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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 410 418 394
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 4 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.016% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.13% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£344 £575 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.21% +187.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £575 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3076 3031 3571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.83% 12.12% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1905 1959 2113
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £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 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) TACACS
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (80.00%) Snort
2 4 (80.00%) Nmap
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (80.00%) snoop
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) Nessus
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) IPv6
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
2 4 (80.00%) CCSP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) PKI

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) TACACS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (80.00%) snoop
2 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) IPv6
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCIE
1 4 (80.00%) CCSP
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Snort
1 4 (80.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco