Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 269 292
Rank change year-on-year -50 +23 -60
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 54 89 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 2.99% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 55
South East median daily rate £360 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +33.97%
10th Percentile £288 £200 £204
90th Percentile £438 £456 £419
England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
South East median hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.64% +12.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £33.50 £16.10
90th Percentile £43.00 £47.02 £46.32
England median hourly rate £32.50 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.96% -8.75% +33.33%

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 2,832 2,976 3,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.44% 19.51% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,519 1,740 1,813
South East median daily rate £398 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £161 £230 £228
90th Percentile £563 £550 £519
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 197 215
South East median hourly rate £17.44 £22.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -30.77% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.33 £12.10
90th Percentile £44.50 £48.75 £52.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.61%

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 21 January 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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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 -27 37 £360 +12.50% 16
Berkshire -2 33 £393 +30.83% 10
Hampshire +1 11 £388 +8.54% 1
Surrey -29 4 £360 +28.57% 4
Oxfordshire -6 3 £373 - 3
West Sussex -12 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -40 1 £83 -82.56% 3
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 26 (48.15%) Cisco
2 20 (37.04%) VPN
3 19 (35.19%) WAN
3 19 (35.19%) MPLS
4 18 (33.33%) Juniper
5 17 (31.48%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
6 15 (27.78%) Firewall
7 14 (25.93%) Migration
8 13 (24.07%) Wireless
8 13 (24.07%) LAN
8 13 (24.07%) BGP
9 11 (20.37%) VMware
9 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.52%) OSPF
10 10 (18.52%) CCNP
10 10 (18.52%) DNS
11 9 (16.67%) DHCP
11 9 (16.67%) Windows
11 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
11 9 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
11 9 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (14.81%) Palo Alto
12 8 (14.81%) IPsec
12 8 (14.81%) EIGRP
12 8 (14.81%) CCNA
12 8 (14.81%) ADSL
12 8 (14.81%) 5G
13 7 (12.96%) Linux
13 7 (12.96%) HTTP

Ethernet
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 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.41%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) VPN
2 19 (35.19%) MPLS
2 19 (35.19%) WAN
3 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
4 15 (27.78%) Firewall
5 13 (24.07%) BGP
5 13 (24.07%) LAN
5 13 (24.07%) Wireless
6 10 (18.52%) DNS
6 10 (18.52%) OSPF
7 9 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (16.67%) DHCP
7 9 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (14.81%) 5G
8 8 (14.81%) ADSL
8 8 (14.81%) EIGRP
8 8 (14.81%) IPsec
9 7 (12.96%) HTTP
10 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) GIS
2 4 (7.41%) DB2
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) CANoe
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Legal
4 4 (7.41%) Automotive
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Network Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Strategy Architect
4 5 (9.26%) IP Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Core Network Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.41%) Test Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.70%) Core Data
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.70%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) AIX
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Migration
2 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
3 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) SWOT Analysis
4 4 (7.41%) Change Management
4 4 (7.41%) Fault Management
4 4 (7.41%) Information Security
4 4 (7.41%) IT Strategy
4 4 (7.41%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (7.41%) Release Management
4 4 (7.41%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.41%) SysML
4 4 (7.41%) UML
5 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.70%) Security Management
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) C
2 4 (7.41%) Embedded C
2 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
3 2 (3.70%) Perl
3 2 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) C-shell
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) Korn
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.52%) CCNP
3 8 (14.81%) CCNA
4 7 (12.96%) CCIE
5 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.26%) JNCIE
7 4 (7.41%) Degree
7 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.56%) BC Cleared
8 3 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.85%) CCENT
9 1 (1.85%) CCSA
9 1 (1.85%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.85%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO 26262
1 4 (7.41%) MISRA
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.41%) Docker
3 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.70%) Firmware
4 2 (3.70%) XenServer
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) Openswan
5 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Cacti
1 3 (5.56%) Nagios
2 2 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.70%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Cisco
2 18 (33.33%) Juniper
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.81%) Palo Alto
6 7 (12.96%) F5
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix
7 5 (9.26%) Google
7 5 (9.26%) Mapinfo
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.41%) Dell
9 2 (3.70%) CA
9 2 (3.70%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.70%) HP
9 2 (3.70%) Lancope
10 1 (1.85%) Arista
10 1 (1.85%) Aruba
10 1 (1.85%) Qualys
10 1 (1.85%) Vyatta