Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 274 299
Rank change year-on-year -49 +25 -45
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 57 83 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 2.78% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 55
South East median daily rate £338 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.18% +8.57% +10.24%
10th Percentile £163 £181 £237
90th Percentile £525 £500 £449
England median daily rate £325 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -13.33% +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 10
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £41.31 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.59% +6.61% +7.64%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.75 £15.23
90th Percentile £42.20 £45.87 £45.05
England median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -16.25% -1.23% +20.90%

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 2,620 2,986 3,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.60% 19.20% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,348 1,707 2,068
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £184 £218 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 191 206
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.63 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -43.93% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.69 £12.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £50.40 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +16.28%

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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

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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 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -37 34 £338 -12.34% 11
Berkshire +1 29 £331 -1.85% 4
Hampshire -8 10 £388 -4.91% 3
Surrey -32 7 £450 +18.42% 4
West Sussex -6 6 £160 -
Buckinghamshire -27 5 £350 -30.00% 2
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 26 (45.61%) Cisco
2 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (31.58%) MPLS
3 18 (31.58%) WAN
4 17 (29.82%) VPN
5 15 (26.32%) Juniper
5 15 (26.32%) Firewall
6 13 (22.81%) BGP
6 13 (22.81%) Migration
7 12 (21.05%) Wireless
7 12 (21.05%) OSPF
7 12 (21.05%) CCNP
7 12 (21.05%) CCNA
7 12 (21.05%) LAN
7 12 (21.05%) Linux
8 11 (19.30%) ADSL
8 11 (19.30%) VoIP
8 11 (19.30%) Internet
9 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
9 10 (17.54%) VMware
9 10 (17.54%) EIGRP
9 10 (17.54%) CCIE
9 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
9 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (15.79%) Windows
11 8 (14.04%) SNMP
11 8 (14.04%) Finance
11 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (12.28%) IPsec
12 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint

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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 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.02%) OrCAD
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) MPLS
1 18 (31.58%) WAN
2 17 (29.82%) VPN
3 15 (26.32%) Firewall
4 13 (22.81%) BGP
5 12 (21.05%) LAN
5 12 (21.05%) OSPF
5 12 (21.05%) Wireless
6 11 (19.30%) ADSL
6 11 (19.30%) Internet
6 11 (19.30%) VoIP
7 10 (17.54%) EIGRP
7 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
8 8 (14.04%) SNMP
8 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (12.28%) 5G
9 7 (12.28%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (12.28%) IPsec
9 7 (12.28%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (12.28%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) DB2
1 4 (7.02%) GIS
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) CANoe
1 4 (7.02%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Automotive
4 4 (7.02%) Electronics
4 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Architect
2 11 (19.30%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Network Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Design Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Strategy Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Core Network Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) IP Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Project Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Test Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) IP Design Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) IP Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) C Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) 802.1X
1 5 (8.77%) Middleware
2 3 (5.26%) Qt
3 2 (3.51%) Core Data
4 1 (1.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Infotainment
2 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.02%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.75%) CCTV
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.02%) AIX
4 4 (7.02%) Check Point GAiA
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Migration
2 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (10.53%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) Network Virtualisation
3 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.53%) Validation
4 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
4 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.02%) Patch Management
4 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.02%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (7.02%) SWOT Analysis
4 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.26%) IT Strategy
5 3 (5.26%) Presales
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Security Management
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) C
2 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.05%) CCNA
2 12 (21.05%) CCNP
3 10 (17.54%) CCIE
4 4 (7.02%) CCENT
4 4 (7.02%) CCSA
4 4 (7.02%) JNCIA
4 4 (7.02%) JNCIE
4 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.26%) CCDP
5 3 (5.26%) CCIP
6 2 (3.51%) BC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.75%) CCDA
7 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) ISO 26262
1 4 (7.02%) QA
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) Docker
3 4 (7.02%) VirtualBox
3 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Cacti
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Cisco
2 15 (26.32%) Juniper
3 10 (17.54%) VMware
4 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.53%) Palo Alto
5 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.77%) F5
6 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.02%) Aruba
7 4 (7.02%) Citrix
7 4 (7.02%) Google
7 4 (7.02%) Mapinfo
7 4 (7.02%) Qualys
7 4 (7.02%) SAP
8 2 (3.51%) HP
8 2 (3.51%) Tandberg
9 1 (1.75%) IBM
9 1 (1.75%) Remedy