The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 114 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing RIP 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 0.81% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £288 £230 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -49.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £296 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.14% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
RIP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
548 618 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.38% 24.91% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 251 218
Median daily rate £365 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing RIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 4 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £288 -
RIP
South East

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RIP 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for RIP.

1 15 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (86.67%) OSPF
2 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (73.33%) SNMP
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco
4 10 (66.67%) CCNP
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (60.00%) DNS
5 9 (60.00%) HTTP
5 9 (60.00%) Firewall
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (53.33%) F5
6 8 (53.33%) FWSM
6 8 (53.33%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (53.33%) BIG-IP
6 8 (53.33%) SMTP
6 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (46.67%) CISSP
7 7 (46.67%) HTTPS
7 7 (46.67%) VRRP
7 7 (46.67%) CCSA
7 7 (46.67%) Blue Coat
7 7 (46.67%) ProxySG
7 7 (46.67%) CCSE
7 7 (46.67%) Wireshark
7 7 (46.67%) High Availability
7 7 (46.67%) FortiGate
7 7 (46.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (46.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (46.67%) DDoS Mitigation

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (86.67%) OSPF
2 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (73.33%) SNMP
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (60.00%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) HTTP
5 8 (53.33%) BIG-IP
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (53.33%) FWSM
5 8 (53.33%) SMTP
6 7 (46.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (46.67%) HTTPS
6 7 (46.67%) VRRP
6 7 (46.67%) Wireshark
7 6 (40.00%) MPLS
8 5 (33.33%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) DOCSIS
9 3 (20.00%) Telnet
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Games
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Billing
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) IP Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) IP Security Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Video On Demand Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IPTV Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (26.67%) Digital TV
2 4 (26.67%) IPTV
2 4 (26.67%) MPEG
2 4 (26.67%) Streaming Video
2 4 (26.67%) Video on Demand
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) DDoS Mitigation
1 7 (46.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 7 (46.67%) High Availability
1 7 (46.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 7 (46.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) Video Processing
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) DRM
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Video Content Ingestion
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCNP
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCSA
2 7 (46.67%) CCSE
2 7 (46.67%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) CCDP
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
2 8 (53.33%) F5
3 7 (46.67%) Blue Coat
4 4 (26.67%) Adobe
4 4 (26.67%) Apple
5 3 (20.00%) Tektronix
6 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Foundry
7 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto