The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 126 123
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.057% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 1.06% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £150 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +11.02% +1.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year +1.19% +106.38%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 201 376 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.45% 14.53% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 197 160
Median daily rate £360 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £30.40 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in Scotland

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in Scotland

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Glasgow +2 1 £150 -
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) ICMP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) WMI
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) CCENT
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) ICMP
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) RIP
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCENT
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (25.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Progress