The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - 99 97
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.17% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.43% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £175
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +71.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £25.72
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +60.38%
VRRP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
167 210 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.31% 12.03% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 106 50
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £223 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 26
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £24.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VRRP across the East Midlands region.

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VRRP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the East Midlands region.

VRRP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands