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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 561 530 544
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs citing RIP 36 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.083% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.60% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 10
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£425 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+34.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.57% -
UK excluding London average 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
7272 6840 6387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.07% 13.85% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4237 3708 3381
Average daily rate £375 £362 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 393 451
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
London +1 21 £425 +6.25% 1
South East -17 11 £298 -34.61% 4
South West +3 3 - - 5
West Midlands -3 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £363 -
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 56 (93.33%) OSPF
2 54 (90.00%) Cisco
3 50 (83.33%) BGP
4 40 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (61.67%) MPLS
6 36 (60.00%) EIGRP
6 36 (60.00%) LAN
7 34 (56.67%) TCP/IP
8 30 (50.00%) WAN
9 26 (43.33%) Juniper
10 24 (40.00%) CCNP
11 23 (38.33%) VPN
11 23 (38.33%) Firewall
12 22 (36.67%) Telecoms
12 22 (36.67%) Multicast
13 21 (35.00%) CheckPoint
14 20 (33.33%) HSRP
15 19 (31.67%) CCNA
15 19 (31.67%) IPsec
16 17 (28.33%) VoIP
17 16 (26.67%) CCIE
18 14 (23.33%) SNMP
18 14 (23.33%) Windows
19 13 (21.67%) VLAN
20 12 (20.00%) Network Security
20 12 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
20 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
21 11 (18.33%) F5
22 10 (16.67%) Ethernet
23 9 (15.00%) DHCP

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 56 (93.33%) OSPF
2 50 (83.33%) BGP
3 37 (61.67%) MPLS
4 36 (60.00%) LAN
4 36 (60.00%) EIGRP
5 34 (56.67%) TCP/IP
6 30 (50.00%) WAN
7 23 (38.33%) VPN
7 23 (38.33%) Firewall
8 22 (36.67%) Multicast
9 20 (33.33%) HSRP
10 19 (31.67%) IPsec
11 17 (28.33%) VoIP
12 14 (23.33%) SNMP
13 13 (21.67%) VLAN
14 12 (20.00%) Network Security
14 12 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
15 10 (16.67%) Ethernet
16 9 (15.00%) DHCP
16 9 (15.00%) IGRP
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 22 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Finance
4 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Games
5 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (51.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) IP Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Network Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Cisco Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) IVR
3 3 (5.00%) e-Health
3 3 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.33%) IPTV
4 2 (3.33%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.33%) STB
4 2 (3.33%) MPEG
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) DTV
4 2 (3.33%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.67%) SecurID
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows 2000
3 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.67%) UNIX
5 2 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) ITIL
1 9 (15.00%) Migration
2 7 (11.67%) Network Design
3 5 (8.33%) Project Management
4 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.67%) Low Latency
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.00%) CRM
6 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.33%) DRM
6 2 (3.33%) Validation
6 2 (3.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (3.33%) Video Processing
6 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.33%) Network Management
6 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.33%) Scrum
6 2 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (40.00%) CCNP
3 19 (31.67%) CCNA
4 16 (26.67%) CCIE
5 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.00%) Degree
7 5 (8.33%) CCDP
7 5 (8.33%) BC Cleared
8 4 (6.67%) CISSP
9 3 (5.00%) CCSE
9 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.33%) CCSA
10 2 (3.33%) CCSP
11 1 (1.67%) CCIP
11 1 (1.67%) CCDA
11 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.67%) Iperf
6 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 54 (90.00%) Cisco
2 26 (43.33%) Juniper
3 21 (35.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (18.33%) F5
5 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 5 (8.33%) VMware
8 4 (6.67%) CA
9 3 (5.00%) Nortel
9 3 (5.00%) Radware
10 2 (3.33%) BT
10 2 (3.33%) Cramer
10 2 (3.33%) Redback
10 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.33%) Huawei
10 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.33%) Tektronix
10 2 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (3.33%) Adobe
10 2 (3.33%) Ericsson
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