Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Gigabit Ethernet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Gigabit Ethernet over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 860 871
Rank change year-on-year +24 +11 -55
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.076% 0.026% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
England median daily rate £388 £368 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% -6.37% +8.28%
10th Percentile £320 £342 £384
90th Percentile £465 £387 £401
UK median daily rate £388 £368 £393
% change year-on-year +5.44% -6.37% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Gigabit Ethernet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13108 15245 14762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.87% 15.49% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8035 9276 8644
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £221 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 766 959
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.67 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +10.57% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.58 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.59 £20.50
% change year-on-year -19.46% +15.07% +2.50%

Gigabit Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Gigabit Ethernet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Gigabit Ethernet in England

Gigabit Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Gigabit Ethernet in England

Gigabit Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Gigabit Ethernet in England

Gigabit Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Gigabit Ethernet in England

Gigabit Ethernet
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 9 £463 +23.33% 6
Midlands +28 1 £313 -
East Midlands - 1 £313 -
Gigabit Ethernet
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for Gigabit Ethernet.

1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (70.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (70.00%) Remedy
3 7 (70.00%) 3Com
3 7 (70.00%) Extreme Networks
4 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) Multicast
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) RIP
6 2 (20.00%) ATM
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) WEP
6 2 (20.00%) WPA
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
6 2 (20.00%) WPA2
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Network Management
7 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
7 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (10.00%) FCoE
7 1 (10.00%) F5

Gigabit Ethernet
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (70.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) Multicast
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) ATM
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) IPsec
5 2 (20.00%) RIP
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) WEP
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
5 2 (20.00%) WPA
5 2 (20.00%) WPA2
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Architect
2 8 (80.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) 3Com
2 7 (70.00%) Extreme Networks
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Aruba
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia
3 1 (10.00%) Riverbed