The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 151 191 200
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +9
Contract jobs citing RIP 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.17% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 1.27% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Median daily rate £500 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £230 £263
% change year-on-year
- -12.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
RIP
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
448 707 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.52% 13.03% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 525 507
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £248 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RIP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RIP across the City of London region.

RIP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RIP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the City of London region.

RIP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

RIP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RIP 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 City of London region with a requirement for RIP.

1 2 (66.67%) Graphic Design
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Junos
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Graphic Design
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper