The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP 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 VRRP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 118 134 110
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing VRRP 10 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.071% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 0.28% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate £470 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £175
% change year-on-year
+25.98% +81.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £27.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £25.72
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +60.38%
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
616 725 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.66% 25.67% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 312 237
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading - 7 £470 -
VRRP
South East

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (82.35%) DNS
3 12 (70.59%) BGP
3 12 (70.59%) HSRP
4 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
4 10 (58.82%) IPsec
5 9 (52.94%) DHCP
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (47.06%) CCNP
7 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
7 7 (41.18%) 3G
7 7 (41.18%) Firewall
7 7 (41.18%) VLAN
7 7 (41.18%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (41.18%) 4G
7 7 (41.18%) F5
8 6 (35.29%) VPN
9 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
9 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
9 5 (29.41%) HTTP
9 5 (29.41%) RIP
9 5 (29.41%) SNMP
9 5 (29.41%) XML
9 5 (29.41%) ATM
9 5 (29.41%) SDH
9 5 (29.41%) SMTP
9 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
9 5 (29.41%) CCSA
9 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VRRP 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 VRRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (82.35%) DNS
3 12 (70.59%) BGP
3 12 (70.59%) HSRP
4 10 (58.82%) IPsec
4 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
5 9 (52.94%) DHCP
6 7 (41.18%) 3G
6 7 (41.18%) 4G
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (41.18%) VLAN
7 6 (35.29%) VPN
8 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
8 5 (29.41%) HTTP
8 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
8 5 (29.41%) RIP
8 5 (29.41%) SDH
8 5 (29.41%) SMTP
8 5 (29.41%) SNMP
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 5 (29.41%) IP Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) IP Security Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) 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%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) RAN Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network 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%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IP Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) DDoS Mitigation
1 5 (29.41%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 5 (29.41%) High Availability
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%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) CCSA
3 5 (29.41%) CCSE
3 5 (29.41%) 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 5 (29.41%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.88%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
2 7 (41.18%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Nokia
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) VMware