Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 173 187
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 -7
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 18 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% 1.53% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Scotland median daily rate £300 £200 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -36.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £175 £150 £290
90th Percentile £435 £248 £357
UK median daily rate £353 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +0.71% -2.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Scotland median hourly rate £26.75 £50.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.50% +76.99% -43.50%
10th Percentile £17.75 £50.00 £18.18
90th Percentile £40.95 £50.00 £37.73
UK median hourly rate £32.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.27% -2.67% +15.38%

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 597 721 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.07% 16.61% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 432 307
Scotland median daily rate £355 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +3.03% +0.76%
10th Percentile £149 £210 £167
90th Percentile £538 £450 £459
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
West Lothian +1 6 £213 -
Aberdeen -3 5 - -
Edinburgh -7 5 £363 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Ethernet
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (33.33%) Avaya
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (33.33%) FortiGate
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (27.78%) Time Management
6 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
6 5 (27.78%) Squid
7 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) VoIP
7 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 4 (22.22%) Network Security
7 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
7 4 (22.22%) UAG
8 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL V2
8 3 (16.67%) Project Governance
8 3 (16.67%) Database Security
8 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (16.67%) Data Centre

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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 3 (16.67%) IIS
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) VoIP
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (16.67%) ISDN
5 3 (16.67%) VLAN
5 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.11%) PBX
7 1 (5.56%) BGP
7 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.56%) IPsec
7 1 (5.56%) Modbus
7 1 (5.56%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Handset
2 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.56%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Time Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (16.67%) Data Security
3 3 (16.67%) Database Security
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL V2
3 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Squid
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) UAG
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Avaya
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 3 (16.67%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Aruba
6 1 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless