Period
to 22 July 2018

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 6 months to 22 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 163 196
Rank change year-on-year -27 +33 -22
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 17 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 2.32% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Scotland median daily rate £388 £200 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -11.11% -25.00%
10th Percentile £325 £154 £152
90th Percentile £525 £345 £323
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.25% - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +17.65%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 637 475 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.42% 11.22% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 251 479
Scotland median daily rate £325 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £199 £163 £223
90th Percentile £510 £463 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 49
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.69% -18.75% +29.03%
10th Percentile £10.95 £15.01 £14.00
90th Percentile £32.48 £48.08 £44.80
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -22.00% +21.95%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Ethernet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 6 months to 22 July 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
Glasgow -18 8 £350 +133.33% 1
Edinburgh -23 4 £400 -
West Lothian -1 3 £375 +81.82% 1
Aberdeenshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen +12 1 - -
Ethernet
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
1 9 (52.94%) DSL
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
3 6 (35.29%) BGP
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) ADSL
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) RIP
5 4 (23.53%) ATM
5 4 (23.53%) Broadband
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) OSPF
5 4 (23.53%) BC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) xDSL
5 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (17.65%) RS-232
6 3 (17.65%) RS-485
6 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Billing

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DSL
2 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 6 (35.29%) BGP
3 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
4 5 (29.41%) ADSL
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) ATM
5 4 (23.53%) Broadband
5 4 (23.53%) OSPF
5 4 (23.53%) RIP
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) xDSL
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) RS-232
6 3 (17.65%) RS-485
7 2 (11.76%) Profibus
7 2 (11.76%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Billing
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Transmission Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.76%) SCADA
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) Handset
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) B2B
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
2 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Data Entry
3 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Proactive Management
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
3 1 (5.88%) Supplier Relationship Management
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
1 6 (35.29%) CCNP
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) BC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (11.76%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Def Stans
1 1 (5.88%) DO-178B
1 1 (5.88%) IEC 61508
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) NFS
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Brocade
4 1 (5.88%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Ciena
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.88%) Huawei
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel
4 1 (5.88%) Openreach
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds