Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 485 339 483
Rank change year-on-year -146 +144 +72
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 57 13 114
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.099% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 0.86% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 77
10th Percentile £190 £174 £263
25th Percentile £319 £225 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £360 £400
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -1.84%
75th Percentile £538 £388 £488
90th Percentile £675 £400 £681
England median daily rate £400 £175 £375
% change year-on-year +128.57% -53.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
10th Percentile £39.15 " £25.78
25th Percentile £40.70 " £38.94
Median hourly rate £44.62 - £48.75
75th Percentile £49.19 " £50.00
90th Percentile £51.38 " "
England median hourly rate £44.37 £23.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +88.81% -47.78% +5.88%

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 3,160 1,505 4,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.47% 11.47% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,152 1,034 2,821
10th Percentile £298 £263 £213
25th Percentile £407 £375 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £524 £470 £463
Median % change year-on-year +11.49% +1.62% +2.78%
75th Percentile £638 £574 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £656
England median daily rate £470 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 26 106
10th Percentile £11.92 £16.00 £13.81
25th Percentile £14.06 £25.00 £18.49
Median hourly rate £22.50 £38.63 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -41.75% +79.65% +7.50%
75th Percentile £37.75 £49.08 £44.99
90th Percentile £52.75 £57.25 £53.13
England median hourly rate £22.00 £30.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -27.87% +28.42% +22.20%

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 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021. 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 -48 9 £440 +95.56% 13
South London +12 8 - -
East London -11 1 - - 2
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 26 (45.61%) WAN
2 24 (42.11%) LAN
3 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
4 22 (38.60%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (31.58%) Linux
5 18 (31.58%) Firewall
6 17 (29.82%) VMware
6 17 (29.82%) VPN
7 16 (28.07%) Cisco
7 16 (28.07%) Network Management
8 15 (26.32%) DNS
8 15 (26.32%) DHCP
9 13 (22.81%) Wireless
9 13 (22.81%) Windows
9 13 (22.81%) CCNP
9 13 (22.81%) CCNA
9 13 (22.81%) AWS
10 12 (21.05%) Azure
10 12 (21.05%) Juniper
11 10 (17.54%) HTTP
11 10 (17.54%) OSPF
11 10 (17.54%) BGP
11 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.79%) VLAN
12 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
12 9 (15.79%) Finance
12 9 (15.79%) Migration
13 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (14.04%) CCDA

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 3 (5.26%) Confluence
2 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) AWS
2 12 (21.05%) Azure
3 7 (12.28%) GCP
4 6 (10.53%) IaaS
4 6 (10.53%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (10.53%) PaaS
4 6 (10.53%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) WAN
2 24 (42.11%) LAN
3 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
4 18 (31.58%) Firewall
5 17 (29.82%) VPN
6 15 (26.32%) DHCP
6 15 (26.32%) DNS
7 13 (22.81%) Wireless
8 10 (17.54%) BGP
8 10 (17.54%) HTTP
8 10 (17.54%) OSPF
9 9 (15.79%) VLAN
10 8 (14.04%) Network Security
10 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (12.28%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 7 (12.28%) Internet
12 6 (10.53%) IP Telephony
12 6 (10.53%) MPLS
12 6 (10.53%) Multicast
12 6 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) BigQuery
1 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.75%) MySQL
1 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) JIRA
2 3 (5.26%) Arsenale Dataplane
2 3 (5.26%) TestRail
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
1 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.04%) Public Sector
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Billing
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Social Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Local Government
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (5.26%) Architect
4 3 (5.26%) Developer
4 3 (5.26%) Firewall Specialist
4 3 (5.26%) ICT Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Data Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Design Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Python Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
1 8 (14.04%) Fibre Optics
2 6 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.26%) BYOD
3 3 (5.26%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Tandem
4 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) Animation
5 1 (1.75%) CMDB
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (5.26%) SUSE
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.51%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) Unix
8 1 (1.75%) AIX
8 1 (1.75%) Debian
8 1 (1.75%) HPUX
8 1 (1.75%) Slackware
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Network Management
2 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) Migration
3 8 (14.04%) Line Management
4 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.53%) Release Management
5 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.77%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (8.77%) Network Architecture
6 4 (7.02%) Cryptography
6 4 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.02%) Resource Management
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.26%) eTOM
7 3 (5.26%) Network Design
7 3 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Python
2 5 (8.77%) C
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) C++
4 3 (5.26%) Go
4 3 (5.26%) Perl
4 3 (5.26%) Rust
5 2 (3.51%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) Tcl
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (22.81%) CCNA
2 13 (22.81%) CCNP
3 8 (14.04%) CCDA
3 8 (14.04%) CCIE
3 8 (14.04%) JNCIA
3 8 (14.04%) JNCIP
3 8 (14.04%) JNCIS
4 7 (12.28%) Degree
4 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) MCSE
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.75%) CWNA
8 1 (1.75%) ECDL
8 1 (1.75%) SANS
8 1 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Accessibility
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (10.53%) VMware NSX
4 3 (5.26%) Docker
4 3 (5.26%) iptables
4 3 (5.26%) KVM
4 3 (5.26%) Xen
5 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.75%) Grafana
3 1 (1.75%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.75%) Kibana
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
3 1 (1.75%) OPNET
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) VMware
2 16 (28.07%) Cisco
3 12 (21.05%) Juniper
4 8 (14.04%) Dell
4 8 (14.04%) IBM
4 8 (14.04%) Nokia
5 7 (12.28%) Google
5 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
5 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds
6 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
7 3 (5.26%) F5
7 3 (5.26%) Xerox
8 2 (3.51%) Aruba
8 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.51%) HP
8 2 (3.51%) Openreach
8 2 (3.51%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.51%) Sonus
8 2 (3.51%) Sparx