Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 302 311
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -31
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 64 72 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 2.64% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 65
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -15.15%
10th Percentile £163 £243 £214
90th Percentile £475 £475 £473
England median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 4
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -0.58% +90.00%
10th Percentile £17.10 £12.75 £19.73
90th Percentile £54.75 £48.75 £44.85
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% +32.45%

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 2,566 2,729 3,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.06% 17.01% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,341 1,513 2,111
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £538 £528
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 179 215
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.87% -30.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.88 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% -25.20% +21.95%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018.

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 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley -16 32 £338 -12.34% 16
Berkshire -1 27 £338 -15.63% 6
Surrey -16 13 £400 +11.11% 6
Hampshire -18 8 £475 +35.71% 6
West Sussex +1 7 £160 -62.35% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £350 +137.29% 5
East Sussex - 3 £400 -
Middlesex +4 1 - -
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 24 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 23 (35.94%) Firewall
3 22 (34.38%) Cisco
4 21 (32.81%) WAN
5 20 (31.25%) LAN
5 20 (31.25%) Wireless
6 19 (29.69%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (28.13%) MPLS
8 16 (25.00%) CCNP
9 15 (23.44%) VPN
10 14 (21.88%) VoIP
10 14 (21.88%) CCNA
10 14 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (20.31%) Linux
11 13 (20.31%) OSPF
11 13 (20.31%) BGP
12 12 (18.75%) Juniper
13 11 (17.19%) Internet
13 11 (17.19%) Finance
14 10 (15.63%) SNMP
14 10 (15.63%) VPLS
14 10 (15.63%) VLAN
14 10 (15.63%) Unified Communications
15 9 (14.06%) Network Management
15 9 (14.06%) SolarWinds
15 9 (14.06%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
15 9 (14.06%) ADSL
15 9 (14.06%) IPsec
16 8 (12.50%) Migration

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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 7 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) OrCAD
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.94%) Firewall
2 21 (32.81%) WAN
3 20 (31.25%) LAN
3 20 (31.25%) Wireless
4 18 (28.13%) MPLS
5 15 (23.44%) VPN
6 14 (21.88%) VoIP
7 13 (20.31%) BGP
7 13 (20.31%) OSPF
8 11 (17.19%) Internet
9 10 (15.63%) SNMP
9 10 (15.63%) Unified Communications
9 10 (15.63%) VLAN
9 10 (15.63%) VPLS
10 9 (14.06%) ADSL
10 9 (14.06%) IPsec
10 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.50%) DHCP
11 8 (12.50%) DNS
12 7 (10.94%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (6.25%) CANoe
3 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (17.19%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.81%) Automotive
4 5 (7.81%) Electronics
5 3 (4.69%) Law
6 2 (3.13%) Retail
7 1 (1.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Architect
2 8 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Design Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) OSS Architect
4 6 (9.38%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Project Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Designer
7 3 (4.69%) Developer
7 3 (4.69%) IP Design Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) IP Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) DOORS Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Embedded C Programmer
8 2 (3.13%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) Spring
2 7 (10.94%) 802.1X
2 7 (10.94%) J2EE
2 7 (10.94%) REST
2 7 (10.94%) Spring Boot
2 7 (10.94%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) Qt
4 2 (3.13%) Middleware
5 1 (1.56%) Flash
5 1 (1.56%) WPF
5 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (6.25%) Infotainment
4 4 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.56%) Arduino
7 1 (1.56%) BeagleBone
7 1 (1.56%) CCTV
7 1 (1.56%) CMDB
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.56%) PKI
7 1 (1.56%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Check Point GAiA
3 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (14.06%) Network Management
2 9 (14.06%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (12.50%) Migration
4 7 (10.94%) Critical Thinking
4 7 (10.94%) DevOps
4 7 (10.94%) Microservices
4 7 (10.94%) Network Optimisation
4 7 (10.94%) SOA
4 7 (10.94%) Use Case
4 7 (10.94%) Validation
5 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.38%) Software Architecture
6 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (7.81%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (7.81%) Patch Management
6 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) C
2 7 (10.94%) Java
3 6 (9.38%) C++
4 4 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.00%) CCNP
3 14 (21.88%) CCNA
4 6 (9.38%) CCIE
5 5 (7.81%) CCENT
5 5 (7.81%) CCSA
5 5 (7.81%) JNCIA
5 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.25%) CCDP
7 3 (4.69%) CCIP
7 3 (4.69%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.13%) CCDA
8 2 (3.13%) HNC
8 2 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO 26262
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Docker
2 5 (7.81%) VirtualBox
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) Firmware
4 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) NFS
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Cacti
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Cisco
2 12 (18.75%) Juniper
3 9 (14.06%) SolarWinds
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle
5 7 (10.94%) TIBCO
6 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.38%) VMware
7 5 (7.81%) Aruba
7 5 (7.81%) Qualys
7 5 (7.81%) SAP
8 3 (4.69%) BMC
8 3 (4.69%) BT
8 3 (4.69%) Red Box
9 2 (3.13%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.13%) HP
9 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.13%) Remedy
9 2 (3.13%) Tandberg
10 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow