Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 496 555 499
Rank change year-on-year +59 -56 +45
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 90 78 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 1.38% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 68
London median daily rate £450 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +7.74% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £186 £232
90th Percentile £685 £618 £561
England median daily rate £388 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
London median hourly rate £23.00 - £50.00
10th Percentile £14.55 - £40.00
90th Percentile £29.50 - £52.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year - -0.58% +6.88%

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 4,222 5,655 4,802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.32% 12.24% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,837 3,921 3,200
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £220 £208 £242
90th Percentile £650 £631 £625
England median daily rate £429 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +0.94% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 166 137
London median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £21.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -6.10% +2.65%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £12.84
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.29 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.75% +6.95% -25.20%

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 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in London

Ethernet
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 18 July 2019.

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 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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 +30 25 £425 +4.62% 5
West London +17 7 £670 +41.05% 5
South London +19 4 £151 -64.52% 8
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 (53.33%) MPLS
2 44 (48.89%) WAN
2 44 (48.89%) VPN
3 34 (37.78%) Firewall
3 34 (37.78%) Telecoms
4 32 (35.56%) Cisco
4 32 (35.56%) LAN
5 31 (34.44%) Internet
6 30 (33.33%) BGP
7 29 (32.22%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (32.22%) Wireless
8 27 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 24 (26.67%) OSPF
10 22 (24.44%) CCNP
11 21 (23.33%) Data Centre
12 20 (22.22%) CCIE
12 20 (22.22%) Network Design
13 17 (18.89%) Finance
14 16 (17.78%) Service Delivery
14 16 (17.78%) Juniper
14 16 (17.78%) Linux
15 15 (16.67%) DHCP
15 15 (16.67%) IPsec
15 15 (16.67%) Degree
16 14 (15.56%) VoIP
16 14 (15.56%) EIGRP
16 14 (15.56%) 802.1X
16 14 (15.56%) Network Management
17 13 (14.44%) DWDM
17 13 (14.44%) Windows

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 5 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) JBoss
4 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.11%) SAS
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.67%) Office 365
2 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (2.22%) G Suite
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) npm
4 1 (1.11%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 48 (53.33%) MPLS
2 44 (48.89%) VPN
2 44 (48.89%) WAN
3 34 (37.78%) Firewall
4 32 (35.56%) LAN
5 31 (34.44%) Internet
6 30 (33.33%) BGP
7 29 (32.22%) Wireless
8 27 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 24 (26.67%) OSPF
10 15 (16.67%) DHCP
10 15 (16.67%) IPsec
11 14 (15.56%) EIGRP
11 14 (15.56%) VoIP
12 13 (14.44%) DWDM
13 12 (13.33%) Network Security
14 11 (12.22%) IPv6
15 10 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (11.11%) DNS
16 9 (10.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) DB2
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Subversion
2 2 (2.22%) Hudson
2 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Bower
3 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.11%) TestRail
General
1 34 (37.78%) Telecoms
2 17 (18.89%) Finance
3 6 (6.67%) Marketing
4 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.44%) Billing
5 4 (4.44%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.33%) Polish Language
7 2 (2.22%) French Language
7 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.11%) Electronics
8 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.11%) German Language
8 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (11.11%) Architect
3 8 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.78%) Desktop Support
5 6 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) 802.1X
2 7 (7.78%) Middleware
3 6 (6.67%) J2EE
3 6 (6.67%) REST
3 6 (6.67%) XML
4 5 (5.56%) Node.js
5 4 (4.44%) SOAP
5 4 (4.44%) Web Services
6 3 (3.33%) CSS
6 3 (3.33%) Spring
6 3 (3.33%) WebSockets
7 2 (2.22%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.11%) APPC
8 1 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.11%) ISPF
8 1 (1.11%) jBPM
8 1 (1.11%) LAMP
8 1 (1.11%) LDAP
8 1 (1.11%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) Fibre Optics
2 6 (6.67%) PKI
2 6 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.56%) SCADA
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.11%) FMCG
6 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.11%) iPhone
6 1 (1.11%) IPTV
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Licensing
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Linux
2 13 (14.44%) Windows
3 9 (10.00%) Unix
4 7 (7.78%) Windows 10
5 5 (5.56%) Android
5 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.11%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) Network Design
2 16 (17.78%) Service Delivery
3 14 (15.56%) Network Management
4 11 (12.22%) ITIL
4 11 (12.22%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (11.11%) High Availability
5 10 (11.11%) Migration
5 10 (11.11%) Project Management
6 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
7 6 (6.67%) API Design
7 6 (6.67%) DevOps
7 6 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.67%) Release Management
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.56%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) Python
1 7 (7.78%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) Java
3 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.44%) Perl
3 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.11%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.11%) C
5 1 (1.11%) CLIST
5 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.11%) JCL
5 1 (1.11%) REXX
5 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (24.44%) CCNP
3 20 (22.22%) CCIE
4 15 (16.67%) Degree
5 9 (10.00%) CCNA
5 9 (10.00%) JNCIE
5 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (8.89%) JNCIP
7 6 (6.67%) BC Cleared
7 6 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (6.67%) CCDA
7 6 (6.67%) CCDP
8 2 (2.22%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.22%) SANS
8 2 (2.22%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (2.22%) COBIT
2 2 (2.22%) GAMP
2 2 (2.22%) HIPAA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.22%) NIST
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) Docker
3 4 (4.44%) Firmware
4 3 (3.33%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (1.11%) RACF
6 1 (1.11%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.11%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.33%) Iperf
2 3 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.11%) Kibana
4 1 (1.11%) logstash
4 1 (1.11%) Nagios
4 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.11%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.11%) RANCID
4 1 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (35.56%) Cisco
2 16 (17.78%) Juniper
3 11 (12.22%) Palo Alto
4 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (10.00%) VMware
6 8 (8.89%) Oracle
6 8 (8.89%) Riverbed
6 8 (8.89%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.67%) F5
8 5 (5.56%) SAP
9 4 (4.44%) Aruba
9 4 (4.44%) Ciena
9 4 (4.44%) Infoblox
10 3 (3.33%) Citrix
10 3 (3.33%) Dell
10 3 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (3.33%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.33%) ServiceNow