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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
UK
Rank 595 617 595
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.073% 0.014% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £200 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
6869 7404 7386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.56% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4162 4306 4176
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 373 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.66 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.92 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 5 £200 -
Suffolk - 2 £200 -
East of England - 2 £200 -
South West +11 1 £200 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
London - 1 £300 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £200 -

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) VRRP
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) IPv4
4 2 (40.00%) IPv6
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) SDH
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) SONET
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) VPLS
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Huawei
4 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (40.00%) Tellabs
5 1 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (20.00%) VXLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Fast Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) VRRP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) IPv4
4 2 (40.00%) IPv6
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) SDH
4 2 (40.00%) SONET
4 2 (40.00%) VPLS
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) ADSL
5 1 (20.00%) Broadband
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Network Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Huawei
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Tellabs
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) VMware