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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
England / London
Rank 350 399 342
Rank change year-on-year +49 -57  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 48 32 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.14% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 1.13% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 43
Median daily rate £450 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.35% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £630 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +11.02% +1.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 - £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year +1.19% +106.38%  

Ethernet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2419 2822 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.49% 12.74% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1610 1911 1877
Median daily rate £443 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 85
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.80 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Ethernet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ethernet in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 3 £550 +44.26% 4
Bromley +12 2 - -
Greenford - 2 - -
New Malden - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £568 -
Docklands, London -4 1 £560 -
Romford - 1 £145 -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 61 (58.10%) Cisco
2 56 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 50 (47.62%) Firewall
4 44 (41.90%) LAN
5 40 (38.10%) WAN
6 38 (36.19%) Linux
7 32 (30.48%) VPN
7 32 (30.48%) Juniper
7 32 (30.48%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (29.52%) Wireless
8 31 (29.52%) Finance
9 29 (27.62%) Internet
10 28 (26.67%) MPLS
10 28 (26.67%) Red Hat
10 28 (26.67%) Windows
11 27 (25.71%) DNS
11 27 (25.71%) CCNP
11 27 (25.71%) OSPF
12 25 (23.81%) DHCP
13 24 (22.86%) BGP
14 21 (20.00%) Data Centre
15 20 (19.05%) CCNA
16 19 (18.10%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (18.10%) Network Security
16 19 (18.10%) Puppet
17 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
17 18 (17.14%) Citrix
18 17 (16.19%) CheckPoint
18 17 (16.19%) IPsec
18 17 (16.19%) VMware

Ethernet
Top Related 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 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.81%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Office
2 6 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.95%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.67%) Office 365
3 7 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) IaaS
4 1 (0.95%) PaaS
4 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 50 (47.62%) Firewall
3 44 (41.90%) LAN
4 40 (38.10%) WAN
5 32 (30.48%) VPN
6 31 (29.52%) Wireless
7 29 (27.62%) Internet
8 28 (26.67%) MPLS
9 27 (25.71%) DNS
9 27 (25.71%) OSPF
10 25 (23.81%) DHCP
11 24 (22.86%) BGP
12 19 (18.10%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (18.10%) Network Security
13 17 (16.19%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (16.19%) IPsec
14 16 (15.24%) NX-OS
15 15 (14.29%) Wireshark
16 12 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (11.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.95%) DB2
4 1 (0.95%) MySQL
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.67%) Banking
4 6 (5.71%) Multimedia
4 6 (5.71%) Retail
5 4 (3.81%) Advertising
5 4 (3.81%) Billing
6 3 (2.86%) Back Office
6 3 (2.86%) Electronics
6 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Network Engineer
2 24 (22.86%) Administrator
3 13 (12.38%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (9.52%) Information Security Administrator
6 10 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (9.52%) Network Administrator
6 10 (9.52%) Network Security Administrator
6 10 (9.52%) Security Administrator
7 9 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Juniper Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Architect
10 6 (5.71%) Desktop Support
10 6 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) Web Services
2 7 (6.67%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.86%) Middleware
3 3 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (0.95%) CSS
4 1 (0.95%) Leaflet
4 1 (0.95%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (15.24%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.62%) Public Cloud
5 7 (6.67%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.81%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.86%) Digital TV
8 3 (2.86%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.86%) PKI
8 3 (2.86%) STB
8 3 (2.86%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.90%) Derivative
9 2 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.95%) CESG
10 1 (0.95%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.95%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.19%) Linux
2 28 (26.67%) Windows
3 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (12.38%) Unix
4 12 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 12 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 9 (8.57%) Windows 8
6 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.67%) SUSE
8 3 (2.86%) Android
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.95%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (0.95%) Solaris
10 1 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.24%) Change Management
2 12 (11.43%) Information Security
3 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 10 (9.52%) Network Design
3 10 (9.52%) Time Management
4 9 (8.57%) Network Architecture
4 9 (8.57%) Network Management
4 9 (8.57%) Validation
5 8 (7.62%) Project Management
6 7 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 6 (5.71%) Migration
7 6 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
8 5 (4.76%) E-Discovery
8 5 (4.76%) High Availability
8 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.81%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (3.81%) Security Operations
9 4 (3.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.38%) SQL
2 11 (10.48%) Perl
3 9 (8.57%) Python
4 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (25.71%) CCNP
3 20 (19.05%) CCNA
4 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.62%) Degree
5 8 (7.62%) JNCIP
5 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.67%) ACDT
6 7 (6.67%) ACHDS
6 7 (6.67%) ACTC
6 7 (6.67%) CCDA
6 7 (6.67%) CISSP
6 7 (6.67%) JNCIA
6 7 (6.67%) JNCIS
6 7 (6.67%) MCDST
6 7 (6.67%) MCP
6 7 (6.67%) MCSA
6 7 (6.67%) MCSE
6 7 (6.67%) MCSM
6 7 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.86%) QA
1 3 (2.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) COBIT
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.95%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.67%) LXC
3 7 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.71%) GPFS
5 5 (4.76%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.86%) Firmware
6 3 (2.86%) vCloud
7 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.90%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.90%) XenApp
7 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (18.10%) Puppet
2 13 (12.38%) Nagios
3 9 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.57%) ZABBIX
4 8 (7.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (4.76%) EnCase
6 2 (1.90%) Cacti
6 2 (1.90%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.95%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.95%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 61 (58.10%) Cisco
2 32 (30.48%) Juniper
3 28 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 18 (17.14%) Citrix
5 17 (16.19%) CheckPoint
5 17 (16.19%) VMware
6 13 (12.38%) Riverbed
7 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 10 (9.52%) Infoblox
9 9 (8.57%) Apple
9 9 (8.57%) Palo Alto
10 8 (7.62%) Arista
11 7 (6.67%) Dell
11 7 (6.67%) F5
11 7 (6.67%) Google
11 7 (6.67%) Splunk
12 6 (5.71%) Aruba
12 6 (5.71%) SevOne
12 6 (5.71%) SolarWinds
13 5 (4.76%) Fortinet
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