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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 600 579 583
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing RIP 21 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.041% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 11
Median daily rate £475 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £331 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £225
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.57% +33.33%
UK excluding London median 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
7703 7655 6793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.11% 15.11% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4228 3640
Median daily rate £390 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 415 380
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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
South East +2 14 - - 5
London -28 5 £475 +28.37% 1
North West -6 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 42 (87.50%) OSPF
2 41 (85.42%) BGP
3 34 (70.83%) Cisco
4 30 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (58.33%) MPLS
6 24 (50.00%) CCNP
6 24 (50.00%) LAN
7 22 (45.83%) EIGRP
8 21 (43.75%) CCNA
9 20 (41.67%) F5
10 18 (37.50%) Juniper
11 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
11 15 (31.25%) WAN
11 15 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (29.17%) DNS
13 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
13 13 (27.08%) Firewall
14 11 (22.92%) SNMP
15 10 (20.83%) HP
15 10 (20.83%) Wireless
15 10 (20.83%) HSRP
16 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (18.75%) IPsec
16 9 (18.75%) OpenView
16 9 (18.75%) VPN
17 8 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
17 8 (16.67%) HTTP
17 8 (16.67%) e-Health
17 8 (16.67%) BIG-IP
17 8 (16.67%) Telecoms

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 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (87.50%) OSPF
2 41 (85.42%) BGP
3 28 (58.33%) MPLS
4 24 (50.00%) LAN
5 22 (45.83%) EIGRP
6 15 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 15 (31.25%) WAN
7 14 (29.17%) DNS
8 13 (27.08%) Firewall
9 11 (22.92%) SNMP
10 10 (20.83%) HSRP
10 10 (20.83%) Wireless
11 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (18.75%) IPsec
11 9 (18.75%) VPN
12 8 (16.67%) BIG-IP
12 8 (16.67%) HTTP
13 7 (14.58%) L2TP
14 6 (12.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Back Office
3 2 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Network Support
2 13 (27.08%) Support Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco Support
3 11 (22.92%) Network Support Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) IP Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 7 (14.58%) Security Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) IP Security Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Print Operator
10 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Tester
11 1 (2.08%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 8 (16.67%) e-Health
2 5 (10.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.25%) DTV
3 3 (6.25%) IPTV
3 3 (6.25%) MPEG
3 3 (6.25%) Streaming Video
3 3 (6.25%) Video on Demand
4 2 (4.17%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.08%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) CatOS
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) High Availability
2 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.42%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (10.42%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 5 (10.42%) Network Architecture
4 4 (8.33%) Validation
5 3 (6.25%) Change Management
5 3 (6.25%) Network Management
5 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.25%) Video Processing
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) DRM
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.08%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
1 1 (2.08%) Java
1 1 (2.08%) Lisp
1 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
1 1 (2.08%) PHP
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (50.00%) CCNP
3 21 (43.75%) CCNA
4 5 (10.42%) CCSA
4 5 (10.42%) CCSE
4 5 (10.42%) CISSP
5 4 (8.33%) Degree
5 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.08%) CCDP
6 1 (2.08%) CCENT
6 1 (2.08%) CCIE
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.08%) NFS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.08%) vCloud
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) OpenView
2 8 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (12.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.08%) HP NNM
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.08%) TrustSec
4 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (70.83%) Cisco
2 20 (41.67%) F5
3 18 (37.50%) Juniper
4 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
5 10 (20.83%) HP
6 8 (16.67%) NetQoS
7 7 (14.58%) VMware
8 6 (12.50%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.25%) Adobe
9 3 (6.25%) Apple
9 3 (6.25%) Citrix
10 2 (4.17%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.17%) Tektronix
11 1 (2.08%) Brocade
11 1 (2.08%) Dell
11 1 (2.08%) EMC
11 1 (2.08%) IBM
11 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
11 1 (2.08%) Riverbed
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Rate: £47.83 per hour
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