The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 553 526 545
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing RIP 27 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.12% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.78% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 10
Average daily rate £290 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £200 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £268
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +40.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 -
RIP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6857 6908 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 14.99% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 3910 3218
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 396 362
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
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 England

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in England

RIP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RIP Daily Rate Trend in England

RIP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIP across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

RIP Daily Rate Histogram in England

RIP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RIP Hourly Rate Trend in England

RIP
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
South East -25 9 £275 -31.25% 1
London -13 7 £375 +50.00% 5
Yorkshire - 7 £290 - 2
East of England +1 2 £338 -
East Midlands -7 1 £300 -
North West -17 1 - - 2
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 62 (96.88%) OSPF
2 54 (84.38%) BGP
3 50 (78.13%) Cisco
4 39 (60.94%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (57.81%) MPLS
6 35 (54.69%) Juniper
7 30 (46.88%) EIGRP
7 30 (46.88%) CCNA
7 30 (46.88%) LAN
8 25 (39.06%) CCNP
9 24 (37.50%) VPN
10 23 (35.94%) Firewall
11 20 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (29.69%) WAN
13 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
13 18 (28.13%) HSRP
13 18 (28.13%) F5
14 17 (26.56%) Spanning Tree
14 17 (26.56%) SNMP
15 16 (25.00%) Ethernet
15 16 (25.00%) Wireless
16 14 (21.88%) DNS
17 13 (20.31%) HP
17 13 (20.31%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (15.63%) VRRP
18 10 (15.63%) OpenView
18 10 (15.63%) CheckPoint
18 10 (15.63%) DHCP
19 9 (14.06%) Windows
19 9 (14.06%) CiscoWorks

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.25%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (96.88%) OSPF
2 54 (84.38%) BGP
3 37 (57.81%) MPLS
4 30 (46.88%) EIGRP
4 30 (46.88%) LAN
5 24 (37.50%) VPN
6 23 (35.94%) Firewall
7 20 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (29.69%) WAN
9 18 (28.13%) HSRP
9 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
10 17 (26.56%) SNMP
10 17 (26.56%) Spanning Tree
11 16 (25.00%) Ethernet
11 16 (25.00%) Wireless
12 14 (21.88%) DNS
13 13 (20.31%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (15.63%) DHCP
14 10 (15.63%) VRRP
15 9 (14.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Games
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Cisco Support
4 11 (17.19%) Network Support
5 10 (15.63%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) IP Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Network Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Juniper Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.81%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.50%) e-Health
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) DTV
3 5 (7.81%) Handset
3 5 (7.81%) IPTV
3 5 (7.81%) MPEG
3 5 (7.81%) Streaming Video
3 5 (7.81%) Video on Demand
4 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.69%) NHS
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.56%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Unix
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.69%) Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
1 7 (10.94%) Validation
2 6 (9.38%) Network Management
3 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity
3 5 (7.81%) High Availability
3 5 (7.81%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (7.81%) Video Processing
4 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.25%) Change Management
4 4 (6.25%) DRM
4 4 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (6.25%) Scrum
4 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.69%) Information Security
5 3 (4.69%) ITIL
5 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.69%) Test Strategy
5 3 (4.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C
2 1 (1.56%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 39 (60.94%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (46.88%) CCNA
3 25 (39.06%) CCNP
4 8 (12.50%) Degree
5 5 (7.81%) CCIE
6 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.69%) CISSP
7 3 (4.69%) JNCIE
8 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) HNC
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.56%) NFS
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.56%) vCloud
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) OpenView
2 9 (14.06%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (7.81%) Iperf
4 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.56%) HP NNM
5 1 (1.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.56%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 50 (78.13%) Cisco
2 35 (54.69%) Juniper
3 18 (28.13%) F5
4 13 (20.31%) HP
5 10 (15.63%) CheckPoint
6 8 (12.50%) NetQoS
7 7 (10.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 7 (10.94%) Aruba
8 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.81%) Adobe
9 5 (7.81%) Apple
9 5 (7.81%) Blue Coat
9 5 (7.81%) VMware
10 4 (6.25%) Tektronix
11 3 (4.69%) Citrix
11 3 (4.69%) Intel
11 3 (4.69%) IronPort
11 3 (4.69%) McAfee
11 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
11 3 (4.69%) Remedy
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 per week
Posted: 2 days ago