Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 182 189
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 -30
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 7 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 0.92% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
West Midlands median daily rate £280 £240 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -43.53% -10.53%
10th Percentile £181 £188 £173
90th Percentile £338 £256 £438
England median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £24.99 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.06% -31.53% -16.63%
10th Percentile £37.50 £24.98 £35.75
90th Percentile £42.50 £25.00 £39.45
England median hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +34.92% -13.70% +0.69%

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 626 762 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.07% 15.83% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 466 411
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £181 £160 £205
90th Percentile £538 £504 £540
England median daily rate £425 £405 £401
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 38 33
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £30.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.28% +101.03% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.64 £12.15 £10.05
90th Percentile £31.08 £44.20 £40.24
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -14.61% +8.54%

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

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in the West Midlands

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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 17 December 2018. 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
Birmingham +7 5 £325 +35.42% 4
Shropshire - 2 £230 -
Ethernet
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) ADSL
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) Aruba
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (14.29%) MCSM
4 1 (14.29%) FlexRay

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) ADSL
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) Converged Networks
3 1 (14.29%) FlexRay
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) SDH
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ACDT
2 1 (14.29%) ACHDS
2 1 (14.29%) ACTC
2 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) CCDA
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCDST
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Aruba
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle