Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 183 178
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 23 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 3.02% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 16
South West median daily rate £400 £475 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +33.80% -5.65%
10th Percentile £338 £350 £113
90th Percentile £425 £488 £451
England median daily rate £400 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
South West median hourly rate £46.25 £32.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.53% -9.86% -11.25%
10th Percentile £30.88 £22.00 £24.20
90th Percentile £83.75 £43.00 £54.80
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +36.45%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 878 827 883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.37% 14.95% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 491 521
South West median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £171 £180
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 52 87
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% -17.50%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.79 £12.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.69 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% -16.89% +12.50%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in the South West

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ethernet in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in the South West

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in the South West

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in the South West over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ethernet in the South West

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Bristol +4 12 £400 - 7
Gloucestershire +1 8 - - 1
Wiltshire -31 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 6
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 9 (39.13%) MPLS
1 9 (39.13%) BGP
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) OSPF
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (30.43%) ADSL
3 7 (30.43%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (30.43%) Schematic Capture
4 6 (26.09%) DO-254
4 6 (26.09%) VLAN
4 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (26.09%) Flash
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) EMC
4 6 (26.09%) Electronics
4 6 (26.09%) Aerospace
5 5 (21.74%) Automotive
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) VDSL
5 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
5 5 (21.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (17.39%) MOS
6 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification

Ethernet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) BGP
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
1 9 (39.13%) MPLS
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
2 8 (34.78%) OSPF
3 7 (30.43%) ADSL
3 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 6 (26.09%) VLAN
5 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) VDSL
6 4 (17.39%) HSRP
6 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 4 (17.39%) Wireless
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (13.04%) DHCP
7 3 (13.04%) DNS
7 3 (13.04%) Junos
8 2 (8.70%) VRRP
8 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.70%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (26.09%) Aerospace
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
1 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 5 (21.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Design Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Design Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Hardware Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) WAN Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Schematic Capture
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
2 1 (4.35%) Lisp
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (17.39%) MOS
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.35%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) DO-254
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
1 2 (8.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) EMC
3 4 (17.39%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) Brocade
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Forcepoint
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee
4 2 (8.70%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (8.70%) Meraki
4 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.70%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) BT
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (4.35%) Siemens
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard