The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 62 64 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 12 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 1.60% 4.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 6.67% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £238 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £318 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +13.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £180.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.27% +1025.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.85 £41.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-42.18% +22.22%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 255 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.23% 24.01% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 92 72
Average daily rate £363 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
1 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 10 (43.48%) 2G
2 10 (43.48%) 3G
3 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
4 8 (34.78%) HP
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) Huawei
6 6 (26.09%) Data Entry
6 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
7 5 (21.74%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (17.39%) xDSL
8 4 (17.39%) 4G
8 4 (17.39%) DSLAM
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle
9 3 (13.04%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) Solaris
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (13.04%) UNIX
9 3 (13.04%) ATM
9 3 (13.04%) Broadband

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) 3G
1 10 (43.48%) 2G
2 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (17.39%) xDSL
4 4 (17.39%) DSLAM
4 4 (17.39%) 4G
5 3 (13.04%) PPP
5 3 (13.04%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) ATM
5 3 (13.04%) Broadband
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 2 (8.70%) DWDM
6 2 (8.70%) MPLS
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) LTE
7 1 (4.35%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Coordinator
1 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Network Support
3 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
3 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
3 1 (4.35%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
1 6 (26.09%) Data Entry
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Product Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Sun Certification
2 3 (13.04%) SCSA
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) Huawei
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Veritas
5 3 (13.04%) Sun
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) Ericsson
6 2 (8.70%) Nokia
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (4.35%) F5
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