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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 592 - 581
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 20 0 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% - 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 10
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£363 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.00

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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Gigabit Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 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 19 September 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
England - 19 £363 - 6
West Midlands - 12 £500 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £500 -
London - 4 £344 - 1
South East - 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
East of England - - - -

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (63.64%) Ethernet
2 7 (31.82%) Automotive
3 6 (27.27%) Validation
3 6 (27.27%) VHDL
3 6 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) SONET
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) Logistics
5 4 (18.18%) Nessus
5 4 (18.18%) Snort
5 4 (18.18%) Nmap
5 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) TACACS
5 4 (18.18%) SNMP
5 4 (18.18%) IPv6
5 4 (18.18%) CCIE
5 4 (18.18%) CCSP
5 4 (18.18%) CCNP
5 4 (18.18%) CISSP
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (18.18%) tcpdump
5 4 (18.18%) snoop

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Ethernet
2 6 (27.27%) SONET
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 4 (18.18%) Internet
3 4 (18.18%) OSPF
3 4 (18.18%) BGP
3 4 (18.18%) TACACS
3 4 (18.18%) SNMP
3 4 (18.18%) IPv6
3 4 (18.18%) tcpdump
3 4 (18.18%) snoop
3 4 (18.18%) HSRP
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.09%) ADSL
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) LTE
General
1 7 (31.82%) Automotive
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) FPGA Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Circuiting Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
4 1 (4.55%) PMO Lead
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planner
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Planner
4 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Director
4 1 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) VHDL
1 6 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Validation
1 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 5 (22.73%) Logistics
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) People Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) CCIE
2 4 (18.18%) CCSP
2 4 (18.18%) CCNP
2 4 (18.18%) CISSP
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Snort
1 4 (18.18%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) BT
3 1 (4.55%) NEC
3 1 (4.55%) NetCracker
3 1 (4.55%) Huawei
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago