The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 604 583 561
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -22
Contract jobs citing RIP 21 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.056% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 14
Median daily rate £500 £353 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.84% -3.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £296 £300
% change year-on-year
- -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.57% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
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
7814 7525 6422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.61% 15.01% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4812 4262 3548
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 430 370
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +7 15 - - 5
London -22 4 £500 +41.84% 1
South West -7 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 3
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RIP 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 England region with a requirement for RIP.

1 39 (86.67%) OSPF
1 39 (86.67%) BGP
2 31 (68.89%) Cisco
3 30 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (57.78%) LAN
5 25 (55.56%) MPLS
6 24 (53.33%) CCNP
7 22 (48.89%) CCNA
8 19 (42.22%) EIGRP
9 18 (40.00%) F5
10 17 (37.78%) WAN
11 15 (33.33%) DNS
12 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
12 14 (31.11%) Juniper
13 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (24.44%) Firewall
14 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
15 10 (22.22%) SNMP
15 10 (22.22%) IPsec
15 10 (22.22%) HSRP
16 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (20.00%) Wireless
17 8 (17.78%) e-Health
17 8 (17.78%) BIG-IP
17 8 (17.78%) OpenView
17 8 (17.78%) HP
17 8 (17.78%) Cisco Prime
17 8 (17.78%) HTTP
17 8 (17.78%) L2TP
17 8 (17.78%) NetQoS

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (2.22%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (86.67%) BGP
1 39 (86.67%) OSPF
2 26 (57.78%) LAN
3 25 (55.56%) MPLS
4 19 (42.22%) EIGRP
5 17 (37.78%) WAN
6 15 (33.33%) DNS
7 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
8 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (24.44%) Firewall
10 10 (22.22%) HSRP
10 10 (22.22%) IPsec
10 10 (22.22%) SNMP
11 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (20.00%) Wireless
12 8 (17.78%) BIG-IP
12 8 (17.78%) HTTP
12 8 (17.78%) L2TP
13 6 (13.33%) SMTP
13 6 (13.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Back Office
4 2 (4.44%) Billing
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Support Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Network Support
4 11 (24.44%) Network Support Engineer
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco Support
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 9 (20.00%) IP Engineer
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 7 (15.56%) Security Engineer
9 6 (13.33%) IP Security Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) Developer
11 2 (4.44%) Print Operator
12 1 (2.22%) Android Developer
12 1 (2.22%) iOS Developer
12 1 (2.22%) Network Design Consultant
12 1 (2.22%) Network Technical Architect
12 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
1 8 (17.78%) e-Health
2 6 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.44%) DTV
3 2 (4.44%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.44%) IPTV
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) MPEG
3 2 (4.44%) Streaming Video
3 2 (4.44%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.22%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
1 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
1 7 (15.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 7 (15.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (13.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 6 (13.33%) High Availability
2 6 (13.33%) Network Architecture
3 2 (4.44%) Change Management
3 2 (4.44%) CRM
3 2 (4.44%) Migration
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (4.44%) Network Management
3 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.44%) Validation
3 2 (4.44%) Video Processing
4 1 (2.22%) Android Development
4 1 (2.22%) iOS Development
4 1 (2.22%) Low Latency
4 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
1 1 (2.22%) Java
1 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
1 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (53.33%) CCNP
3 22 (48.89%) CCNA
4 6 (13.33%) CCSA
4 6 (13.33%) CCSE
4 6 (13.33%) CISSP
5 5 (11.11%) Degree
6 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) CCDP
8 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.22%) CCENT
8 1 (2.22%) CCIP
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
1 7 (15.56%) ProxySG
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (17.78%) OpenView
2 7 (15.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 18 (40.00%) F5
3 14 (31.11%) Juniper
4 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
5 8 (17.78%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) NetQoS
6 7 (15.56%) Blue Coat
6 7 (15.56%) VMware
7 2 (4.44%) Adobe
7 2 (4.44%) Apple
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.22%) Progress
8 1 (2.22%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.22%) Tektronix