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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 105 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 16 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 1.40% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 5.18% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 18
Average daily rate £306 £250 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -4.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £192 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £485 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £23.25 - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
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
568 733 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.35% 27.03% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 324 233
Average daily rate £363 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £201 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +51.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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
Reading -4 10 £325 +52.94% 3
Slough +4 5 - -
Newbury +2 1 £188 -
Ethernet
South East

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 14 (40.00%) DNS
3 14 (40.00%) VLAN
4 13 (37.14%) Firewall
4 13 (37.14%) HP
4 13 (37.14%) MPLS
5 12 (34.29%) OSPF
5 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
5 12 (34.29%) VPN
6 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 9 (25.71%) SLA
7 9 (25.71%) Windows
8 8 (22.86%) WAN
9 7 (20.00%) DHCP
9 7 (20.00%) CCNA
9 7 (20.00%) BGP
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (20.00%) 3G
9 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (20.00%) 4G
10 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.14%) 2G
10 6 (17.14%) VMware
10 6 (17.14%) IPsec
10 6 (17.14%) Juniper
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (17.14%) Windows Server

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 14 (40.00%) DNS
2 14 (40.00%) VLAN
3 13 (37.14%) Firewall
3 13 (37.14%) MPLS
4 12 (34.29%) OSPF
4 12 (34.29%) VPN
5 8 (22.86%) WAN
6 7 (20.00%) 3G
6 7 (20.00%) 4G
6 7 (20.00%) BGP
6 7 (20.00%) DHCP
7 6 (17.14%) 2G
7 6 (17.14%) IPsec
7 6 (17.14%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (14.29%) DWDM
8 5 (14.29%) RTCP
8 5 (14.29%) RTP
8 5 (14.29%) SCTP
8 5 (14.29%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 5 (14.29%) Transmission Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Designer
2 4 (11.43%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Coordinator
3 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (8.57%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
4 2 (5.71%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
3 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.57%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.71%) eTOM
4 2 (5.71%) High Availability
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (2.86%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Line Management
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Presales
5 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) CCNA
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) MCP
4 4 (11.43%) MCSA
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Cacti
2 2 (5.71%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (5.71%) OpenView
3 1 (2.86%) OPNET
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) HP
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Juniper
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 5 (14.29%) Huawei
6 4 (11.43%) Dell
6 4 (11.43%) Hitachi
6 4 (11.43%) IBM
6 4 (11.43%) Intel
7 3 (8.57%) ProCurve
8 2 (5.71%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (5.71%) Nokia
8 2 (5.71%) Nortel
9 1 (2.86%) Aruba
9 1 (2.86%) Brocade
9 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.86%) Ciena
9 1 (2.86%) Ericsson