Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 192 161
Rank change year-on-year +19 -31 -2
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 5 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 2.34% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
West Midlands median daily rate £218 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.82% -10.53% +111.11%
10th Percentile £184 £173 £463
90th Percentile £252 £438 £514
England median daily rate £360 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +2.86% -3.78% +21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 £36.50 £43.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.56% -16.63% +34.71%
England median hourly rate £36.50 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +12.31% +23.81%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 786 853 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.23% 13.79% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 444 298
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £161 £200 £206
90th Percentile £503 £538 £500
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 63
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.38 £10.78
90th Percentile £44.50 £39.55 £40.71
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in the West Midlands

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in the West Midlands

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in the West Midlands

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Coventry +21 1 £260 -
West Bromwich - 1 £175 -
Ethernet
England

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

1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) 4G
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) 2G
2 1 (20.00%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) FlexRay
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 26262
2 1 (20.00%) 5G
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Robotics
2 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Telematics
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) Validation

Ethernet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) 4G
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) 2G
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) 5G
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) FlexRay
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Junior
1 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Junior Network Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Junior Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (20.00%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) SysML
1 1 (20.00%) Telematics
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Cramer
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds