The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 124 125 127
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing RIP 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.083% 0.040% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.28% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £338 - £285
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £268
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +40.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 -
RIP
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
358 361 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.83% 14.30% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 178 160
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £160 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 51
Average hourly rate £21.69 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.21% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RIP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

RIP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

RIP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

RIP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

RIP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 2 £338 -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing RIP 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 RIP.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) HP NNM
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) MRTG
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing RIP 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 RIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (33.33%) HP NNM
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Infovista