The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ethernet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethernet
South East / Berkshire
Rank 93 105 91
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 8 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.43% 0.86% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 3.37% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 12
Median daily rate £400 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £278 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £377 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +11.02% +1.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year +1.19% +106.38%  

Ethernet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 366 623 768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.76% 25.42% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 292 338
Median daily rate £420 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Ethernet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in Berkshire

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ethernet in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in Berkshire

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in Berkshire

Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +3 4 £400 +17.64% 1
Slough +2 2 £375 +2.73%
Reading +13 1 £475 +35.71% 1
Ethernet
South East

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) OSPF
3 16 (61.54%) CCNP
4 15 (57.69%) Cisco
4 15 (57.69%) CCNA
4 15 (57.69%) Telecoms
5 14 (53.85%) MPLS
5 14 (53.85%) Juniper
6 12 (46.15%) BGP
6 12 (46.15%) Firewall
6 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
7 10 (38.46%) xDSL
7 10 (38.46%) VLAN
7 10 (38.46%) WAN
8 9 (34.62%) ATM
9 8 (30.77%) SNMP
9 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
9 8 (30.77%) DSL
10 7 (26.92%) VPN
10 7 (26.92%) Huawei
10 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
11 6 (23.08%) Network Security
11 6 (23.08%) PPP
11 6 (23.08%) CCIP
11 6 (23.08%) Internet
11 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
12 5 (19.23%) IPv4
12 5 (19.23%) IPv6
12 5 (19.23%) Linux
12 5 (19.23%) Unix

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) OSPF
2 14 (53.85%) MPLS
3 12 (46.15%) BGP
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) VLAN
4 10 (38.46%) WAN
4 10 (38.46%) xDSL
5 9 (34.62%) ATM
6 8 (30.77%) DSL
6 8 (30.77%) SNMP
6 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 7 (26.92%) VPN
8 6 (23.08%) Internet
8 6 (23.08%) Network Security
8 6 (23.08%) PPP
9 5 (19.23%) Frame Relay
9 5 (19.23%) IPsec
9 5 (19.23%) IPv4
9 5 (19.23%) IPv6
9 5 (19.23%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (57.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support
4 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Microwave Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) IPTV
2 4 (15.38%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (15.38%) STB
2 4 (15.38%) Video on Demand
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Unix
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
1 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
2 4 (15.38%) Change Management
2 4 (15.38%) Network Management
2 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Validation
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Line Management
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.85%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Presales
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (61.54%) CCNP
3 15 (57.69%) CCNA
4 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) CCIP
7 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) JNCIA
9 3 (11.54%) Degree
10 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
10 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (7.69%) CCDP
10 2 (7.69%) SCSA
10 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
11 1 (3.85%) APMP
11 1 (3.85%) CCDA
11 1 (3.85%) CCIE
11 1 (3.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Juniper
3 7 (26.92%) Huawei
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (11.54%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle
7 2 (7.69%) Sun
7 2 (7.69%) Veritas
8 1 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.85%) BT
8 1 (3.85%) EMC
8 1 (3.85%) F5
8 1 (3.85%) Mitel
8 1 (3.85%) Remedy
8 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.85%) Tandberg
8 1 (3.85%) Virgin Media