The table below looks at the statistics for Gigabit Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gigabit Ethernet over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank - 671 626
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 0 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.025% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Median daily rate - £393 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £393 £400
% change year-on-year
- -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
8234 7935 8579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.45% 13.71% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5029 4574 4741
Median daily rate £400 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 539 482
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Gigabit Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Gigabit Ethernet.

1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) PuTTY
3 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) ADSL
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) OCX
3 3 (42.86%) Telnet
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) ADSL
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) PuTTY
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) Telnet
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) H.323
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (14.29%) VRRP
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) OCX
2 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft