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 3 months to 26 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 73 63
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10  
Contract jobs citing Ethernet 1 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.68% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 2.39% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £475 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £363
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £27.70
% change year-on-year +6.87% +44.43%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 154 293 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 23.26% 28.53% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 160 75
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £52.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% +37.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 26 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ethernet.

1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) PPP
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
1 5 (71.43%) xDSL
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) DSL
2 4 (57.14%) L2TP
2 4 (57.14%) X.21
2 4 (57.14%) SNMP
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) IOS XR
5 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (14.29%) Junos

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) PPP
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) xDSL
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) DSL
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) L2TP
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) SNMP
2 4 (57.14%) X.21
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) IOS XR
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) ATM
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) Junos
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) APMP
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) HNC
5 1 (14.29%) SCSA
5 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) VMware