The table below looks at the statistics for Gigabit Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gigabit Ethernet over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 570 575 536
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -39
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.015% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Gigabit Ethernet
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7543 6674 6757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 12.99% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4197 3558 3462
Average daily rate £353 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 390 547
Average hourly rate £28.35 £20.00 £22.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.72% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Gigabit Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Gigabit Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in England

Gigabit Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet across the England region.

Gigabit Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in England

Gigabit Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Gigabit Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in England

Gigabit Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Gigabit Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in England

Gigabit Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 4 £525 +50.00%
South East - 3 £335 -
East of England - - - -
Gigabit Ethernet
UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Gigabit Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Gigabit Ethernet.

1 16 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
3 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
4 13 (81.25%) WLAN
4 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (81.25%) Wireless
4 13 (81.25%) MPLS
4 13 (81.25%) OSPF
4 13 (81.25%) BGP
4 13 (81.25%) VRRP
4 13 (81.25%) HSRP
4 13 (81.25%) Multicast
5 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (75.00%) Cisco
5 12 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (68.75%) CCIE
7 9 (56.25%) CCNP
7 9 (56.25%) CCIP
7 9 (56.25%) CCNA
7 9 (56.25%) VPN
7 9 (56.25%) SSL
7 9 (56.25%) EIGRP
7 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
7 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
7 9 (56.25%) PKI
7 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
7 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
7 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (56.25%) Unified Communications

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Gigabit Ethernet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Gigabit Ethernet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
3 14 (87.50%) TCP/IP
4 13 (81.25%) MPLS
4 13 (81.25%) OSPF
4 13 (81.25%) BGP
4 13 (81.25%) WLAN
4 13 (81.25%) VRRP
4 13 (81.25%) Wireless
4 13 (81.25%) HSRP
4 13 (81.25%) Multicast
5 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (56.25%) Unified Communications
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (56.25%) EIGRP
6 9 (56.25%) VPN
6 9 (56.25%) SSL
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) IPsec
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Eurex
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.25%) VHDL
3 1 (6.25%) Verilog
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
2 9 (56.25%) Validation
2 9 (56.25%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
4 4 (25.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCIE
3 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 9 (56.25%) CCIP
3 9 (56.25%) CCNA
3 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) CCDP
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Juniper
3 5 (31.25%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) SevOne