The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
England / East of England
Rank 123 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.094% 0.042% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £200 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
385 352 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.13% 14.93% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 173 198
Median daily rate £325 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 53
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing VRRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VRRP
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 VRRP across the East of England region.

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VRRP
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 VRRP across the East of England region.

VRRP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VRRP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 2 £200 -
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Tellabs
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) SONET
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SAN

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) SONET
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Tellabs
3 1 (33.33%) Clearswift
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VMware