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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 582 558 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.002% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.096% 0.015% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£318 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £490 -
% change year-on-year
-35.20% -
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
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
South East - 4 £425 - 2
South West - 3 £310 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
London - - - - 2
Gigabit Ethernet
UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) Ethernet
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (34.62%) Validation
4 8 (30.77%) Firewall
5 7 (26.92%) OSPF
5 7 (26.92%) BGP
5 7 (26.92%) VHDL
5 7 (26.92%) CCIE
5 7 (26.92%) CCNP
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (26.92%) HSRP
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 6 (23.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 6 (23.08%) VPN
6 6 (23.08%) Automotive
6 6 (23.08%) SONET
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) LAN
7 5 (19.23%) WAN
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
8 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
8 4 (15.38%) Open Source
8 4 (15.38%) tcpdump
8 4 (15.38%) snoop
8 4 (15.38%) Nessus
8 4 (15.38%) Snort

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Ethernet
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (30.77%) Firewall
4 7 (26.92%) OSPF
4 7 (26.92%) BGP
4 7 (26.92%) HSRP
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (23.08%) VPN
5 6 (23.08%) SONET
6 5 (19.23%) LAN
6 5 (19.23%) WAN
7 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
7 4 (15.38%) tcpdump
7 4 (15.38%) snoop
7 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (15.38%) SNMP
7 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 4 (15.38%) IPv6
7 4 (15.38%) TACACS
7 4 (15.38%) Internet
General
1 6 (23.08%) Automotive
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (15.38%) Finance
4 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) FPGA Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Planner
6 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Planner
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) VHDL
2 6 (23.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (15.38%) Open Source
5 3 (11.54%) PKI
6 2 (7.69%) NHS
7 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (3.85%) Verilog
7 1 (3.85%) PMI
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Validation
2 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 4 (15.38%) Logistics
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) People Management
5 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
2 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
2 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) CCIE
1 7 (26.92%) CCNP
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) CISSP
3 4 (15.38%) CCSP
4 3 (11.54%) CCIP
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) CCDP
4 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Snort
1 4 (15.38%) Nmap
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Nessus
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Lotus
2 3 (11.54%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) SAP