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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank - 575 -
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.011% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.072% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 -
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
6857 6908 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 14.99% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 3910 3218
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 396 362
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) OCX
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft