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.60%) vSphere
4 3 (1.60%) XenApp
5 2 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) Docker
6 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (7.49%) Cisco Prime
1 14 (7.49%) Nagios
2 8 (4.28%) Cacti
2 8 (4.28%) NetMRI
2 8 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.28%) Puppet
2 8 (4.28%) Statseeker
2 8 (4.28%) ZABBIX
3 6 (3.21%) OpenView
4 4 (2.14%) HP ALM
4 4 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.60%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (1.60%) SCCM
6 2 (1.07%) Amdocs OSS
6 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.07%) systemd
6 2 (1.07%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.53%) Icinga
7 1 (0.53%) Observium
7 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (34.76%) Cisco
2 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
3 31 (16.58%) Juniper
4 12 (6.42%) Xilinx
5 11 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 10 (5.35%) F5
7 9 (4.81%) VMware
8 8 (4.28%) Citrix
8 8 (4.28%) NetScout
8 8 (4.28%) Solarflare
9 7 (3.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (3.74%) Palo Alto
10 6 (3.21%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.21%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.67%) Dell
12 4 (2.14%) HP
12 4 (2.14%) IBM
12 4 (2.14%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.60%) Apple
13 3 (1.60%) SAP