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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank - 596 -
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.010% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £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
7518 7523 6488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.85% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4420 4209 3417
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 426 385
Average hourly rate £27.66 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.46% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) OCX
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft