Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 February 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 192 219
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27 -50
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 13 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 2.69% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 9
North West median daily rate £350 £525 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +75.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £205 £223 £236
90th Percentile £454 £698 £656
England median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
North West median hourly rate - £20.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.20% -13.08%
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -10.63% +27.59%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 698 854 1,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.19% 14.55% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 530 660
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.31% -1.48% +16.07%
10th Percentile £157 £219 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 56 89
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.33% -6.47%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.06 £12.00
90th Percentile £44.33 £50.61 £41.80
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Ethernet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in the North West

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in the North West

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in the North West over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in the North West

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in the North West

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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
Manchester +24 9 £383 -21.54% 11
Cheshire -14 3 £325 -33.33% 4
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) VPN
3 8 (61.54%) BGP
4 7 (53.85%) JNCIP
4 7 (53.85%) Broadband
4 7 (53.85%) CCIE
4 7 (53.85%) Juniper
4 7 (53.85%) MPLS
5 6 (46.15%) JNCIE
5 6 (46.15%) BT
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) CCNP
6 5 (38.46%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) VLAN
7 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (23.08%) VoIP
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) CCNA
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) 802.11
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) Wireless
8 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (15.38%) CWNA
8 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 2 (15.38%) Network Security
8 2 (15.38%) Wireless Security

Ethernet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (69.23%) VPN
2 8 (61.54%) BGP
3 7 (53.85%) Broadband
3 7 (53.85%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) 802.11
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless Security
7 1 (7.69%) IPv4
7 1 (7.69%) IPv6
7 1 (7.69%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Design Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Core Network Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Core Network Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) IP Architect
3 4 (30.77%) IP Design Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) IP Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Network Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Product Design Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Product Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCIE
2 7 (53.85%) JNCIP
3 6 (46.15%) JNCIE
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) OpenNMS
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) RANCID
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 6 (46.15%) BT
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
4 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Huawei