Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 375 541 566
Rank change year-on-year +166 +25 -82
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 109 78 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.58% 1.69% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 52 40
London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96% +4.86%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £139
90th Percentile £540 £636 £528
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
London median hourly rate £44.76 £29.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.33% +75.76% -57.96%
10th Percentile £18.66 £28.50 £15.65
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.90 £16.95
England median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £32.25
% change year-on-year -9.09% +27.91% -11.64%

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 3,043 4,628 5,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.85% 10.55% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,092 3,136 3,684
London median daily rate £440 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.37% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £190 £206 £213
90th Percentile £643 £650 £625
England median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.35% +3.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 111 157
London median hourly rate £20.63 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +25.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £14.50 £14.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £51.70
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.76 £20.02
% change year-on-year +11.94% -6.29% -6.88%

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 28 February 2020.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 February 2020. 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 +84 29 £413 +26.92% 6
South London +48 13 £263 +90.91%
East London +61 8 £385 +31.62% 1
North London +18 2 - -
West London +25 1 £320 -14.67% 2
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 61 (55.96%) VPN
1 61 (55.96%) Cisco
2 55 (50.46%) TCP/IP
3 52 (47.71%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (44.04%) CCNP
4 48 (44.04%) OSPF
5 47 (43.12%) Juniper
6 43 (39.45%) LAN
7 42 (38.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 39 (35.78%) Firewall
8 39 (35.78%) Wireshark
9 37 (33.94%) Change Management
10 36 (33.03%) Wireless
11 35 (32.11%) Nagios
12 34 (31.19%) Data Centre
13 33 (30.28%) MPLS
14 31 (28.44%) BGP
14 31 (28.44%) SolarWinds
15 30 (27.52%) WLAN
16 29 (26.61%) Linux
17 28 (25.69%) JNCIP
18 27 (24.77%) WAN
19 26 (23.85%) CCNA
20 25 (22.94%) IPv6
20 25 (22.94%) 802.1X
20 25 (22.94%) Fibre Optics
21 24 (22.02%) EIGRP
22 23 (21.10%) IPv4
23 22 (20.18%) Project Management
24 21 (19.27%) Finance

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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 1 (0.92%) Confluence
1 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) AWS
2 4 (3.67%) Azure
3 3 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.83%) Office 365
5 1 (0.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (55.96%) VPN
2 55 (50.46%) TCP/IP
3 48 (44.04%) OSPF
4 43 (39.45%) LAN
5 42 (38.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 39 (35.78%) Firewall
6 39 (35.78%) Wireshark
7 36 (33.03%) Wireless
8 33 (30.28%) MPLS
9 31 (28.44%) BGP
10 30 (27.52%) WLAN
11 27 (24.77%) WAN
12 25 (22.94%) IPv6
13 24 (22.02%) EIGRP
14 23 (21.10%) IPv4
15 21 (19.27%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (18.35%) DWDM
16 20 (18.35%) Internet
16 20 (18.35%) Multicast
16 20 (18.35%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.83%) Hudson
4 2 (1.83%) Selenium
4 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.83%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.92%) Ant
5 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 21 (19.27%) Finance
2 19 (17.43%) Telecoms
3 16 (14.68%) Banking
4 15 (13.76%) Investment Banking
5 14 (12.84%) Front Office
6 4 (3.67%) Games
6 4 (3.67%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.83%) Advertising
7 2 (1.83%) French Language
7 2 (1.83%) German Language
7 2 (1.83%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (36.70%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) Administrator
2 18 (16.51%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) Network Administrator
3 15 (13.76%) Juniper Engineer
4 14 (12.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (11.01%) IP Network Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Data Network Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Data Centre Technician
8 8 (7.34%) Data Technician
8 8 (7.34%) Design Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Data Centre Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) IP Design Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Hardware Technician
10 4 (3.67%) IP Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Linux Technician
10 4 (3.67%) WAN Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.94%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.83%) Java SE
3 1 (0.92%) Web Services
3 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.19%) Data Centre
2 25 (22.94%) Fibre Optics
3 5 (4.59%) PKI
4 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.75%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (1.83%) IPTV
6 2 (1.83%) PMI
6 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.92%) iPad
7 1 (0.92%) Life Science
7 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.61%) Linux
2 13 (11.93%) Windows
3 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.67%) SUSE
4 4 (3.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) CentOS
5 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) Change Management
2 22 (20.18%) Project Management
3 19 (17.43%) ITIL
4 18 (16.51%) Migration
5 17 (15.60%) Network Management
6 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
7 10 (9.17%) Data Centre Operations
7 10 (9.17%) Network Design
7 10 (9.17%) Tech Ops
8 9 (8.26%) Technical Leadership
9 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.42%) Network Architecture
10 7 (6.42%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.59%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (4.59%) Project Delivery
11 5 (4.59%) Scrum
11 5 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (3.67%) Load Balancing
12 4 (3.67%) QA Automation
12 4 (3.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) Perl
2 7 (6.42%) C
2 7 (6.42%) Python
3 4 (3.67%) SQL
4 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.83%) C#
4 2 (1.83%) Java
4 2 (1.83%) Java 8
5 1 (0.92%) C++
5 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.92%) Scala
5 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (47.71%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (44.04%) CCNP
3 28 (25.69%) JNCIP
4 26 (23.85%) CCNA
5 12 (11.01%) JNCIS
6 10 (9.17%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
7 9 (8.26%) CCDA
8 8 (7.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (6.42%) JNCIA
10 6 (5.50%) BC Cleared
11 5 (4.59%) CCDP
11 5 (4.59%) CCIE
12 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 1 (0.92%) CISA
13 1 (0.92%) CISM
13 1 (0.92%) GSEC
13 1 (0.92%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) PMO
3 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.92%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.92%) vSphere
4 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (32.11%) Nagios
2 16 (14.68%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (14.68%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (14.68%) Puppet
3 15 (13.76%) Cacti
3 15 (13.76%) NetMRI
3 15 (13.76%) Statseeker
3 15 (13.76%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.83%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.92%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.92%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.92%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (55.96%) Cisco
2 47 (43.12%) Juniper
3 31 (28.44%) SolarWinds
4 17 (15.60%) NetScout
4 17 (15.60%) Solarflare
5 10 (9.17%) BMC
5 10 (9.17%) Fortinet
6 7 (6.42%) Dell
7 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.50%) Palo Alto
7 6 (5.50%) VMware
8 5 (4.59%) Aruba
9 4 (3.67%) Infoblox
9 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.75%) Citrix
10 3 (2.75%) F5
11 2 (1.83%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.83%) Cramer
11 2 (1.83%) Riverbed