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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 553 528 513
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Contract jobs citing RIP 26 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.052% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 5
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£345 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £216 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
London -9 15 £353 -11.87% 4
South East -9 8 £230 +6.97% 5
North West -19 2 - -
South West +10 1 - -
West Midlands -11 1 - -
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 62 (93.94%) Cisco
2 59 (89.39%) OSPF
3 47 (71.21%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (63.64%) LAN
5 40 (60.61%) BGP
6 39 (59.09%) CCNP
7 37 (56.06%) EIGRP
7 37 (56.06%) Firewall
8 35 (53.03%) Telecoms
8 35 (53.03%) WAN
9 34 (51.52%) VPN
10 33 (50.00%) CheckPoint
11 27 (40.91%) MPLS
12 24 (36.36%) CCNA
12 24 (36.36%) Juniper
12 24 (36.36%) TCP/IP
12 24 (36.36%) F5
13 21 (31.82%) IPsec
14 20 (30.30%) Internet
14 20 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (28.79%) VLAN
15 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
15 19 (28.79%) ITIL
16 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
16 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
17 17 (25.76%) Network Security
17 17 (25.76%) HSRP
17 17 (25.76%) Multicast
18 16 (24.24%) CISSP
19 15 (22.73%) SNMP

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.52%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 59 (89.39%) OSPF
2 42 (63.64%) LAN
3 40 (60.61%) BGP
4 37 (56.06%) EIGRP
4 37 (56.06%) Firewall
5 35 (53.03%) WAN
6 34 (51.52%) VPN
7 27 (40.91%) MPLS
8 24 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 21 (31.82%) IPsec
10 20 (30.30%) Internet
10 20 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (28.79%) VLAN
12 17 (25.76%) Network Security
12 17 (25.76%) HSRP
12 17 (25.76%) Multicast
13 15 (22.73%) SNMP
14 13 (19.70%) Wireless
14 13 (19.70%) VoIP
14 13 (19.70%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Ant
General
1 35 (53.03%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Billing
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 20 (30.30%) IP Engineer
3 15 (22.73%) Design Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Security Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Network Specialist
6 6 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) NOC Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Network Design Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Security Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Network Support
9 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Cisco Administrator
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.52%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) SecurID
2 7 (10.61%) IVR
3 2 (3.03%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.03%) IPTV
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.03%) NHS
3 2 (3.03%) MPEG
3 2 (3.03%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.03%) STB
3 2 (3.03%) DTV
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Linux
3 7 (10.61%) Windows 2000
3 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) UNIX
5 1 (1.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
2 12 (18.18%) Migration
3 11 (16.67%) Validation
4 9 (13.64%) eTOM
5 7 (10.61%) Network Design
5 7 (10.61%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.58%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (7.58%) Demand Forecasting
7 4 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.06%) Network Management
8 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.03%) Video Processing
8 2 (3.03%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.03%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (3.03%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (3.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) COBOL
1 1 (1.52%) JCL
1 1 (1.52%) REXX
1 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 47 (71.21%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (59.09%) CCNP
3 24 (36.36%) CCNA
4 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
5 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 16 (24.24%) CISSP
7 10 (15.15%) Degree
8 9 (13.64%) CCIE
9 8 (12.12%) BC Cleared
10 5 (7.58%) CCDP
11 4 (6.06%) CCSP
11 4 (6.06%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (4.55%) CCIP
13 2 (3.03%) CCSA
13 2 (3.03%) CCSE
14 1 (1.52%) JNCIP
14 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) TrustSec
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (7.58%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.52%) Iperf
5 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 62 (93.94%) Cisco
2 33 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 24 (36.36%) Juniper
3 24 (36.36%) F5
4 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 9 (13.64%) CA
6 9 (13.64%) Tufin
6 9 (13.64%) AlgoSec
7 5 (7.58%) Riverbed
8 4 (6.06%) Nokia
8 4 (6.06%) Radware
8 4 (6.06%) VMware
8 4 (6.06%) Redback
9 2 (3.03%) Tektronix
9 2 (3.03%) Adobe
9 2 (3.03%) Nortel
9 2 (3.03%) Apple
9 2 (3.03%) Cramer
9 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
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