Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Ethernet
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 142 142
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -30
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 29 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 0.86% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 3.74% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 13
Berkshire median daily rate £393 £338 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.30% +62.65% -17.00%
10th Percentile £288 £181 £117
90th Percentile £506 £400 £460
South East median daily rate £360 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +4.35% -1.43% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.86% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.75 £13.80
90th Percentile £14.25 £14.25 £26.90
South East median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +20.71% +59.09% +25.71%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 769 988 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.72% 22.98% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 493 533
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £234 £255 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 55 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -37.39% +64.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.35 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Ethernet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in Berkshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ethernet in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in Berkshire

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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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 6 £330 +6.45% 1
Bracknell 0 6 £425 +33.33% 2
Slough +6 4 - -
Newbury - 4 - -
Ethernet
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (55.17%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) VPN
3 11 (37.93%) Wireless
3 11 (37.93%) Migration
4 10 (34.48%) MPLS
5 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (31.03%) WAN
6 8 (27.59%) LAN
6 8 (27.59%) DNS
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (27.59%) Firewall
7 7 (24.14%) IPsec
7 7 (24.14%) CCNP
7 7 (24.14%) CCNA
7 7 (24.14%) DHCP
7 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
7 7 (24.14%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.69%) 5G
8 6 (20.69%) Palo Alto
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (20.69%) BGP
9 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
9 5 (17.24%) Citrix
9 5 (17.24%) Juniper
9 5 (17.24%) HTTP
10 4 (13.79%) SSL
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
10 4 (13.79%) GIS

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Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) VPN
2 11 (37.93%) Wireless
3 10 (34.48%) MPLS
4 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
4 9 (31.03%) WAN
5 8 (27.59%) DNS
5 8 (27.59%) Firewall
5 8 (27.59%) LAN
6 7 (24.14%) DHCP
6 7 (24.14%) IPsec
6 7 (24.14%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (20.69%) 5G
7 6 (20.69%) BGP
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (17.24%) HTTP
9 4 (13.79%) Internet
9 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
9 4 (13.79%) OSPF
9 4 (13.79%) SSL
10 3 (10.34%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) GIS
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Strategy Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Access Transmission Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Support
6 1 (3.45%) IP Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.90%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.79%) Network Design
3 4 (13.79%) SWOT Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Contact Management
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Line Management
6 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.45%) Physics
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Statistics
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.90%) C-shell
1 2 (6.90%) Korn
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) CCNA
2 7 (24.14%) CCNP
3 3 (10.34%) BC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) CCDA
4 1 (3.45%) CCIE
4 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) XenServer
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Openswan
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Firmware
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
3 1 (3.45%) pfSense
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (6.90%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (6.90%) Cacti
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco
2 6 (20.69%) Palo Alto
3 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
4 4 (13.79%) F5
4 4 (13.79%) Google
4 4 (13.79%) Mapinfo
5 3 (10.34%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (10.34%) Lancope
6 2 (6.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (6.90%) Arista
6 2 (6.90%) CA
6 2 (6.90%) Vyatta
7 1 (3.45%) Brocade
7 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Huawei
7 1 (3.45%) NEC
7 1 (3.45%) VMware