The table below looks at the statistics for Packet Switching 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 Packet Switching over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Packet Switching
Rank - 125 -
Contract jobs citing Packet Switching 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.074% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £110 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £110 -
% change year-on-year
+229.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Packet Switching
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
575 733 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.59% 27.12% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 320 246
Average daily rate £363 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 41
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Packet Switching
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Packet Switching Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Packet Switching
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Packet Switching Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire