The table below looks at the statistics for Gigabit Ethernet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gigabit Ethernet over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank - 125 116
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.040% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.33% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - £393 £400
% change year-on-year
- -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50
Gigabit Ethernet
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
478 301 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.77% 11.93% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 149 227
Median daily rate £375 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £236 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

Gigabit Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Gigabit Ethernet
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet across the West Midlands region.

Gigabit Ethernet Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands