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 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 127 120
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 2.24% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £370
% change year-on-year -3.44% -2.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 310 401 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.26% 13.32% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 216 209
Median daily rate £400 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +5.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 32
Median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +22.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £29.61
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 the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 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
Staffordshire 0 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Ethernet
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (33.33%) SysML
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Derivative
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SCADA
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (16.67%) Assembla
3 1 (16.67%) Leaflet
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) 3G
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) FlexRay
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) RS-232
3 1 (16.67%) RS-485
3 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Leaflet
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Post-Production
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 26262
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Assembla
1 1 (16.67%) Brocade
1 1 (16.67%) F5
1 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
1 1 (16.67%) Meru Networks
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft