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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethernet
Rank 70 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 7 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 0.93% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 3.35% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate
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£115 £350 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.14% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -9.09%
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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
207 239 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.62% 27.69% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 92 83
Average daily rate £388 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £59.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 10 (71.43%) HP
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Huawei
2 7 (50.00%) ATM
3 6 (42.86%) Broadband
3 6 (42.86%) VoIP
3 6 (42.86%) PPP
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Sun
3 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) MS Office
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (42.86%) Sun Certification
3 6 (42.86%) Veritas
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) DSLAM
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) xDSL
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) SCSA
3 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) ATM
3 6 (42.86%) Broadband
3 6 (42.86%) VoIP
3 6 (42.86%) PPP
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) DSLAM
3 6 (42.86%) xDSL
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) LTE
6 2 (14.29%) 2G
6 2 (14.29%) 3G
6 2 (14.29%) 4G
7 1 (7.14%) OSPF
7 1 (7.14%) BGP
7 1 (7.14%) RIP
7 1 (7.14%) SDH
7 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
7 1 (7.14%) IGRP
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
1 6 (42.86%) Solaris
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) CCNA
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (42.86%) Sun Certification
1 6 (42.86%) SCSA
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Huawei
3 6 (42.86%) Veritas
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Sun
4 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) BT
5 3 (21.43%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
6 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
6 1 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks