The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 109 105 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 19 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 1.10% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 4.28% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 20
Average daily rate £350 £473 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +105.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £533 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £301
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -90.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.31%
Ethernet
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
616 725 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.66% 25.67% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 312 237
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ethernet across the Berkshire region.

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +13 6 £365 -26.44% 1
Reading -10 6 £350 -22.22% 1
Bracknell -6 2 £340 -
Newbury +10 1 £188 -7.40% 1
Ethernet
South East

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet.

1 27 (77.14%) Cisco
2 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 17 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (42.86%) SAN
5 13 (37.14%) IBM
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
5 13 (37.14%) Windows
5 13 (37.14%) Linux
5 13 (37.14%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
6 12 (34.29%) VPN
6 12 (34.29%) VMware
7 10 (28.57%) VLAN
7 10 (28.57%) CCNA
7 10 (28.57%) MPLS
8 9 (25.71%) OSPF
8 9 (25.71%) HP
8 9 (25.71%) DNS
8 9 (25.71%) ITIL
8 9 (25.71%) WAN
8 9 (25.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
8 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
9 8 (22.86%) Broadband
9 8 (22.86%) MCP
9 8 (22.86%) MCSA
9 8 (22.86%) CCNP
9 8 (22.86%) Dell

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethernet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) SAN
3 13 (37.14%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
4 12 (34.29%) VPN
5 10 (28.57%) MPLS
5 10 (28.57%) VLAN
6 9 (25.71%) DNS
6 9 (25.71%) OSPF
6 9 (25.71%) WAN
7 8 (22.86%) Broadband
8 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (17.14%) ADSL
9 6 (17.14%) ATM
9 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (17.14%) DHCP
9 6 (17.14%) HSRP
9 6 (17.14%) IPsec
9 6 (17.14%) SDH
9 6 (17.14%) xDSL
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Transmission Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Support
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Coordinator
5 3 (8.57%) FlexPod Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) NetApp Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) IP Design Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) RAN Design Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Transmission Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) Driving Licence
3 5 (14.29%) e-Health
3 5 (14.29%) FlexPod
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.71%) iPad
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
1 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (5.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Change Management
3 4 (11.43%) Escalation Management
3 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) High Availability
6 1 (2.86%) Line Management
6 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNA
3 9 (25.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (22.86%) CCNP
4 8 (22.86%) MCP
4 8 (22.86%) MCSA
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (14.29%) NCDA
6 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.86%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
2 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) IBM
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) VMware
4 9 (25.71%) HP
5 8 (22.86%) Dell
5 8 (22.86%) Hitachi
5 8 (22.86%) Intel
6 7 (20.00%) Juniper
7 5 (14.29%) CA
7 5 (14.29%) NetApp
8 3 (8.57%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (8.57%) Huawei
9 2 (5.71%) F5
9 2 (5.71%) Nokia
9 2 (5.71%) Nortel
10 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.86%) ProCurve