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 28 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 146 124
Rank change year-on-year +36 -22  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.17% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 0.88% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £300 £210 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £363 £370
% change year-on-year -2.75% -2.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
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 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 248 569 299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.25% 19.34% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 286 118
Median daily rate £363 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.84% +13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 17
Median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £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 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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ethernet in Scotland

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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 28 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
West Lothian -2 3 £300 +53.84%
Highlands - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Ethernet
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Squid
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (37.50%) Modbus
2 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (37.50%) MISRA
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) UAG
3 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration

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Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) Modbus
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) MISRA
2 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Squid
2 2 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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