Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 15 October 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 80 87
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 +8
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 12 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.83% 0.40% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 1.87% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Reading median daily rate - £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +204.35%
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -9.72% +2.86% +67.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +144.44% - -22.86%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 278 267 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.32% 21.26% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 134 164
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £190 £263 £252
90th Percentile £538 £560 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 13
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £19.33 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.47% -1.43% +12.06%
10th Percentile £15.80 £14.61 £11.85
90th Percentile £41.75 £47.50 £38.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +40.74% - -41.94%

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Ethernet in Reading

Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethernet in Reading

Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ethernet in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (50.00%) Network Management
3 5 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
4 4 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (33.33%) Microservices
4 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Docker
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) LTE
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control

Ethernet
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) MPLS
1 5 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (8.33%) 2G
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) 4G
3 1 (8.33%) Broadband
3 1 (8.33%) DWDM
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) IPv4
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) SNMP
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) OSS Architect
2 4 (33.33%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) BSS Architect
4 1 (8.33%) BSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) REST
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
1 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Management
2 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Microservices
3 4 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) B2B
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 3 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) Ciena
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Cramer
3 1 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (8.33%) Huawei
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel
3 1 (8.33%) NEC
3 1 (8.33%) NetCracker
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds