The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 31.50% 10.14% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 4
Median daily rate £363 £175 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%