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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 541 540 545
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing RIP 37 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.047% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 22
Average daily rate
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£365 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £331 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+56.89% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
7493 6619 8224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.55% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 3679 3812
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 381 636
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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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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 +12 18 £455 -
London +19 15 £365 -7.00% 4
North West - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 54 (84.38%) OSPF
2 53 (82.81%) Cisco
3 46 (71.88%) BGP
4 44 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (54.69%) EIGRP
6 34 (53.13%) CCNP
7 32 (50.00%) Firewall
8 31 (48.44%) WAN
9 30 (46.88%) Juniper
10 29 (45.31%) VPN
11 28 (43.75%) MPLS
12 24 (37.50%) LAN
13 23 (35.94%) CheckPoint
14 22 (34.38%) CCIE
15 19 (29.69%) IPsec
16 17 (26.56%) Network Design
17 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
17 16 (25.00%) CCNA
17 16 (25.00%) ITIL
17 16 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (21.88%) Network Management
18 14 (21.88%) Multicast
19 13 (20.31%) VLAN
19 13 (20.31%) Network Monitoring
19 13 (20.31%) VoIP
20 12 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
20 12 (18.75%) Network Security
20 12 (18.75%) HSRP
21 11 (17.19%) SNMP
21 11 (17.19%) Microsoft

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 54 (84.38%) OSPF
2 46 (71.88%) BGP
3 35 (54.69%) EIGRP
4 32 (50.00%) Firewall
5 31 (48.44%) WAN
6 29 (45.31%) VPN
7 28 (43.75%) MPLS
8 24 (37.50%) LAN
9 19 (29.69%) IPsec
10 16 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (21.88%) Multicast
12 13 (20.31%) VLAN
12 13 (20.31%) VoIP
13 12 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (18.75%) Network Security
13 12 (18.75%) HSRP
14 11 (17.19%) SNMP
15 10 (15.63%) Ethernet
16 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
16 9 (14.06%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Publishing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Design Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) IP Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 4 (6.25%) Consultant
4 4 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Network Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) SecurID
2 2 (3.13%) e-Health
3 1 (1.56%) NHS
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.56%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Network Design
2 16 (25.00%) ITIL
3 14 (21.88%) Network Management
4 13 (20.31%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (10.94%) eTOM
6 6 (9.38%) Low Latency
6 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.81%) Project Management
8 4 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (4.69%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (4.69%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (4.69%) Demand Forecasting
9 3 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.13%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.13%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (3.13%) Network Architecture
11 1 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.56%) High Availability
11 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (53.13%) CCNP
3 22 (34.38%) CCIE
4 16 (25.00%) CCNA
5 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
5 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
6 7 (10.94%) CCDP
6 7 (10.94%) CISSP
7 6 (9.38%) JNCIP
8 5 (7.81%) JNCIE
8 5 (7.81%) Degree
9 4 (6.25%) CCIP
10 3 (4.69%) CCSP
11 2 (3.13%) BC Cleared
11 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (3.13%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.56%) CCDA
12 1 (1.56%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) NFS
1 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.56%) OpenView
3 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) Cisco
2 30 (46.88%) Juniper
3 23 (35.94%) CheckPoint
4 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.06%) F5
6 6 (9.38%) VMware
7 5 (7.81%) Riverbed
7 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.25%) Tufin
8 4 (6.25%) HP
9 3 (4.69%) Nokia
9 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.69%) AlgoSec
10 2 (3.13%) IronPort
10 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.13%) Brocade
10 2 (3.13%) Nortel
10 2 (3.13%) Avaya
10 2 (3.13%) CA
11 1 (1.56%) NetApp
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