The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 23 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 57 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.49% 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 1.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £405 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £370
% change year-on-year -3.44% -2.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.15
% change year-on-year +14.58% -10.33%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 107 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.10% 18.97% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 59 56
Median daily rate £288 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.28% +7.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £597 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.95% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
South Wales 0 3 £405 +6.57%
Ethernet
UK

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

1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) QA
1 5 (62.50%) Use Case
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (62.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) PPP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) IPv4
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) L2TP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) Broadband
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) xDSL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) Broadband
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (25.00%) IPv4
2 2 (25.00%) L2TP
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) PPP
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (62.50%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed