The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 61 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 17 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.59% 4.32% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.51% 16.67% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 3
Average daily rate £238 £250 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £280 £305
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1025.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 198 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.42% 25.92% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 72 114
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.55 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £19.10 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Ethernet
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethernet across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram 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 2014, 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 16 (57.14%) Cisco
1 16 (57.14%) MPLS
2 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
3 14 (50.00%) Juniper
4 13 (46.43%) ATM
5 12 (42.86%) 4G
6 11 (39.29%) Change Management
6 11 (39.29%) Huawei
7 10 (35.71%) Fault Management
7 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (32.14%) SDH
9 6 (21.43%) UMTS
9 6 (21.43%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) 3G
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (21.43%) Network Design
10 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) Firewall
10 5 (17.86%) Wireless
11 4 (14.29%) 2G
11 4 (14.29%) LTE
11 4 (14.29%) CCNA
11 4 (14.29%) DWDM
11 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) MS Office
12 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
12 3 (10.71%) F5

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) MPLS
2 13 (46.43%) ATM
3 12 (42.86%) 4G
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (32.14%) SDH
6 6 (21.43%) UMTS
6 6 (21.43%) DNS
6 6 (21.43%) 3G
7 5 (17.86%) Firewall
7 5 (17.86%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) DWDM
8 4 (14.29%) 2G
8 4 (14.29%) LTE
9 3 (10.71%) VLAN
9 3 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (10.71%) OSPF
9 3 (10.71%) BGP
9 3 (10.71%) GSM
9 3 (10.71%) LAN
9 3 (10.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MS Access
General
1 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Transmission Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 3 (10.71%) IP Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Transmission Planner
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) VMS
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Change Management
2 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 10 (35.71%) Fault Management
3 6 (21.43%) Network Design
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
4 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.14%) Network Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) ITSM
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) DoDAF
6 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) HND
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CCDP
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) PMP
5 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Unicenter
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Juniper
3 11 (39.29%) Huawei
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) F5
6 2 (7.14%) Velocent
6 2 (7.14%) Cramer
6 2 (7.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Nortel
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Royalblue
7 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.57%) BMC
7 1 (3.57%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) Nokia
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) Redback
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