Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Ethernet
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 508 515
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +2
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 108 107 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 1.71% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 66 63
London median daily rate £350 £344 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -5.82% +12.31%
10th Percentile £140 £130 £210
90th Percentile £565 £488 £438
England median daily rate £356 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +1.79% -3.78% +21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.06% -2.16%
10th Percentile £16.10 £21.14 £15.25
90th Percentile £54.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £36.50 £36.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +7.35% +29.52%

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 5435 6256 5870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.55% 13.92% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4086 3878
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £218
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 141 177
London median hourly rate £19.57 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +1.60% +0.54%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.29 £50.00 £44.25
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

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 21 November 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 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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
West London 0 12 £318 -36.50% 1
Central London -6 8 £475 +14.94% 2
East London -9 5 £575 +259.38%
South London -35 5 - -
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 53 (49.07%) Cisco
2 51 (47.22%) TCP/IP
3 41 (37.96%) LAN
4 34 (31.48%) WAN
4 34 (31.48%) Wireless
5 30 (27.78%) Finance
5 30 (27.78%) Windows
6 28 (25.93%) MPLS
7 26 (24.07%) VPN
7 26 (24.07%) Firewall
8 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
8 24 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 24 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (21.30%) Juniper
10 22 (20.37%) DNS
10 22 (20.37%) Telecoms
10 22 (20.37%) Change Management
10 22 (20.37%) Time Management
11 21 (19.44%) Validation
11 21 (19.44%) Citrix
12 20 (18.52%) Internet
13 19 (17.59%) BGP
13 19 (17.59%) Oracle
13 19 (17.59%) Linux
13 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
14 18 (16.67%) Apple iOS
15 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (15.74%) Client/Server
15 17 (15.74%) MCSE
15 17 (15.74%) Data Centre

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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 11 (10.19%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (10.19%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.70%) Office 365
4 3 (2.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) npm
5 2 (1.85%) Serverless
6 1 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (47.22%) TCP/IP
2 41 (37.96%) LAN
3 34 (31.48%) WAN
3 34 (31.48%) Wireless
4 28 (25.93%) MPLS
5 26 (24.07%) Firewall
5 26 (24.07%) VPN
6 22 (20.37%) DNS
7 20 (18.52%) Internet
8 19 (17.59%) BGP
9 16 (14.81%) OSPF
10 15 (13.89%) DHCP
10 15 (13.89%) VoIP
11 13 (12.04%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (10.19%) VLAN
12 11 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (9.26%) IPsec
14 9 (8.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
14 9 (8.33%) Network Security
14 9 (8.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) InfluxDB
1 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.85%) MySQL
1 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Babel
1 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 30 (27.78%) Finance
2 22 (20.37%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.63%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Billing
4 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.85%) Advertising
6 2 (1.85%) Marketing
6 2 (1.85%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.67%) Architect
3 13 (12.04%) Desktop Support
4 12 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 8 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Desktop Technician
8 5 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) 802.1X
1 6 (5.56%) Web Services
2 5 (4.63%) .NET
2 5 (4.63%) CSS
2 5 (4.63%) HTML
2 5 (4.63%) Polymer
2 5 (4.63%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (4.63%) RESTful
3 4 (3.70%) Node.js
4 3 (2.78%) LAMP
4 3 (2.78%) REST
5 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.85%) CSS3
5 2 (1.85%) Ext JS
5 2 (1.85%) HATEOAS
5 2 (1.85%) HTML5
5 2 (1.85%) LESS
5 2 (1.85%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Client/Server
1 17 (15.74%) Data Centre
2 16 (14.81%) Blackberry
3 10 (9.26%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.63%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.63%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.70%) SCADA
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.78%) Windows
2 19 (17.59%) Linux
2 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
3 18 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 12 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 10 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.63%) CentOS
7 5 (4.63%) SUSE
7 5 (4.63%) Unix
7 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.78%) Debian
9 2 (1.85%) Android
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) Change Management
1 22 (20.37%) Time Management
2 21 (19.44%) Validation
3 10 (9.26%) Network Design
4 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 8 (7.41%) Network Architecture
4 8 (7.41%) Project Management
5 6 (5.56%) Migration
5 6 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (5.56%) Prototyping
5 6 (5.56%) Use Case
6 5 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.63%) Identity Management
7 4 (3.70%) B2B
7 4 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (3.70%) ITIL
7 4 (3.70%) Network Management
7 4 (3.70%) Product Management
7 4 (3.70%) Service Management
7 4 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.81%) Java
2 8 (7.41%) Perl
2 8 (7.41%) Python
3 7 (6.48%) C#
3 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.63%) SQL
5 4 (3.70%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.85%) ES6
6 2 (1.85%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (15.74%) MCSE
2 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (14.81%) CCNA
3 16 (14.81%) MCSM
4 15 (13.89%) ACDT
4 15 (13.89%) ACHDS
4 15 (13.89%) ACTC
4 15 (13.89%) MCDST
4 15 (13.89%) MCP
4 15 (13.89%) MCSA
4 15 (13.89%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (9.26%) A+ Certification
5 10 (9.26%) Degree
6 9 (8.33%) JNCIS
7 8 (7.41%) CCNP
7 8 (7.41%) JNCIP
8 6 (5.56%) CCIE
8 6 (5.56%) JNCIA
9 5 (4.63%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (3.70%) GAMP
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.89%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (4.63%) GPFS
3 5 (4.63%) LXC
3 5 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.70%) ISA Server
4 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.78%) NFS
6 2 (1.85%) iptables
7 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.48%) Puppet
2 5 (4.63%) ZABBIX
3 4 (3.70%) Nagios
4 3 (2.78%) Cacti
4 3 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.85%) Ansible
5 2 (1.85%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.85%) Grafana
5 2 (1.85%) Icinga
5 2 (1.85%) Salt
5 2 (1.85%) SELinux
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.93%) EnCase
6 1 (0.93%) FTK
6 1 (0.93%) OpenView
6 1 (0.93%) SCCM
6 1 (0.93%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 53 (49.07%) Cisco
2 23 (21.30%) Juniper
3 21 (19.44%) Citrix
4 19 (17.59%) Oracle
5 16 (14.81%) Apple
6 14 (12.96%) Red Hat
7 11 (10.19%) F5
7 11 (10.19%) Lotus
8 9 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 9 (8.33%) HP
8 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 8 (7.41%) Extreme Networks
10 7 (6.48%) 3Com
10 7 (6.48%) Remedy
10 7 (6.48%) SolarWinds
11 6 (5.56%) Dell
11 6 (5.56%) VMware
12 5 (4.63%) Google
12 5 (4.63%) Riverbed
12 5 (4.63%) Salesforce.com