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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 66 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 10 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 1.14% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 5.35% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate £325 £213 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -19.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £211 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £379 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.25 - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Ethernet
Berkshire

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
283 187 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.73% 21.35% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the Reading region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Ethernet Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (73.68%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) SLA
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) HP
5 7 (36.84%) DNS
6 6 (31.58%) MPLS
6 6 (31.58%) VLAN
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 5 (26.32%) CCNA
7 5 (26.32%) Juniper
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
8 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (21.05%) SAN
8 4 (21.05%) Hitachi
8 4 (21.05%) IBM
8 4 (21.05%) Dell
8 4 (21.05%) Intel
8 4 (21.05%) Linux

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) MPLS
4 6 (31.58%) VLAN
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) WAN
6 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (21.05%) SAN
7 3 (15.79%) BGP
7 3 (15.79%) Broadband
7 3 (15.79%) OSPF
7 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (10.53%) ADSL
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (10.53%) ISDN
8 2 (10.53%) LLU
8 2 (10.53%) PSTN
8 2 (10.53%) SNMP
8 2 (10.53%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
2 2 (10.53%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Software Distribution
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
2 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNA
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) MCP
2 4 (21.05%) MCSA
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) HP
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
4 4 (21.05%) Hitachi
4 4 (21.05%) Huawei
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) Intel
5 2 (10.53%) Nortel
5 2 (10.53%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint