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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 185 201 195
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing VRRP 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.015% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 0.13% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £406 £323
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
725 769 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.97% 11.56% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 491 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.20 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) OSPF
1 24 (100.00%) BGP
1 24 (100.00%) HSRP
2 23 (95.83%) Firewall
2 23 (95.83%) TCP/IP
2 23 (95.83%) VPN
3 19 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (75.00%) CCNP
5 17 (70.83%) PPP
5 17 (70.83%) SNMP
5 17 (70.83%) EIGRP
5 17 (70.83%) DMVPN
6 16 (66.67%) Change Management
6 16 (66.67%) CCIE
7 15 (62.50%) Perl
7 15 (62.50%) UNIX
8 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (50.00%) TACACS
9 12 (50.00%) OpenNMS
9 12 (50.00%) FlexPod
9 12 (50.00%) RANCID
10 7 (29.17%) WAN
10 7 (29.17%) VLAN
11 6 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (25.00%) F5
11 6 (25.00%) LAN
11 6 (25.00%) Juniper
11 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
12 5 (20.83%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) OSPF
1 24 (100.00%) BGP
1 24 (100.00%) HSRP
2 23 (95.83%) Firewall
2 23 (95.83%) TCP/IP
2 23 (95.83%) VPN
3 17 (70.83%) DMVPN
3 17 (70.83%) EIGRP
3 17 (70.83%) PPP
3 17 (70.83%) SNMP
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (50.00%) TACACS
6 7 (29.17%) WAN
6 7 (29.17%) VLAN
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) Network Security
8 5 (20.83%) DNS
8 5 (20.83%) DHCP
8 5 (20.83%) HTTP
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Support Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco Support
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (75.00%) CCNP
3 16 (66.67%) CCIE
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) OpenNMS
1 12 (50.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Juniper
2 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (25.00%) F5
3 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
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