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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 180 - 200
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VRRP 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.098% - 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£463 - £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £475 £300
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.88 -
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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
682 657 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.32% 11.20% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 414 570
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.65 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 March 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 March 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 17 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
1 17 (100.00%) HSRP
2 16 (94.12%) BGP
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 15 (88.24%) VPN
4 14 (82.35%) EIGRP
5 13 (76.47%) PPP
5 13 (76.47%) SNMP
5 13 (76.47%) DMVPN
6 12 (70.59%) Perl
6 12 (70.59%) UNIX
6 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (70.59%) CCNP
6 12 (70.59%) Change Management
7 11 (64.71%) CCIE
8 10 (58.82%) TACACS
8 10 (58.82%) FlexPod
8 10 (58.82%) RANCID
8 10 (58.82%) OpenNMS
9 9 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (29.41%) DNS
10 5 (29.41%) DHCP
10 5 (29.41%) HTTP
11 4 (23.53%) Juniper
11 4 (23.53%) F5
11 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (23.53%) VLAN
12 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
1 17 (100.00%) HSRP
2 16 (94.12%) BGP
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
3 15 (88.24%) VPN
4 14 (82.35%) EIGRP
5 13 (76.47%) PPP
5 13 (76.47%) SNMP
5 13 (76.47%) DMVPN
6 10 (58.82%) TACACS
7 9 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) DHCP
8 5 (29.41%) HTTP
9 4 (23.53%) VLAN
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (17.65%) LAN
10 3 (17.65%) WAN
11 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Support Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Support
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) CCNP
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Snort
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) OpenNMS
1 10 (58.82%) RANCID
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
2 4 (23.53%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
4 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds