The table below looks at the statistics for Gigabit Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gigabit Ethernet over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 407 402 375
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.004% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.036% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Average daily rate
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£525 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £350 £575
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
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2967 2746 2977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.19% 11.94% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1899 1826 1841
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 82 131
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

Gigabit Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Gigabit Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in London

Gigabit Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Gigabit Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in London

Gigabit Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Gigabit Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in London

Gigabit Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Gigabit Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in London

Gigabit Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 6 May 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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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
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Gigabit Ethernet
England

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) IGMP
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) GLBP
1 4 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (100.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
1 4 (100.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) SevOne
2 3 (75.00%) IOS XR
2 3 (75.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) WAAS
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Finance

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) IGMP
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) GLBP
1 4 (100.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) IOS XR
2 3 (75.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) WAAS
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Eurex
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (100.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) SevOne