The first table below looks at the demand for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 116 127 137
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing RIP 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.082% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 0.31% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£459 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.81% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £293
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £21.00
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
635 652 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.28% 26.66% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 212 204
Average daily rate £335 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
RIP
South East

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RIP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RIP across the Berkshire region.

RIP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the Berkshire region.

RIP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

RIP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bracknell +10 2 - -
Reading - 2 £500 - 1
Slough - - - -
RIP
South East

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RIP 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 RIP.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) OSPF
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (73.33%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) CCNP
5 8 (53.33%) CCIE
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security
7 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
7 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) eTOM
7 6 (40.00%) BGP
7 6 (40.00%) Internet
7 6 (40.00%) MPLS
7 6 (40.00%) CISSP
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (33.33%) Juniper
9 4 (26.67%) CCNA
9 4 (26.67%) VLAN
9 4 (26.67%) Network Design
9 4 (26.67%) IPsec
9 4 (26.67%) F5
10 3 (20.00%) AlgoSec
10 3 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (20.00%) Tufin

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RIP 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 RIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) OSPF
2 11 (73.33%) VPN
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) Internet
4 6 (40.00%) MPLS
4 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (26.67%) IPsec
6 4 (26.67%) VLAN
7 3 (20.00%) xDSL
7 3 (20.00%) Frame Relay
7 3 (20.00%) DSL
7 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) ADSL
7 3 (20.00%) ATM
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) SDH
General
1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Design Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IP Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) eTOM
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) CCIE
4 6 (40.00%) CISSP
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 3 (20.00%) CCSP
6 3 (20.00%) CCIP
6 3 (20.00%) BC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) CCDP
7 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) AlgoSec
5 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (20.00%) Tufin
5 3 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (13.33%) Nokia
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Radware
7 1 (6.67%) Redback
7 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
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