The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
- -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
VRRP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 126 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.22% 11.80% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 78 70
Median daily rate £413 £413 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 18
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.33 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -13.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

VRRP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper