Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 January 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 520 392 395
Rank change year-on-year -128 +3 +155
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 65 16 121
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.089% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 0.89% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 8 92
10th Percentile £188 £171 £264
25th Percentile £213 £389 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £480 £400
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £538 £509 £520
90th Percentile £683 £549 £540
England median daily rate £425 £250 £400
% change year-on-year +70.00% -37.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
10th Percentile £25.13 - £29.87
25th Percentile £34.91 - £41.09
Median hourly rate £43.47 - £45.76
75th Percentile £46.31 - £49.69
90th Percentile £46.96 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £43.64 £43.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +1.49% +4.24% -2.94%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,724 1,794 3,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.90% 10.01% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,593 1,226 2,327
10th Percentile £300 £254 £183
25th Percentile £425 £375 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £435
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +9.20% -3.33%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £550
90th Percentile £750 £650 £650
England median daily rate £500 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 16 90
10th Percentile £12.30 £21.63 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.08 £22.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.98 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -16.60% +46.22% -7.87%
75th Percentile £43.04 £52.75 £42.81
90th Percentile £63.20 £61.38 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -33.85% +54.76% +16.67%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ethernet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in London

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ethernet in London.

Daily rate trend for Ethernet in London

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ethernet in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Ethernet in London

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ethernet in London.

Hourly rate trend for Ethernet in London

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Ethernet in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Ethernet in London

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the London region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -48 7 £455 - 11
South London - 7 £46 - 2
West London - 1 - - 1
East London - 1 - - 4
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 28 (43.08%) WAN
2 23 (35.38%) Cisco
2 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (33.85%) LAN
3 22 (33.85%) TCP/IP
4 18 (27.69%) CCNP
4 18 (27.69%) BGP
5 17 (26.15%) OSPF
5 17 (26.15%) Wireless
5 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
6 16 (24.62%) Finance
6 16 (24.62%) Firewall
6 16 (24.62%) Migration
6 16 (24.62%) Network Management
7 14 (21.54%) Juniper
7 14 (21.54%) VPN
8 13 (20.00%) VMware
8 13 (20.00%) MPLS
8 13 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 12 (18.46%) Windows
9 12 (18.46%) Linux
9 12 (18.46%) CCNA
10 11 (16.92%) DHCP
10 11 (16.92%) EIGRP
10 11 (16.92%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (15.38%) DNS
11 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (13.85%) Broadband
12 9 (13.85%) CCIE
12 9 (13.85%) Azure

Ethernet
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.54%) Confluence
1 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Azure
2 8 (12.31%) AWS
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (4.62%) GCP
4 3 (4.62%) IaaS
4 3 (4.62%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (4.62%) PaaS
4 3 (4.62%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (43.08%) WAN
2 22 (33.85%) LAN
2 22 (33.85%) TCP/IP
3 18 (27.69%) BGP
4 17 (26.15%) OSPF
4 17 (26.15%) Wireless
5 16 (24.62%) Firewall
6 14 (21.54%) VPN
7 13 (20.00%) MPLS
8 11 (16.92%) DHCP
8 11 (16.92%) EIGRP
8 11 (16.92%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (15.38%) DNS
10 9 (13.85%) Broadband
11 8 (12.31%) VLAN
11 8 (12.31%) VoIP
12 7 (10.77%) Internet
12 7 (10.77%) Network Security
13 6 (9.23%) DWDM
13 6 (9.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Arsenale Dataplane
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.54%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.54%) TestRail
General
1 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
2 16 (24.62%) Finance
3 7 (10.77%) Public Sector
3 7 (10.77%) Social Skills
4 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.15%) Electronics
5 4 (6.15%) Legal
5 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.62%) Banking
6 3 (4.62%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (4.62%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.54%) Billing
8 1 (1.54%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.54%) Games
8 1 (1.54%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.54%) Marketing
8 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Architect
3 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Design Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Network Architect
4 4 (6.15%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Firewall Specialist
5 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Developer
6 2 (3.08%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Principal Network Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe AIR
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) HTML5
3 1 (1.54%) RESTful
3 1 (1.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Fibre Optics
3 5 (7.69%) BYOD
4 4 (6.15%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.08%) Digital Signage
6 2 (3.08%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.54%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.54%) Handset
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.54%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.54%) SCADA
7 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.23%) Ubuntu
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.08%) CatOS
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Migration
1 16 (24.62%) Network Management
2 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (12.31%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.77%) Line Management
5 6 (9.23%) Decision-Making
5 6 (9.23%) ITIL
5 6 (9.23%) Network Design
6 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (7.69%) High Availability
6 5 (7.69%) Technology Roadmap
7 4 (6.15%) Business Case
7 4 (6.15%) Change Management
7 4 (6.15%) Information Security
7 4 (6.15%) Project Management
7 4 (6.15%) Release Management
7 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) C++
2 2 (3.08%) C
2 2 (3.08%) Python
2 2 (3.08%) Scala
3 1 (1.54%) Ada
3 1 (1.54%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) Go
3 1 (1.54%) Ladder Logic
3 1 (1.54%) Rust
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (27.69%) CCNP
3 12 (18.46%) CCNA
4 9 (13.85%) CCIE
5 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.23%) CCDA
6 6 (9.23%) JNCIA
6 6 (9.23%) JNCIP
6 6 (9.23%) JNCIS
7 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.15%) CCIP
8 4 (6.15%) Degree
9 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (4.62%) MCSE
9 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (3.08%) CWNA
11 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.54%) CCDP
11 1 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.54%) NIST
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.15%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.54%) Docker
5 1 (1.54%) iptables
5 1 (1.54%) KVM
5 1 (1.54%) NFS
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.54%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.54%) Nessus
2 1 (1.54%) OPNET
2 1 (1.54%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.54%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.54%) vMotion
2 1 (1.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco
2 14 (21.54%) Juniper
3 13 (20.00%) VMware
4 8 (12.31%) F5
5 7 (10.77%) Dell
5 7 (10.77%) Nokia
5 7 (10.77%) SolarWinds
6 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.69%) Xerox
8 4 (6.15%) BT
9 3 (4.62%) ADVA
9 3 (4.62%) Ciena
9 3 (4.62%) Google
9 3 (4.62%) IBM
9 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (3.08%) Avaya
10 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.08%) Citrix
10 2 (3.08%) Nortel