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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 582 598 559
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -39
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.014% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
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
8225 7283 7453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.72% 12.92% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4508 3818 3701
Average daily rate £350 £360 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 416 589
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.24% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 2015.

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 14 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 17 April 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 10 £425 +21.42%
London +8 4 £525 +50.00%
South East - 3 £335 -
Greenwich - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (94.12%) Ethernet
2 15 (88.24%) LAN
2 15 (88.24%) WAN
3 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
4 13 (76.47%) WLAN
4 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (76.47%) MPLS
4 13 (76.47%) OSPF
4 13 (76.47%) BGP
4 13 (76.47%) VRRP
4 13 (76.47%) Wireless
4 13 (76.47%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (76.47%) HSRP
4 13 (76.47%) Multicast
5 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (70.59%) Cisco
6 11 (64.71%) CCIE
7 9 (52.94%) CCNP
7 9 (52.94%) CCIP
7 9 (52.94%) CCNA
7 9 (52.94%) VPN
7 9 (52.94%) SSL
7 9 (52.94%) EIGRP
7 9 (52.94%) Load Balancing
7 9 (52.94%) PKI
7 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
7 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
7 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (52.94%) Validation
7 9 (52.94%) Migration

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Ethernet
2 15 (88.24%) LAN
2 15 (88.24%) WAN
3 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
4 13 (76.47%) MPLS
4 13 (76.47%) OSPF
4 13 (76.47%) BGP
4 13 (76.47%) WLAN
4 13 (76.47%) VRRP
4 13 (76.47%) Wireless
4 13 (76.47%) HSRP
4 13 (76.47%) Multicast
5 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (52.94%) Unified Communications
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (52.94%) EIGRP
6 9 (52.94%) VPN
6 9 (52.94%) SSL
7 5 (29.41%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) IPsec
General
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Eurex
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) VHDL
3 1 (5.88%) Verilog
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (52.94%) Load Balancing
2 9 (52.94%) Validation
2 9 (52.94%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Low Latency
4 4 (23.53%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) Network Design
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) MODAF
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCIE
3 9 (52.94%) CCNP
3 9 (52.94%) CCIP
3 9 (52.94%) CCNA
3 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) CCDP
5 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) SevOne