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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 557 563 508
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -55
Contract jobs citing RIP 26 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£370 £358 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% -22.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £209 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £573 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £215 £313
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -31.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
7512 6620 6770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.86% 13.16% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 3561 3488
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 £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 372 540
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 14 £425 +93.18% 9
London +4 10 £361 -11.34% 1
North West -18 2 - - 1
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (94.94%) Cisco
2 70 (88.61%) OSPF
3 57 (72.15%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (63.29%) Firewall
5 49 (62.03%) VPN
6 47 (59.49%) CCNP
6 47 (59.49%) CheckPoint
7 43 (54.43%) LAN
8 41 (51.90%) BGP
8 41 (51.90%) Telecoms
9 40 (50.63%) EIGRP
10 38 (48.10%) WAN
11 31 (39.24%) F5
12 29 (36.71%) Juniper
12 29 (36.71%) CCNA
13 28 (35.44%) IPsec
14 27 (34.18%) Security Cleared
14 27 (34.18%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (32.91%) TCP/IP
15 26 (32.91%) Internet
16 25 (31.65%) MPLS
16 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
16 25 (31.65%) SC Cleared
17 24 (30.38%) Network Security
17 24 (30.38%) VLAN
17 24 (30.38%) ITIL
18 23 (29.11%) CISSP
19 22 (27.85%) Risk Assessment
20 19 (24.05%) PCI DSS
21 17 (21.52%) Fortinet

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.53%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) CICS
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 70 (88.61%) OSPF
2 50 (63.29%) Firewall
3 49 (62.03%) VPN
4 43 (54.43%) LAN
5 41 (51.90%) BGP
6 40 (50.63%) EIGRP
7 38 (48.10%) WAN
8 28 (35.44%) IPsec
9 27 (34.18%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (32.91%) TCP/IP
10 26 (32.91%) Internet
11 25 (31.65%) MPLS
12 24 (30.38%) Network Security
12 24 (30.38%) VLAN
13 16 (20.25%) Wireless
13 16 (20.25%) SSL
14 15 (18.99%) Cisco PIX
15 14 (17.72%) HSRP
15 14 (17.72%) VoIP
15 14 (17.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) DB2
1 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Ant
General
1 41 (51.90%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.39%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Billing
4 2 (2.53%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Network Engineer
2 30 (37.97%) IP Engineer
3 26 (32.91%) Design Engineer
4 15 (18.99%) Security Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) IP Network Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Network Support
8 5 (6.33%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Network Specialist
8 5 (6.33%) Network Design Specialist
9 4 (5.06%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (5.06%) Security Specialist
10 2 (2.53%) Cisco Administrator
10 2 (2.53%) Firewall Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.27%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) ISPF
2 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) SecurID
2 7 (8.86%) IVR
3 3 (3.80%) NHS
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) IPTV
4 2 (2.53%) STB
4 2 (2.53%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.53%) MPEG
4 2 (2.53%) DTV
4 2 (2.53%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Windows
3 7 (8.86%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.86%) Windows 2000
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.80%) UNIX
5 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) ITIL
2 22 (27.85%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (18.99%) eTOM
4 13 (16.46%) Validation
4 13 (16.46%) Migration
5 11 (13.92%) Demand Forecasting
6 8 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (8.86%) Network Design
8 6 (7.59%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.33%) Network Management
10 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.80%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.53%) Network Architecture
11 2 (2.53%) Low Latency
11 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.53%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.53%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) REXX
1 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
1 1 (1.27%) JCL
1 1 (1.27%) C#
1 1 (1.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 57 (72.15%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (59.49%) CCNP
3 29 (36.71%) CCNA
4 27 (34.18%) Security Cleared
5 25 (31.65%) SC Cleared
6 23 (29.11%) CISSP
7 15 (18.99%) Degree
8 9 (11.39%) CCIE
8 9 (11.39%) BC Cleared
9 4 (5.06%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (5.06%) CCSP
9 4 (5.06%) CCDP
10 3 (3.80%) CCSA
10 3 (3.80%) CCIP
10 3 (3.80%) CCSE
11 2 (2.53%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (8.86%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (3.80%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 75 (94.94%) Cisco
2 47 (59.49%) CheckPoint
3 31 (39.24%) F5
4 29 (36.71%) Juniper
5 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
6 17 (21.52%) Fortinet
7 15 (18.99%) Tufin
7 15 (18.99%) AlgoSec
8 11 (13.92%) CA
9 7 (8.86%) Riverbed
10 5 (6.33%) VMware
11 4 (5.06%) Redback
11 4 (5.06%) Nokia
11 4 (5.06%) Radware
12 3 (3.80%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.53%) Tektronix
13 2 (2.53%) Apple
13 2 (2.53%) Adobe
13 2 (2.53%) Remedy
14 1 (1.27%) Cramer
Swindon
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago