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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
UK / Wales
Rank 64 73 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.57% 0.59% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 3.54% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £383 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.13% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +11.02% +1.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year +1.19% +106.38%  

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 107 113 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 15.33% 16.64% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 77 41
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £140 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

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

Ethernet
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

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in Wales

Ethernet
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 27 March 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 +14 4 £383 -17.13%
Ethernet
UK

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) PPP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) L2TP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 2 (33.33%) xDSL
2 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS

Ethernet
Top Related 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 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
2 2 (33.33%) L2TP
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) PPP
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Avaya Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Data Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Riverbed