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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 501 505 490
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing RIP 55 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.056% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 10
Average daily rate
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£250 £308 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% -15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
6788 6019 6537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.53% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3869 3256 3192
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 371 607
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.37 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
South East +6 35 £400 - 6
London +8 15 £250 -28.57% 5
West Midlands +1 2 £155 +3.33%
East of England -5 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 95 (95.00%) Cisco
2 86 (86.00%) OSPF
3 74 (74.00%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (66.00%) Firewall
5 62 (62.00%) BGP
6 57 (57.00%) CheckPoint
6 57 (57.00%) VPN
7 56 (56.00%) CCNP
8 52 (52.00%) LAN
9 51 (51.00%) EIGRP
10 50 (50.00%) Juniper
11 47 (47.00%) WAN
12 44 (44.00%) F5
13 40 (40.00%) CCNA
14 36 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
15 33 (33.00%) Telecoms
16 30 (30.00%) IPsec
16 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
17 29 (29.00%) ITIL
17 29 (29.00%) Security Cleared
18 28 (28.00%) Wireless
19 27 (27.00%) Network Security
19 27 (27.00%) SC Cleared
20 26 (26.00%) Internet
21 25 (25.00%) MPLS
21 25 (25.00%) TCP/IP
22 22 (22.00%) Multicast
23 21 (21.00%) Network Monitoring
23 21 (21.00%) VLAN
23 21 (21.00%) Risk Assessment

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.00%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (86.00%) OSPF
2 66 (66.00%) Firewall
3 62 (62.00%) BGP
4 57 (57.00%) VPN
5 52 (52.00%) LAN
6 51 (51.00%) EIGRP
7 47 (47.00%) WAN
8 36 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (30.00%) IPsec
10 28 (28.00%) Wireless
11 27 (27.00%) Network Security
12 26 (26.00%) Internet
13 25 (25.00%) MPLS
13 25 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 22 (22.00%) Multicast
15 21 (21.00%) VLAN
16 18 (18.00%) Cisco PIX
17 17 (17.00%) SSL
18 16 (16.00%) HSRP
19 15 (15.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.00%) DB2
2 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Ant
1 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (33.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.00%) Banking
3 11 (11.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Back Office
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (54.00%) Network Engineer
2 33 (33.00%) IP Engineer
3 28 (28.00%) Design Engineer
4 15 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Network Support
7 7 (7.00%) IP Network Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Security Specialist
9 4 (4.00%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.00%) Network Design Specialist
9 4 (4.00%) Network Security Specialist
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
1 3 (3.00%) MSMQ
1 3 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) SecurID
2 4 (4.00%) e-Health
2 4 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Linux
2 11 (11.00%) Windows
3 6 (6.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) ITIL
2 21 (21.00%) Risk Assessment
2 21 (21.00%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (15.00%) eTOM
4 12 (12.00%) Network Management
4 12 (12.00%) Migration
5 11 (11.00%) Validation
5 11 (11.00%) Network Design
5 11 (11.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 11 (11.00%) Low Latency
6 6 (6.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.00%) Time Management
8 4 (4.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (4.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.00%) TDD
9 3 (3.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 2 (2.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) C#
2 1 (1.00%) COBOL
2 1 (1.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (1.00%) REXX
2 1 (1.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 74 (74.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (56.00%) CCNP
3 40 (40.00%) CCNA
4 29 (29.00%) Security Cleared
5 27 (27.00%) SC Cleared
6 19 (19.00%) CISSP
7 16 (16.00%) Degree
8 15 (15.00%) CCIE
9 8 (8.00%) BC Cleared
10 3 (3.00%) CCIP
11 2 (2.00%) CCSP
11 2 (2.00%) CCDP
11 2 (2.00%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.00%) CCSA
12 1 (1.00%) CCSE
12 1 (1.00%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (3.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.00%) OpenView
3 1 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 95 (95.00%) Cisco
2 57 (57.00%) CheckPoint
3 50 (50.00%) Juniper
4 44 (44.00%) F5
5 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (17.00%) CA
6 17 (17.00%) Fortinet
7 15 (15.00%) Riverbed
7 15 (15.00%) Tufin
7 15 (15.00%) AlgoSec
8 10 (10.00%) VMware
9 7 (7.00%) Nortel
10 5 (5.00%) HP
11 4 (4.00%) Nokia
11 4 (4.00%) Redback
11 4 (4.00%) Radware
11 4 (4.00%) BT
12 3 (3.00%) ProCurve
12 3 (3.00%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.00%) Brocade
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