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 29 July 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
29 Jul 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 £290 £300 £366
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
38 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 31.93% 10.29% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 4
Median daily rate £363 £175 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%