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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gigabit Ethernet over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £363 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Gigabit Ethernet
England

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
262 310 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.41% 14.03% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 134 125
Average daily rate £375 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 45 13
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.38 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.89 £29.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

Gigabit Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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