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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 59 75 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -60
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 10 11 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 1.01% 8.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 4.30% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 12
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £250 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £263 £309
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -14.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -58.62%
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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
190 256 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.97% 23.57% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 100 95
Average daily rate £350 £390 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 10 (43.48%) 2G
2 10 (43.48%) 3G
3 9 (39.13%) Migration
4 8 (34.78%) MPLS
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Huawei
5 7 (30.43%) 4G
6 6 (26.09%) LTE
6 6 (26.09%) HP
6 6 (26.09%) Ericsson
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
7 5 (21.74%) BT
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
8 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco
8 4 (17.39%) SDH
8 4 (17.39%) IPsec
9 3 (13.04%) Change Management
9 3 (13.04%) Juniper
9 3 (13.04%) BGP
9 3 (13.04%) WAN
9 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) SQL

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) 3G
1 10 (43.48%) 2G
2 8 (34.78%) MPLS
3 7 (30.43%) 4G
3 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (26.09%) LTE
5 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) IPsec
6 4 (17.39%) SDH
7 3 (13.04%) WAN
7 3 (13.04%) BGP
8 2 (8.70%) DSL
8 2 (8.70%) ATM
8 2 (8.70%) VLAN
8 2 (8.70%) OSPF
8 2 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (4.35%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Toad
General
1 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
2 3 (13.04%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Transmission Planner
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) JMS
1 2 (8.70%) WSDL
1 2 (8.70%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Data Entry
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Stress Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
1 7 (30.43%) Huawei
2 6 (26.09%) HP
2 6 (26.09%) Ericsson
3 5 (21.74%) BT
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) BEA
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Nokia
6 2 (8.70%) MetaSolv
6 2 (8.70%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) Cramer
6 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks