Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 622 565 542
Rank change year-on-year -57 -23 -75
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 216 281 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 2.06% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 145 181
England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £150 £154 £208
90th Percentile £517 £521 £525
UK median daily rate £360 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 46 27
England median hourly rate £32.50 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.96% -8.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £18.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.33% -8.75% +33.33%

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 12,613 13,658 13,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.66% 15.13% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,837 8,338 8,156
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.12% +0.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £218 £213
90th Percentile £590 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 679 861
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.18 £48.01 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 -40 98 £318 -9.29% 33
South East -52 61 £360 +5.88% 26
North of England +26 20 £415 +2.15% 23
East of England -12 17 £375 +21.95% 15
North West +6 15 £450 -20.00% 19
South West +12 12 £475 +90.00% 11
Midlands +4 12 £300 -11.11% 22
East Midlands +8 6 £350 -12.50% 6
West Midlands +3 6 £240 -12.73% 15
Yorkshire +16 5 £260 +15.56% 3
Ethernet
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 100 (46.30%) Cisco
2 67 (31.02%) WAN
3 65 (30.09%) MPLS
4 64 (29.63%) LAN
5 62 (28.70%) TCP/IP
6 59 (27.31%) VPN
7 53 (24.54%) Juniper
8 51 (23.61%) BGP
9 49 (22.69%) Firewall
10 47 (21.76%) Wireless
10 47 (21.76%) Telecoms
10 47 (21.76%) Cisco Certification
11 45 (20.83%) Windows
12 41 (18.98%) Finance
13 38 (17.59%) Microsoft Office
14 37 (17.13%) Data Centre
15 36 (16.67%) Active Directory
16 33 (15.28%) OSPF
17 31 (14.35%) Windows 7
18 30 (13.89%) Microsoft
19 29 (13.43%) DNS
19 29 (13.43%) Citrix
19 29 (13.43%) Wi-Fi
20 28 (12.96%) VoIP
21 26 (12.04%) Linux
21 26 (12.04%) Cisco Nexus
22 25 (11.57%) Change Management
23 24 (11.11%) DHCP
23 24 (11.11%) Internet
24 22 (10.19%) Migration

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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 10 (4.63%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.46%) CMS
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.46%) SAS
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (17.59%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.31%) Simulink
5 4 (1.85%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.17%) Office 365
2 8 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (0.93%) IaaS
4 2 (0.93%) npm
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 67 (31.02%) WAN
2 65 (30.09%) MPLS
3 64 (29.63%) LAN
4 62 (28.70%) TCP/IP
5 59 (27.31%) VPN
6 51 (23.61%) BGP
7 49 (22.69%) Firewall
8 47 (21.76%) Wireless
9 33 (15.28%) OSPF
10 29 (13.43%) DNS
10 29 (13.43%) Wi-Fi
11 28 (12.96%) VoIP
12 26 (12.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 24 (11.11%) DHCP
13 24 (11.11%) Internet
14 19 (8.80%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (8.80%) VLAN
15 18 (8.33%) IPsec
16 17 (7.87%) Broadband
16 17 (7.87%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.78%) GIS
2 5 (2.31%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.85%) DB2
4 2 (0.93%) InfluxDB
4 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.93%) MySQL
4 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.46%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.46%) OLAP
5 1 (0.46%) OLTP
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.85%) CANoe
3 2 (0.93%) Babel
3 2 (0.93%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.93%) webpack
4 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 47 (21.76%) Telecoms
2 41 (18.98%) Finance
3 15 (6.94%) Banking
4 7 (3.24%) Electronics
4 7 (3.24%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.78%) Automotive
5 6 (2.78%) Legal
5 6 (2.78%) Marketing
5 6 (2.78%) Retail
6 4 (1.85%) Billing
7 3 (1.39%) Advertising
7 3 (1.39%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.93%) Back Office
8 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (24.07%) Network Engineer
2 46 (21.30%) Architect
3 26 (12.04%) Network Architect
4 14 (6.48%) Design Engineer
4 14 (6.48%) Desktop Support
5 12 (5.56%) Analyst
6 11 (5.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (5.09%) IP Architect
7 10 (4.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (4.63%) Core Network Architect
8 9 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.17%) Strategy Architect
9 8 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (3.70%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.24%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.24%) Telecoms Manager
11 6 (2.78%) Embedded Engineer
11 6 (2.78%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.85%) CSS
2 4 (1.85%) Middleware
2 4 (1.85%) Web Services
3 3 (1.39%) .NET
3 3 (1.39%) Core Data
3 3 (1.39%) HTML
3 3 (1.39%) LAMP
3 3 (1.39%) Node.js
4 2 (0.93%) CSS3
4 2 (0.93%) Ext JS
4 2 (0.93%) HTML5
4 2 (0.93%) LESS
4 2 (0.93%) Polymer
4 2 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.93%) React
4 2 (0.93%) RESTful
4 2 (0.93%) Sass
4 2 (0.93%) Semantic UI
4 2 (0.93%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.13%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.17%) SCADA
6 7 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.24%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.31%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 4 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.85%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.85%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.39%) iPhone
9 3 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) FMCG
10 2 (0.93%) Robotics
10 2 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.83%) Windows
2 31 (14.35%) Windows 7
3 26 (12.04%) Linux
4 22 (10.19%) Apple iOS
5 15 (6.94%) Windows Server
6 11 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.31%) AIX
8 5 (2.31%) CentOS
9 4 (1.85%) Unix
10 3 (1.39%) Android
10 3 (1.39%) Debian
11 2 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.46%) Check Point GAiA
12 1 (0.46%) Solaris
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.57%) Change Management
2 22 (10.19%) Migration
3 21 (9.72%) Time Management
4 20 (9.26%) Validation
5 17 (7.87%) Project Management
6 14 (6.48%) Load Balancing
7 12 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.09%) ITIL
8 11 (5.09%) Network Management
8 11 (5.09%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.17%) High Availability
9 9 (4.17%) Information Security
10 8 (3.70%) Programme Management
10 8 (3.70%) UML
11 7 (3.24%) Network Design
11 7 (3.24%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.24%) Service Management
11 7 (3.24%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.80%) Java
2 14 (6.48%) Python
3 11 (5.09%) C
3 11 (5.09%) Perl
4 7 (3.24%) C#
4 7 (3.24%) C++
4 7 (3.24%) MATLAB
5 6 (2.78%) Embedded C
6 4 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.39%) Ruby
8 2 (0.93%) ES6
8 2 (0.93%) PHP
8 2 (0.93%) SQL
9 1 (0.46%) C-shell
9 1 (0.46%) Korn
9 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.46%) Tcl
9 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 47 (21.76%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (9.72%) CCIE
2 21 (9.72%) CCNA
3 18 (8.33%) CCNP
3 18 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (7.87%) Degree
5 16 (7.41%) MCSE
6 15 (6.94%) MCSA
6 15 (6.94%) MCSM
7 14 (6.48%) ACDT
7 14 (6.48%) ACHDS
7 14 (6.48%) ACTC
7 14 (6.48%) JNCIE
7 14 (6.48%) MCDST
7 14 (6.48%) MCP
7 14 (6.48%) Network+ Certification
7 14 (6.48%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.17%) A+ Certification
8 9 (4.17%) JNCIP
9 6 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.63%) SLA
2 6 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (1.85%) GAMP
3 4 (1.85%) ISO 26262
3 4 (1.85%) MISRA
4 1 (0.46%) DO-254
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) SAS 70
System Software
1 36 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.48%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (3.70%) Firmware
5 4 (1.85%) Docker
5 4 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.85%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.85%) XenServer
6 3 (1.39%) GPFS
6 3 (1.39%) LXC
7 2 (0.93%) iptables
7 2 (0.93%) NFS
8 1 (0.46%) Openswan
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) Cacti
1 8 (3.70%) Nagios
2 7 (3.24%) Puppet
3 6 (2.78%) SCCM
4 5 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.85%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (1.85%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.39%) SCOM
6 3 (1.39%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.93%) Ansible
7 2 (0.93%) Grafana
7 2 (0.93%) Icinga
7 2 (0.93%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.93%) OpenView
7 2 (0.93%) RANCID
7 2 (0.93%) Salt
7 2 (0.93%) SELinux
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.46%) FTK
Vendors
1 100 (46.30%) Cisco
2 53 (24.54%) Juniper
3 30 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 29 (13.43%) Citrix
5 20 (9.26%) CheckPoint
5 20 (9.26%) F5
5 20 (9.26%) VMware
6 18 (8.33%) Oracle
7 16 (7.41%) Apple
8 13 (6.02%) Palo Alto
9 12 (5.56%) HP
10 10 (4.63%) BT
10 10 (4.63%) Extreme Networks
10 10 (4.63%) Lotus
11 9 (4.17%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.70%) Google
13 7 (3.24%) 3Com
13 7 (3.24%) Dell
13 7 (3.24%) EMC
13 7 (3.24%) Remedy