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 3 months to 27 June 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 / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 154 151
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.13% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 0.86% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £190 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -72.85% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £363 £370
% change year-on-year -2.75% -2.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +233.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.15
% change year-on-year +14.58% -10.33%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 460 583 469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.62% 15.36% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 327 237
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 43
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in the North West

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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

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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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 4 £500 - 6
Lancashire +6 2 £183 -
Cheshire +22 1 £300 -57.14% 1
Merseyside - 1 £190 -
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Broadband
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) SNMP
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) FabricPath
4 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) CCDP
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory

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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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) Broadband
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) SNMP
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) FabricPath
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) DMZ
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) RS-232
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) IT Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) OOP
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCDP
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) VMware