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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 97 99
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 5 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 1.14% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 4.90% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 5
Median daily rate - £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £370
% change year-on-year -3.44% -2.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.72% -45.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.15
% change year-on-year +14.58% -10.33%  

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 369 551 604
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.12% 23.32% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 249 243
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -60.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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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

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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 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ethernet in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +8 3 - -
Reading +7 1 - -
Newbury +3 1 - -
Ethernet
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (61.54%) CCNA
3 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) MPLS
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) BGP
4 7 (53.85%) Migration
5 6 (46.15%) DSL
5 6 (46.15%) EIGRP
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) RIP
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) ADSL
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
5 6 (46.15%) Internet
5 6 (46.15%) xDSL
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) ATM
7 4 (30.77%) BC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (23.08%) Validation
8 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) SDH
9 2 (15.38%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) DNS

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) BGP
2 7 (53.85%) MPLS
2 7 (53.85%) OSPF
3 6 (46.15%) ADSL
3 6 (46.15%) DSL
3 6 (46.15%) EIGRP
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) RIP
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) xDSL
4 5 (38.46%) ATM
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) SDH
6 1 (7.69%) DMZ
6 1 (7.69%) Frame Relay
6 1 (7.69%) IGMP
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Provisioning Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Microwave Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Control Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) IPTV
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (7.69%) STB
2 1 (7.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNA
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) BC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (15.38%) CCDA
4 2 (15.38%) CCDP
5 1 (7.69%) APMP
5 1 (7.69%) CCIP
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (15.38%) Huawei
3 1 (7.69%) BT
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Virgin Media
3 1 (7.69%) VMware