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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 147 117 143
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Contract jobs citing VRRP 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.094% 0.16% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 1.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
465 359 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.61% 14.79% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 141 259
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 43 75
Average hourly rate £25.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 VRRP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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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
Hertfordshire - 3 £413 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Xen
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (66.67%) lighttpd
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VRRP 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 VRRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) lighttpd
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet