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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 168 204 191
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -13
Contract jobs citing VRRP 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 1.05% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £500 £475 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +65.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
VRRP
London

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
528 759 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.45% 12.81% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 555 473
Median daily rate £470 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 21
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) HSRP
2 5 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Snort
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) HSRP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Packet Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCSA
4 1 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (16.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Snort
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (16.67%) Proventia
1 1 (16.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire