The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Ethernet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 29 April 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 100 82
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 0 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.17% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.19% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.14 £9.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +6.87% +5.26%  

Ethernet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 195 252 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 13.90% 13.91% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 133 112
Median daily rate £390 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.16% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -26.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.47 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Ethernet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in Manchester

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ethernet in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in Manchester

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management

Ethernet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint