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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VRRP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.098% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £385 - -
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
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
183 137 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.01% 13.94% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 73 53
Median daily rate £385 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £608 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

VRRP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 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