Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 165 186
Rank change year-on-year -30 +21 -2
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 9 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 3.25% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Scotland median daily rate - £278 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.75% -36.00%
UK median daily rate £400 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.70% -29.00% +25.00%
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year - +9.59% -6.41%

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 552 554 796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.37% 11.52% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 289 470
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +5.84%
10th Percentile £185 £138 £213
90th Percentile £525 £525 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 35
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £30.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.36% -23.75% +212.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.94 £13.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £46.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £23.25
% change year-on-year -1.30% -17.20% +16.25%

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 October 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 - 7 - - 2
Aberdeen +9 1 - -
West Lothian 0 1 - -
Ethernet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) ADSL
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Internet
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
2 7 (77.78%) DSL
3 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) BGP
3 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) RIP
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) ATM
3 6 (66.67%) xDSL
3 6 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (66.67%) BC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) SDH
4 4 (44.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (44.44%) Nortel
4 4 (44.44%) DWDM
5 2 (22.22%) CCIP
5 2 (22.22%) Ericsson

Ethernet
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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) ADSL
1 7 (77.78%) DSL
1 7 (77.78%) Internet
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) MPLS
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) ATM
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) RIP
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) xDSL
3 4 (44.44%) DWDM
3 4 (44.44%) SDH
4 1 (11.11%) Broadband
4 1 (11.11%) PSTN
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Transmission Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) B2B
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Identification
2 1 (11.11%) Supplier Relationship Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) BC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (44.44%) Nortel
3 2 (22.22%) Ciena
3 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
3 2 (22.22%) Huawei
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Openreach
4 1 (11.11%) VMware