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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 195 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing RIP 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.059% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -34.61%
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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
738 777 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.08% 11.43% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 502 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £589 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £16.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% -25.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.89 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
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 19 December 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) OSPF
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (84.62%) BGP
3 11 (84.62%) EIGRP
4 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
4 10 (76.92%) CCNP
5 9 (69.23%) ITIL
5 9 (69.23%) LAN
5 9 (69.23%) Juniper
5 9 (69.23%) HSRP
5 9 (69.23%) Multicast
6 8 (61.54%) CCNA
7 7 (53.85%) Banking
8 6 (46.15%) Firewall
8 6 (46.15%) F5
9 4 (30.77%) WAN
9 4 (30.77%) CCIE
10 3 (23.08%) MPLS
10 3 (23.08%) VoIP
10 3 (23.08%) Finance
10 3 (23.08%) Network Security
10 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
11 2 (15.38%) SecurID
11 2 (15.38%) VLAN
11 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
11 2 (15.38%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (15.38%) e-Health
11 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
11 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) OSPF
2 11 (84.62%) BGP
2 11 (84.62%) EIGRP
3 9 (69.23%) LAN
3 9 (69.23%) HSRP
3 9 (69.23%) Multicast
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
7 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) TACACS
7 2 (15.38%) IPsec
8 1 (7.69%) SONET
8 1 (7.69%) DWDM
8 1 (7.69%) VPN
8 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) SecurID
1 2 (15.38%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
1 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) eTOM
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CCNP
3 8 (61.54%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) CCIE
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (15.38%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 9 (69.23%) Juniper
4 6 (46.15%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
6 2 (15.38%) CA
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft