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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
London / City of London
Rank - - 189
Contract jobs citing RIP 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.01% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
392 332 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 10.80% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 230 487
Median daily rate £433 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +22.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) RFC 2544
1 1 (100.00%) Endace
1 1 (100.00%) Network Packet Capture

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 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) RFC 2544
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Network Packet Capture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Endace
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper