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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK / England
Rank 568 573 530
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -43
Contract jobs citing RIP 5 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% 0.47% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 20
Median daily rate £334 £290 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.08% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.01% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
6290 6610 6847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.14% 14.44% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3873 3896 3923
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 339 386
Median hourly rate £26.23 £27.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +21.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
London +4 2 £355 +35.88%
West Midlands - 2 £313 - 4
South East +9 1 - - 1
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 15 (93.75%) Cisco
1 15 (93.75%) OSPF
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (81.25%) EIGRP
4 12 (75.00%) BGP
4 12 (75.00%) MPLS
5 11 (68.75%) CCNP
6 8 (50.00%) CCNA
6 8 (50.00%) LAN
6 8 (50.00%) 802.1X
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (37.50%) CCIE
7 6 (37.50%) 802.11
7 6 (37.50%) Firewall
7 6 (37.50%) Wireless
8 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
8 5 (31.25%) CCDP
8 5 (31.25%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) WAN
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 5 (31.25%) ADSL
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (31.25%) VLAN
8 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
9 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) IPsec
9 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
9 4 (25.00%) ATM

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:

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) OSPF
2 13 (81.25%) EIGRP
3 12 (75.00%) BGP
3 12 (75.00%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) 802.11
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) Wireless
6 5 (31.25%) ADSL
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) VLAN
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) ATM
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) IPsec
7 4 (25.00%) WLAN
8 3 (18.75%) SSH
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (18.75%) COM
3 2 (12.50%) RFC 2544
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) e-Health
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) FreeBSD
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Mandriva Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Control
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Network Design
1 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 2 (12.50%) Network Packet Capture
2 2 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) CCNA
4 6 (37.50%) CCIE
5 5 (31.25%) CCDP
6 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) CCDA
8 2 (12.50%) CISSP
8 2 (12.50%) CLAS
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
9 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (18.75%) Nessus
3 2 (12.50%) Endace
3 2 (12.50%) OpenView
4 1 (6.25%) Cacti
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco CME
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) BT
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) AirMagnet
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) NetQoS
6 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds