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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 565 561 552
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 18 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.008% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.061% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £575 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% +127.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £400 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £575 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £27.25
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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
7522 6544 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.60% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3631 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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
West Midlands - 12 £500 -
London +17 4 £344 -40.21%
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Gigabit Ethernet
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Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (63.16%) Ethernet
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) SONET
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) Validation
2 6 (31.58%) VHDL
2 6 (31.58%) Automotive
2 6 (31.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (26.32%) Logistics
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) Internet
4 4 (21.05%) Nessus
4 4 (21.05%) Snort
4 4 (21.05%) Nmap
4 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (21.05%) HSRP
4 4 (21.05%) tcpdump
4 4 (21.05%) snoop
4 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
4 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (21.05%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) BGP
4 4 (21.05%) TACACS
4 4 (21.05%) SNMP
4 4 (21.05%) IPv6
4 4 (21.05%) CCIE
4 4 (21.05%) CCSP

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Ethernet
2 6 (31.58%) SONET
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (21.05%) HSRP
3 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (21.05%) tcpdump
3 4 (21.05%) snoop
3 4 (21.05%) OSPF
3 4 (21.05%) BGP
3 4 (21.05%) TACACS
3 4 (21.05%) SNMP
3 4 (21.05%) IPv6
3 4 (21.05%) Internet
4 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
5 2 (10.53%) ADSL
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
General
1 6 (31.58%) Automotive
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) FPGA Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Planner
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Director
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) VHDL
1 6 (31.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Validation
2 5 (26.32%) Logistics
3 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) CCIE
2 4 (21.05%) CCSP
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Snort
1 4 (21.05%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Lotus
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft