The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 231 216
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 32 46 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.52% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 2.70% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 18
Median daily rate £355 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £188 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £465 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £370
% change year-on-year -3.44% -2.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Median hourly rate £43.00 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +290.90% -51.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £11.00 £40.15
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1312 1705 1827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.18% 19.35% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 945 894
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 119 124
Median hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ethernet in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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 Sussex +22 6 £425 +21.42%
Hampshire +9 6 £338 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £375 - 2
Berkshire -2 5 - - 1
Surrey -2 5 £320 +12.77% 1
Middlesex - 2 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 28 (42.42%) Cisco
2 26 (39.39%) TCP/IP
3 24 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (28.79%) VPN
4 19 (28.79%) CCNA
5 18 (27.27%) WAN
6 17 (25.76%) VoIP
7 16 (24.24%) MPLS
7 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
8 15 (22.73%) DNS
9 14 (21.21%) CCNP
9 14 (21.21%) Data Centre
10 12 (18.18%) LAN
10 12 (18.18%) Linux
10 12 (18.18%) Firewall
10 12 (18.18%) BGP
11 11 (16.67%) OSPF
12 10 (15.15%) Migration
12 10 (15.15%) F5
13 9 (13.64%) DSL
13 9 (13.64%) Juniper
14 8 (12.12%) Avaya
14 8 (12.12%) Unix
14 8 (12.12%) ADSL
14 8 (12.12%) EIGRP
14 8 (12.12%) IVR
14 8 (12.12%) Validation
14 8 (12.12%) Workflow
14 8 (12.12%) xDSL
14 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (3.03%) Simulink
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (39.39%) TCP/IP
2 19 (28.79%) VPN
3 18 (27.27%) WAN
4 17 (25.76%) VoIP
5 16 (24.24%) MPLS
6 15 (22.73%) DNS
7 12 (18.18%) BGP
7 12 (18.18%) Firewall
7 12 (18.18%) LAN
8 11 (16.67%) OSPF
9 9 (13.64%) DSL
10 8 (12.12%) ADSL
10 8 (12.12%) EIGRP
10 8 (12.12%) NAS
10 8 (12.12%) xDSL
11 7 (10.61%) Internet
12 6 (9.09%) RIP
13 5 (7.58%) ATM
13 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (7.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Redis
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 4 (6.06%) Protractor
2 4 (6.06%) Selenium
2 4 (6.06%) SpecFlow
2 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.52%) CANoe
3 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.58%) Automotive
3 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Network Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Network Operations Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Network Support
5 5 (7.58%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (3.03%) SAP Basis
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) IVR
3 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.58%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Contactless
6 1 (1.52%) e-Health
6 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.52%) IPTV
6 1 (1.52%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.52%) STB
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Linux
2 8 (12.12%) Unix
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 5 (7.58%) Solaris
5 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Migration
2 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
2 8 (12.12%) Validation
2 8 (12.12%) Workflow
3 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.58%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (7.58%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (6.06%) BDD
5 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (6.06%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (6.06%) ITIL
5 4 (6.06%) Regression Testing
5 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
5 4 (6.06%) Test Management
5 4 (6.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) C
1 4 (6.06%) C#
1 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.03%) C++
2 2 (3.03%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
2 2 (3.03%) Python
2 2 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) Delphi
3 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.52%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (28.79%) CCNA
3 14 (21.21%) CCNP
4 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.09%) Degree
5 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) BC Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (4.55%) CCDA
8 2 (3.03%) CCDP
8 2 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.52%) APMP
9 1 (1.52%) CCIE
9 1 (1.52%) CCIP
9 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) MISRA
2 4 (6.06%) ISO 26262
3 2 (3.03%) IEC 61508
3 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.55%) Nagios
2 3 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Cisco
2 10 (15.15%) F5
3 9 (13.64%) Juniper
4 8 (12.12%) Avaya
5 7 (10.61%) Remedy
6 6 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 6 (9.09%) VMware
7 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.06%) HP
9 3 (4.55%) Dell
9 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (3.03%) Arista
10 2 (3.03%) Brocade
10 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.03%) EMC
10 2 (3.03%) Huawei
10 2 (3.03%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.03%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.03%) SAP
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