The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 121 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing VRRP 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 0.76% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £425 £230 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.78% +31.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £283 £238
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +18.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £23.11
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +73.08%
VRRP
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
580 658 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.48% 26.01% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 280 204
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 21
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VRRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VRRP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VRRP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VRRP
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 VRRP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +1 5 £425 -
VRRP
South East

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
2 15 (88.24%) DNS
3 12 (70.59%) BGP
4 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
4 11 (64.71%) HSRP
5 10 (58.82%) IPsec
6 9 (52.94%) DHCP
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (47.06%) CCNP
8 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
8 7 (41.18%) 3G
8 7 (41.18%) Firewall
8 7 (41.18%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (41.18%) 4G
8 7 (41.18%) F5
9 6 (35.29%) High Availability
9 6 (35.29%) FortiGate
9 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (35.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 6 (35.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (35.29%) DDoS Mitigation
9 6 (35.29%) FWSM
9 6 (35.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 6 (35.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
9 6 (35.29%) ProxySG

VRRP
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 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
2 15 (88.24%) DNS
3 12 (70.59%) BGP
4 11 (64.71%) HSRP
4 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
5 10 (58.82%) IPsec
6 9 (52.94%) DHCP
7 7 (41.18%) 3G
7 7 (41.18%) 4G
7 7 (41.18%) Firewall
7 7 (41.18%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
8 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (35.29%) FWSM
8 6 (35.29%) HTTP
8 6 (35.29%) SMTP
8 6 (35.29%) VLAN
8 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) IP Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) IP Security Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Security Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IP Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) RAN Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) DDoS Mitigation
1 6 (35.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 6 (35.29%) High Availability
1 6 (35.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 6 (35.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (23.53%) Network Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCSA
3 6 (35.29%) CCSE
3 6 (35.29%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) VCP4
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.88%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
2 7 (41.18%) F5
3 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.76%) Nokia
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) VMware