The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP 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 VRRP 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
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 196 190 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.069% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.25
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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%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VRRP
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 VRRP across the City of London region.

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VRRP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

VRRP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VRRP
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 VRRP across the City of London region.

VRRP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VRRP
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 VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) HSRP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 4 (50.00%) MPLS
5 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (37.50%) Juniper
6 3 (37.50%) IPsec
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (37.50%) Aruba
6 3 (37.50%) F5
7 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (25.00%) VLAN
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat

VRRP
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 VRRP 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 VRRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) HSRP
2 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) IPsec
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) DMZ
5 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 1 (12.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Snort
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView
1 2 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (25.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Aruba
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Websense
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Verint
5 1 (12.50%) CyberTech
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix