Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 15 January 2019 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
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 867 865
Contract jobs citing Gigabit Ethernet 0 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.082% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median daily rate - £463 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +131.25% -49.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,744 13,339 14,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.82% 13.42% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,651 8,258 8,751
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £200 £181 £213
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 617 674 737
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% -16.89% +2.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.47
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -15.56% +7.14%

Gigabit Ethernet
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Gigabit Ethernet in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Gigabit Ethernet in the UK

Gigabit Ethernet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Gigabit Ethernet in the UK