The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 6 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% 0.85% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 3.24% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £310 £338 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +58.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £348 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £323 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
186 247 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.57% 26.14% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 122 102
Median daily rate £320 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Ethernet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 9 (90.00%) xDSL
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) PPP
3 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) Broadband
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) DSLAM
5 4 (40.00%) DSL
5 4 (40.00%) L2TP
5 4 (40.00%) X.21
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) SNMP
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
5 4 (40.00%) CCNP
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Network Management
6 3 (30.00%) Product Management
6 3 (30.00%) Network Design
6 3 (30.00%) Marketing
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) PSTN
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) DOCSIS

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) xDSL
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) PPP
4 5 (50.00%) Broadband
4 5 (50.00%) DSLAM
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) DSL
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
5 4 (40.00%) L2TP
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) SNMP
5 4 (40.00%) X.21
6 3 (30.00%) DOCSIS
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) PSTN
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) ATM
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Broadband Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Product Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SCSA
3 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) HNC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Huawei
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) VMware