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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 597 586 552
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -34
Contract jobs citing RIP 11 31 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.061% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.43% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 34
Median daily rate £468 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £455 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £393 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.51% +42.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £31.35 £47.83 £37.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.46% +27.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £47.83 £36.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.62 £47.83 £37.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £38.92 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-44.10% +29.71%
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
6821 7193 7684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.91% 14.20% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4084 4286 4478
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 447 422
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 4 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIP across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

RIP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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
London -12 8 £469 +73.61%
South East +16 2 £375 - 5
North West - 1 £548 - 2
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 24 (92.31%) OSPF
2 22 (84.62%) BGP
3 21 (80.77%) Cisco
4 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (57.69%) MPLS
6 13 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 13 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (46.15%) CCNP
8 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
8 11 (42.31%) Firewall
9 10 (38.46%) VLAN
9 10 (38.46%) VPN
9 10 (38.46%) 802.1X
10 9 (34.62%) HSRP
10 9 (34.62%) LAN
11 8 (30.77%) CCNA
12 7 (26.92%) CCIE
13 6 (23.08%) Juniper
13 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
13 6 (23.08%) SNMP
13 6 (23.08%) WAN
13 6 (23.08%) Windows
13 6 (23.08%) Wireless
13 6 (23.08%) IPsec
13 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
14 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
14 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
14 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (19.23%) L2TP

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 2 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) OSPF
2 22 (84.62%) BGP
3 15 (57.69%) MPLS
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 11 (42.31%) Firewall
5 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
6 10 (38.46%) VLAN
6 10 (38.46%) VPN
7 9 (34.62%) HSRP
7 9 (34.62%) LAN
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (23.08%) IPsec
8 6 (23.08%) SNMP
8 6 (23.08%) WAN
8 6 (23.08%) Wireless
9 5 (19.23%) DHCP
9 5 (19.23%) DNS
9 5 (19.23%) L2TP
9 5 (19.23%) SSH
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Video On Demand Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IP Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) 802.1X
2 4 (15.38%) COM
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) RFC 2544
4 2 (7.69%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Digital TV
2 2 (7.69%) e-Health
2 2 (7.69%) IPTV
2 2 (7.69%) MPEG
2 2 (7.69%) Streaming Video
2 2 (7.69%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) FreeBSD
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Mandriva Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Change Control
1 3 (11.54%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
1 3 (11.54%) Network Design
1 3 (11.54%) Network Management
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.69%) DRM
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Network Packet Capture
2 2 (7.69%) Scrum
2 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (7.69%) Validation
2 2 (7.69%) Video Content Ingestion
2 2 (7.69%) Video Processing
3 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Release Management
3 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) CCNP
3 8 (30.77%) CCNA
4 7 (26.92%) CCIE
5 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) CISSP
8 2 (7.69%) CCDP
8 2 (7.69%) CLAS
8 2 (7.69%) Degree
9 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
9 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (3.85%) CCSA
9 1 (3.85%) CCSE
9 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (11.54%) Nessus
3 2 (7.69%) Endace
3 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
3 2 (7.69%) OpenView
4 1 (3.85%) Cacti
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco CME
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Juniper
3 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 3 (11.54%) BT
5 3 (11.54%) Intel Security
5 3 (11.54%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.69%) Adobe
6 2 (7.69%) Apple
6 2 (7.69%) NetQoS
6 2 (7.69%) Tektronix
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) Foundry
7 1 (3.85%) Nokia
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds