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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethernet
Rank 62 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 7 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 0.84% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.32% 3.76% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £300 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £350 £261
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +33.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +26.08%
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
211 213 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 22.37% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 113 92
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) xDSL
2 10 (83.33%) MPLS
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (66.67%) PPP
4 8 (66.67%) Firewall
5 7 (58.33%) IPsec
5 7 (58.33%) WAN
5 7 (58.33%) Broadband
5 7 (58.33%) OSPF
5 7 (58.33%) BGP
6 6 (50.00%) Juniper
6 6 (50.00%) CCNP
6 6 (50.00%) CCNA
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco
6 6 (50.00%) L2TP
6 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (41.67%) DSLAM
8 4 (33.33%) DSL
8 4 (33.33%) VPN
8 4 (33.33%) SNMP
8 4 (33.33%) LAN
8 4 (33.33%) X.21
8 4 (33.33%) Network Management
8 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (25.00%) Product Management
9 3 (25.00%) Marketing
9 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (25.00%) Service Management
9 3 (25.00%) Change Management

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 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) xDSL
2 10 (83.33%) MPLS
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) PPP
4 7 (58.33%) BGP
4 7 (58.33%) Broadband
4 7 (58.33%) IPsec
4 7 (58.33%) OSPF
4 7 (58.33%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) L2TP
6 5 (41.67%) DSLAM
7 4 (33.33%) DSL
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) SNMP
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) X.21
8 3 (25.00%) DOCSIS
8 3 (25.00%) PSTN
8 3 (25.00%) VoIP
9 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Broadband Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Solaris
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Product Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) CCIE
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) SCSA
4 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Huawei
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Sun
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel
3 1 (8.33%) VMware