Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 301 281
Rank change year-on-year -5 -20 -39
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 65 84 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 2.65% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 60
South East median daily rate £360 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.29% +40.00%
10th Percentile £285 £191 £204
90th Percentile £438 £426 £469
England median daily rate £360 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +2.86% -3.78% +21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 10
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +79.49% -22.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £33.50 £12.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.75 £40.96
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.59% +12.31% +8.33%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2922 3169 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.50% 18.93% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1804 1905
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 221 245
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.10 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ethernet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in the South East

Ethernet
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

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in the South East

Ethernet
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

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ethernet in the South East

Ethernet
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 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley -15 36 £350 - 1
Berkshire +5 28 £393 +12.14% 1
Hampshire +15 16 £388 +11.99%
Surrey -18 8 £360 +28.57% 1
Oxfordshire +4 5 £350 -
West Sussex -9 5 £359 -1.71%
Buckinghamshire -34 3 £115 -75.69%
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 27 (41.54%) WAN
2 26 (40.00%) Cisco
3 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 19 (29.23%) VPN
5 17 (26.15%) MPLS
6 15 (23.08%) LAN
7 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
8 13 (20.00%) VoIP
8 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 12 (18.46%) Migration
9 12 (18.46%) DNS
10 11 (16.92%) DHCP
10 11 (16.92%) Juniper
10 11 (16.92%) CCNP
10 11 (16.92%) CCNA
10 11 (16.92%) Firewall
10 11 (16.92%) Wireless
10 11 (16.92%) BGP
11 10 (15.38%) VMware
11 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (13.85%) Linux
12 9 (13.85%) Windows
12 9 (13.85%) HTTP
12 9 (13.85%) OSPF
12 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
13 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
13 8 (12.31%) IPsec
13 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Office

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (9.23%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (41.54%) WAN
2 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 19 (29.23%) VPN
4 17 (26.15%) MPLS
5 15 (23.08%) LAN
6 13 (20.00%) VoIP
7 12 (18.46%) DNS
8 11 (16.92%) BGP
8 11 (16.92%) DHCP
8 11 (16.92%) Firewall
8 11 (16.92%) Wireless
9 9 (13.85%) HTTP
9 9 (13.85%) OSPF
10 8 (12.31%) IPsec
11 7 (10.77%) DWDM
11 7 (10.77%) Network Security
11 7 (10.77%) SDH
11 7 (10.77%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (9.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (9.23%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) DB2
2 4 (6.15%) GIS
3 1 (1.54%) DTS
3 1 (1.54%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) CANoe
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Protractor
2 2 (3.08%) Selenium
2 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.54%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Automotive
4 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Legal
4 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Architect
3 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Strategy Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Test Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Access Transmission Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.54%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.15%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.08%) FMCG
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Contactless
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Linux
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) AIX
3 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Migration
2 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
3 7 (10.77%) Load Balancing
3 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
3 7 (10.77%) Project Management
4 6 (9.23%) Fault Management
4 6 (9.23%) Network Design
4 6 (9.23%) SysML
4 6 (9.23%) UML
5 4 (6.15%) Change Management
5 4 (6.15%) Information Security
5 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.15%) Release Management
5 4 (6.15%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.62%) IT Strategy
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL
6 3 (4.62%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (4.62%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) C
2 6 (9.23%) Embedded C
2 6 (9.23%) MATLAB
3 3 (4.62%) Perl
3 3 (4.62%) Python
4 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.08%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) C++
4 2 (3.08%) C-shell
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) Korn
5 1 (1.54%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) Ruby
5 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.92%) CCNA
2 11 (16.92%) CCNP
3 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) BC Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.54%) CCDA
7 1 (1.54%) CCIE
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.54%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) ISO 26262
1 6 (9.23%) MISRA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.15%) Docker
3 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.62%) XenServer
5 2 (3.08%) Firmware
5 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.08%) Openswan
6 1 (1.54%) NFS
6 1 (1.54%) pfSense
6 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Nagios
1 3 (4.62%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (3.08%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.08%) Cacti
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Cisco
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.92%) Juniper
4 10 (15.38%) VMware
5 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.77%) Palo Alto
7 5 (7.69%) Citrix
8 4 (6.15%) Dell
8 4 (6.15%) F5
9 3 (4.62%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (4.62%) Google
9 3 (4.62%) Lancope
9 3 (4.62%) Mapinfo
10 2 (3.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (3.08%) Arista
10 2 (3.08%) CA
10 2 (3.08%) EMC
10 2 (3.08%) HP
10 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.08%) Vyatta