The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 199 - 229
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VRRP 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% - 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+22.08% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
707 801 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.09% 11.26% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 532 640
Average daily rate £395 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 40
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £38.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (75.00%) Snort
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) CCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (75.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (75.00%) F5