The table below looks at the statistics for Gigabit Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gigabit Ethernet over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 578 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£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 - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7445 6341 6980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.17% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4177 3362 3334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 371 626
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.66% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Gigabit Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Gigabit Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend

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

Gigabit Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Gigabit Ethernet Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England - 5 £325 - 2
South East - 3 £425 - 1
South West - 2 £318 -
Greenwich - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
London - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (76.47%) Ethernet
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (41.18%) HSRP
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (41.18%) CCIE
3 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) OSPF
3 7 (41.18%) BGP
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
5 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) WAN
6 4 (23.53%) SNMP
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) IPv6
6 4 (23.53%) CISSP
6 4 (23.53%) CCSP
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Automotive
6 4 (23.53%) Nessus
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 4 (23.53%) TACACS
6 4 (23.53%) Snort
6 4 (23.53%) Nmap

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Ethernet
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (41.18%) HSRP
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (41.18%) OSPF
3 7 (41.18%) BGP
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) SNMP
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) IPv6
5 4 (23.53%) Internet
5 4 (23.53%) TACACS
5 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (23.53%) tcpdump
5 4 (23.53%) snoop
5 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
6 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Planner
4 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) PKI
4 2 (11.76%) NHS
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
5 1 (5.88%) VHDL
5 1 (5.88%) Verilog
5 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCIE
1 7 (41.18%) CCNP
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) CISSP
3 4 (23.53%) CCSP
4 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) CCIP
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) CCDP
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Snort
1 4 (23.53%) Nmap
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nessus
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP