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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
Rank 102 - 106
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 12 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.77% - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £27.25
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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
433 312 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.11% 14.81% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 151 142
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.95 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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

Gigabit Ethernet
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Gigabit Ethernet Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Gigabit Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Warwickshire - 6 £500 -
Gigabit Ethernet
England

Gigabit Ethernet
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
1 6 (46.15%) SONET
1 6 (46.15%) Automotive
1 6 (46.15%) Validation
1 6 (46.15%) VHDL
1 6 (46.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (38.46%) Logistics
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Lotus
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) PMI
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MS Project
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement

Gigabit Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
1 6 (46.15%) SONET
General
1 6 (46.15%) Automotive
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) FPGA Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planner
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Planner
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Director
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) VHDL
1 6 (46.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Validation
2 5 (38.46%) Logistics
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft