The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £318 £175
% change year-on-year
+25.98% +81.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £25.72
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +60.38%
VRRP
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 35.56% 27.72% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 2
Median daily rate £525 £215 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.18% -33.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%