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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 591 601 563
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -38
Contract jobs citing RIP 26 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.049% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.34% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 20
Median daily rate £500 £363 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +1.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £296 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.14% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 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
7753 7443 6623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.92% 14.66% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 4269 3590
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 438 372
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 +17 16 £288 +25.00% 3
South West +4 5 £350 -
London +5 4 £500 +25.00% 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 39 (86.67%) BGP
2 38 (84.44%) OSPF
3 28 (62.22%) Cisco
4 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (48.89%) MPLS
5 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
5 22 (48.89%) LAN
6 19 (42.22%) DNS
6 19 (42.22%) WAN
6 19 (42.22%) CCNP
7 16 (35.56%) CCNA
8 15 (33.33%) Firewall
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (33.33%) HSRP
9 13 (28.89%) F5
9 13 (28.89%) SNMP
10 12 (26.67%) VPN
10 12 (26.67%) Juniper
10 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
11 11 (24.44%) IPsec
12 10 (22.22%) L2TP
12 10 (22.22%) HTTP
13 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 9 (20.00%) Windows
13 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 9 (20.00%) VMware
14 8 (17.78%) BIG-IP
14 8 (17.78%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint

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 3 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (86.67%) BGP
2 38 (84.44%) OSPF
3 22 (48.89%) LAN
3 22 (48.89%) MPLS
3 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
4 19 (42.22%) DNS
4 19 (42.22%) WAN
5 15 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (33.33%) Firewall
5 15 (33.33%) HSRP
6 13 (28.89%) SNMP
7 12 (26.67%) VPN
8 11 (24.44%) IPsec
9 10 (22.22%) HTTP
9 10 (22.22%) L2TP
10 8 (17.78%) BIG-IP
10 8 (17.78%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (17.78%) EIGRP
10 8 (17.78%) FWSM
10 8 (17.78%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Games
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (4.44%) Back Office
5 2 (4.44%) Billing
6 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) IP Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Security Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) IP Security Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Network Support
4 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco Support
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) 802.1X
2 4 (8.89%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.22%) COM
3 1 (2.22%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (8.89%) DTV
3 4 (8.89%) IPTV
3 4 (8.89%) MPEG
3 4 (8.89%) Streaming Video
3 4 (8.89%) Video on Demand
4 3 (6.67%) e-Health
5 2 (4.44%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.22%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (2.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
1 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
1 8 (17.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 8 (17.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 7 (15.56%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (15.56%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 7 (15.56%) High Availability
2 7 (15.56%) Network Architecture
3 4 (8.89%) Validation
3 4 (8.89%) Video Processing
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.67%) DRM
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Scrum
4 3 (6.67%) Video Content Ingestion
5 2 (4.44%) CRM
5 2 (4.44%) Low Latency
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.44%) Network Management
5 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
1 1 (2.22%) Java
1 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
1 1 (2.22%) Perl
1 1 (2.22%) PHP
1 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (42.22%) CCNP
3 16 (35.56%) CCNA
4 7 (15.56%) CCSA
4 7 (15.56%) CCSE
4 7 (15.56%) CISSP
4 7 (15.56%) Degree
5 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) CCDP
7 2 (4.44%) CCIE
8 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.22%) CCENT
8 1 (2.22%) CCIP
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.67%) OpenView
3 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Cisco
2 13 (28.89%) F5
3 12 (26.67%) Juniper
4 9 (20.00%) VMware
5 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
6 7 (15.56%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.89%) Adobe
7 4 (8.89%) Apple
7 4 (8.89%) Palo Alto
8 3 (6.67%) HP
8 3 (6.67%) Intel Security
8 3 (6.67%) NetQoS
8 3 (6.67%) SonicWALL
8 3 (6.67%) Tektronix
9 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.22%) Citrix
10 1 (2.22%) Foundry
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.22%) Progress