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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 137 133
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 4 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.20% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 1.25% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £313 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £363
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.40% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £27.70
% change year-on-year +6.87% +44.43%  

Ethernet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 459 480 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.50% 16.09% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 318 188
Median daily rate £350 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 30
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.80% +75.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.28 £12.00 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £47.50 £41.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Ethernet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Devon -13 1 £313 -
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 5 (62.50%) VHDL
1 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (62.50%) Altera
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Xilinx
3 3 (37.50%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Verilog
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) IPv4
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Tcl
4 2 (25.00%) Firmware
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) NetScreen
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) C

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) IPv4
1 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) FabricPath
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) NetScreen
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) VPLS
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (62.50%) VHDL
2 3 (37.50%) Verilog
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) FPGA Design
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Tcl
2 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Altera
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (37.50%) Xilinx
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto