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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 21 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
London / City of London
Rank - 148 185
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.064% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.58% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
359 345 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.17% 10.99% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 241 508
Median daily rate £425 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +59.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VRRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Arista
2 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (75.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Aruba
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows

VRRP
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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCIE
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Arista
2 3 (75.00%) Aruba
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint