Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 534 536 521
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15 +7
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 96 113 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 2.10% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 74 69
London median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -10.20%
10th Percentile £211 £143 £130
90th Percentile £625 £551 £488
England median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
London median hourly rate - £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +16.44% - +12.31%

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 5,173 5,381 6,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.15% 11.46% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,546 3,639 4,084
London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £253
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 149 141
London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.15 £12.70 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.29 £48.01 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in London

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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 15 November 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
Central London +4 29 £400 -4.48% 5
West London -9 8 £400 +26.98% 8
East London -21 5 £295 -48.70% 3
South London -22 3 £425 - 3
North London - 1 £375 -
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 48 (50.00%) Cisco
2 39 (40.63%) TCP/IP
2 39 (40.63%) Firewall
3 37 (38.54%) LAN
4 36 (37.50%) WAN
5 33 (34.38%) MPLS
6 28 (29.17%) VPN
6 28 (29.17%) Wireless
7 26 (27.08%) DNS
7 26 (27.08%) Data Centre
8 24 (25.00%) BGP
9 22 (22.92%) Windows
9 22 (22.92%) Finance
10 21 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (20.83%) OSPF
12 19 (19.79%) Internet
12 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
12 19 (19.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (18.75%) Juniper
13 18 (18.75%) Telecoms
13 18 (18.75%) Migration
14 16 (16.67%) Network Design
14 16 (16.67%) CheckPoint
14 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 16 (16.67%) WLAN
14 16 (16.67%) DHCP
14 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (15.63%) Linux
15 15 (15.63%) Oracle
16 14 (14.58%) Network Security

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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 6 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.17%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.04%) CMS
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.04%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.08%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) G Suite
3 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) GitHub
4 1 (1.04%) IaaS
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 39 (40.63%) Firewall
1 39 (40.63%) TCP/IP
2 37 (38.54%) LAN
3 36 (37.50%) WAN
4 33 (34.38%) MPLS
5 28 (29.17%) VPN
5 28 (29.17%) Wireless
6 26 (27.08%) DNS
7 24 (25.00%) BGP
8 20 (20.83%) OSPF
9 19 (19.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (19.79%) Internet
10 16 (16.67%) DHCP
10 16 (16.67%) WLAN
11 14 (14.58%) Network Security
12 12 (12.50%) EIGRP
12 12 (12.50%) IPsec
13 11 (11.46%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (11.46%) VLAN
14 10 (10.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.08%) MySQL
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.04%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.04%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.04%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Multimedia
4 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
6 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.04%) Automotive
7 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.54%) Architect
2 13 (13.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Network Architect
4 8 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Administrator
6 6 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Network Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.17%) Node.js
2 4 (4.17%) XML
3 3 (3.13%) Middleware
3 3 (3.13%) X-Windows
4 2 (2.08%) .NET
4 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.08%) CSS
4 2 (2.08%) CSS3
4 2 (2.08%) HATEOAS
4 2 (2.08%) HTML
4 2 (2.08%) HTML5
4 2 (2.08%) J2EE
4 2 (2.08%) JSON
4 2 (2.08%) Polymer
4 2 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.08%) REST
4 2 (2.08%) RESTful
4 2 (2.08%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.58%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.29%) PKI
4 5 (5.21%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.21%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.13%) SCADA
6 3 (3.13%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.08%) Life Science
7 2 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.08%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.04%) IPTV
8 1 (1.04%) PMI
8 1 (1.04%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Windows
2 15 (15.63%) Linux
3 7 (7.29%) CentOS
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.13%) Unix
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.04%) AIX
7 1 (1.04%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.04%) Solaris
7 1 (1.04%) SUSE
7 1 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) Migration
2 16 (16.67%) Network Design
3 12 (12.50%) Change Management
4 10 (10.42%) WAN Optimisation
5 9 (9.38%) DNA
5 9 (9.38%) ITIL
5 9 (9.38%) Network Management
5 9 (9.38%) Time Management
6 8 (8.33%) Network Architecture
7 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.25%) Logistics
8 6 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
9 5 (5.21%) Biology
9 5 (5.21%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.21%) DevOps
9 5 (5.21%) Information Security
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineering
9 5 (5.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) Python
2 6 (6.25%) Java
3 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.13%) Perl
4 3 (3.13%) SQL
5 2 (2.08%) C#
5 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.04%) C
6 1 (1.04%) C++
6 1 (1.04%) Go
6 1 (1.04%) Ruby
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.54%) CCNP
3 11 (11.46%) CCNA
4 6 (6.25%) CCIE
5 5 (5.21%) Degree
5 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (4.17%) GIAC
6 4 (4.17%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.13%) MCSE
7 3 (3.13%) MCSM
8 2 (2.08%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.08%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.08%) BC Cleared
8 2 (2.08%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (2.08%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.08%) MCSA
8 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.04%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.04%) ISO 26262
1 1 (1.04%) OASIS TOSCA
1 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 3 (3.13%) Docker
3 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.04%) iptables
5 1 (1.04%) KVM
5 1 (1.04%) NFS
5 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.04%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) Nagios
2 6 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.08%) Puppet
4 1 (1.04%) Ansible
4 1 (1.04%) Cacti
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.04%) Grafana
4 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) QRadar
4 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (50.00%) Cisco
2 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.75%) Juniper
4 16 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 15 (15.63%) Oracle
6 12 (12.50%) Infoblox
6 12 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 12 (12.50%) Riverbed
7 10 (10.42%) Aruba
7 10 (10.42%) SolarWinds
8 9 (9.38%) F5
8 9 (9.38%) Google
9 8 (8.33%) Polycom
9 8 (8.33%) Red Hat
10 7 (7.29%) Ruckus Wireless
11 6 (6.25%) IBM
12 5 (5.21%) Citrix
12 5 (5.21%) VMware
13 4 (4.17%) Meraki
13 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com