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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Packet Switching
Rank - - 137
Contract jobs citing Packet Switching 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £999
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
649 691 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.50% 26.29% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 219 241
Average daily rate £360 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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

Packet Switching
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Packet Switching 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 Packet Switching.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) GGSN
1 2 (100.00%) SGSN
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Packet Switching
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Packet Switching 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 Packet Switching. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) GGSN
1 2 (100.00%) SGSN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Databuild Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks