Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 187 223
Rank change year-on-year -13 +36 +6
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 13 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 2.32% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 11
North West median daily rate £343 £425 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.41% -24.44% -9.64%
10th Percentile £246 £164 £284
90th Percentile £388 £530 £738
England median daily rate £400 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +10.73% +3.21% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North West median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +16.67% +10.77%

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 808 861 1,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.87% 14.87% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 505 654
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £206 £215 £229
90th Percentile £568 £543 £574
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 66 56
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.33 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.19% -4.22% -4.99%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.00 £11.88
90th Percentile £43.25 £51.71 £41.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.26 £23.50
% change year-on-year +9.53% -22.30% +17.50%

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 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 23 September 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
Cheshire -4 5 £350 -22.22% 9
Manchester -29 4 £300 -36.84% 15
Cumbria - 2 £375 -
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 7 (53.85%) CCNP
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (46.15%) Citrix
6 6 (46.15%) SAN
7 5 (38.46%) OSPF
7 5 (38.46%) BGP
7 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 5 (38.46%) IPsec
7 5 (38.46%) HP
7 5 (38.46%) Windows
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (30.77%) Software Distribution
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
8 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (30.77%) NAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (53.85%) Wireless
6 6 (46.15%) SAN
7 5 (38.46%) BGP
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (38.46%) IPsec
7 5 (38.46%) OSPF
8 4 (30.77%) DHCP
8 4 (30.77%) DMZ
8 4 (30.77%) NAS
8 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
8 4 (30.77%) Network Security
9 3 (23.08%) DNS
9 3 (23.08%) MPLS
9 3 (23.08%) SNMP
9 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
2 4 (30.77%) Software Distribution
2 4 (30.77%) Time Management
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
4 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (7.69%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE Security
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) CWNA
5 1 (7.69%) HP APS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
2 2 (15.38%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Symantec
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
6 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
6 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 2 (15.38%) Tufin
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper
7 1 (7.69%) Nokia