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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Packet Switching over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Packet Switching
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing Packet Switching 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
536 615 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.39% 23.88% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 274 210
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £494 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £14.08 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.06 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

Packet Switching
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Packet Switching as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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