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 30 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 118 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing VRRP 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.040% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£230 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.25
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
614 632 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.77% 25.29% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 211 198
Average daily rate £325 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 24
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 2015. 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
Newbury 0 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1
VRRP
South East

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SNMP
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) RIP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (60.00%) HSRP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) 3G
3 3 (60.00%) TACACS
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) CCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Billing
4 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (40.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (40.00%) CCSE
4 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SNMP
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (60.00%) HSRP
3 3 (60.00%) TACACS
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) 3G
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Broadband
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (40.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCSA
2 2 (40.00%) CCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (20.00%) Iperf
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat