Period
to 19 October 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 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 304 305
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -35
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 65 64 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 2.27% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 53
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -
10th Percentile £323 £268 £181
90th Percentile £495 £438 £410
England median daily rate £400 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.37% +20.71% +59.09%
10th Percentile £26.58 £14.63 £27.28
90th Percentile £54.50 £48.75 £49.13
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +35.51%

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 2,647 2,825 3,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.10% 17.36% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,394 1,563 1,792
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 216
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -25.70% +7.67%
10th Percentile £12.72 £12.00 £11.38
90th Percentile £52.75 £46.31 £48.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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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

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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

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 October 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 October 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 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
Thames Valley +6 26 £380 +8.57% 10
Berkshire +8 25 £380 +5.56% 3
Surrey -9 18 £434 +20.42% 5
Hampshire -19 13 £450 +28.57% 4
East Sussex - 4 £413 - 3
West Sussex -20 2 - - 4
Middlesex +11 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire +4 1 - - 4
Home Counties - 1 - -
Ethernet
England

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

1 23 (35.38%) Firewall
2 21 (32.31%) Telecoms
3 19 (29.23%) Wireless
4 18 (27.69%) Cisco
5 17 (26.15%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (24.62%) WAN
7 15 (23.08%) LAN
8 14 (21.54%) MPLS
9 13 (20.00%) CCNP
10 12 (18.46%) C++
10 12 (18.46%) Linux
11 11 (16.92%) Juniper
11 11 (16.92%) OSPF
11 11 (16.92%) BGP
11 11 (16.92%) Finance
11 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
11 11 (16.92%) Network Management
12 10 (15.38%) Software Architecture
13 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
14 8 (12.31%) CCNA
14 8 (12.31%) SQL
14 8 (12.31%) Oracle
14 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
14 8 (12.31%) SolarWinds
14 8 (12.31%) Spring
14 8 (12.31%) VLAN
14 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (10.77%) Spring Boot
15 7 (10.77%) Network Optimisation
15 7 (10.77%) Technical Architecture

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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 (10.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.38%) Firewall
2 19 (29.23%) Wireless
3 16 (24.62%) WAN
4 15 (23.08%) LAN
5 14 (21.54%) MPLS
6 11 (16.92%) BGP
6 11 (16.92%) OSPF
7 8 (12.31%) VLAN
8 7 (10.77%) ADSL
8 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.23%) DHCP
9 6 (9.23%) DNS
9 6 (9.23%) LTE
9 6 (9.23%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (9.23%) Unified Communications
9 6 (9.23%) VoIP
9 6 (9.23%) VPN
10 5 (7.69%) 4G
10 5 (7.69%) VPLS
11 4 (6.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) DTS
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (6.15%) Rational Rhapsody
1 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (3.08%) CANoe
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 21 (32.31%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.92%) Finance
3 7 (10.77%) Automotive
4 4 (6.15%) Retail
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Billing
6 1 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (1.54%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Architect
2 8 (12.31%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) OSS Architect
3 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) C++ Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Designer
7 3 (4.62%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Junior
7 3 (4.62%) Junior Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Spring
2 7 (10.77%) J2EE
2 7 (10.77%) REST
2 7 (10.77%) Spring Boot
2 7 (10.77%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) Qt
3 4 (6.15%) WPF
4 3 (4.62%) 802.1X
5 2 (3.08%) Yocto
6 1 (1.54%) Middleware
6 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.23%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.54%) Arduino
5 1 (1.54%) BeagleBone
5 1 (1.54%) CMDB
5 1 (1.54%) CUDA
5 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.54%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.54%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.54%) SCADA
5 1 (1.54%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) VxWorks
3 2 (3.08%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Network Management
1 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
2 10 (15.38%) Software Architecture
3 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (10.77%) DevOps
4 7 (10.77%) Microservices
4 7 (10.77%) Network Optimisation
4 7 (10.77%) SOA
4 7 (10.77%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (10.77%) UML
4 7 (10.77%) Use Case
5 6 (9.23%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.69%) Critical Thinking
6 5 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.15%) ITIL
7 4 (6.15%) Process Management
7 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) C++
2 8 (12.31%) SQL
3 7 (10.77%) C
3 7 (10.77%) Java
4 4 (6.15%) Embedded C
4 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++
5 2 (3.08%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.00%) CCNP
3 8 (12.31%) CCNA
3 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) CCNP Voice
4 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (4.62%) CCIE
5 3 (4.62%) HNC
5 3 (4.62%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) CCDP
6 2 (3.08%) CCENT
6 2 (3.08%) CCSA
6 2 (3.08%) Degree
6 2 (3.08%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.54%) CCDA
7 1 (1.54%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) ISO 26262
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Docker
2 5 (7.69%) Firmware
3 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.08%) VirtualBox
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.08%) Cacti
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Cisco
2 11 (16.92%) Juniper
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle
3 8 (12.31%) SolarWinds
4 7 (10.77%) TIBCO
5 5 (7.69%) BMC
6 4 (6.15%) Red Box
6 4 (6.15%) VMware
7 3 (4.62%) BT
7 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.62%) HP
7 3 (4.62%) IBM
8 2 (3.08%) Aruba
8 2 (3.08%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.08%) Qualys
9 1 (1.54%) Ciena
9 1 (1.54%) Freescale
9 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow