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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 191 189 214
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Contract jobs citing RIP 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.087% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 0.72% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£338 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
748 691 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 12.00% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 489 541
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £227 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

RIP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RIP 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 RIP.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) BGP
3 8 (80.00%) Multicast
4 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (60.00%) Juniper
6 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (50.00%) ITIL
6 5 (50.00%) CCNP
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (50.00%) HSRP
6 5 (50.00%) F5
6 5 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (50.00%) Banking
7 4 (40.00%) MPLS
8 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (30.00%) VoIP
8 3 (30.00%) WAN
8 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (30.00%) VLAN
8 3 (30.00%) Network Security
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
9 2 (20.00%) Windows
9 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
9 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (20.00%) Windows XP

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RIP 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 RIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) BGP
3 8 (80.00%) Multicast
4 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) HSRP
6 4 (40.00%) MPLS
7 3 (30.00%) VLAN
7 3 (30.00%) Network Security
7 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) IGRP
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (10.00%) IPsec
9 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
9 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) e-Health
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet