The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP 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 VRRP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 570 558 557
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing VRRP 32 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.070% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.47% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 4
Average daily rate £425 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £298 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £319 £438
% change year-on-year
+21.56% -27.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
VRRP
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
6854 7032 6001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 14.99% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4088 3973 3220
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 404 361
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in England

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VRRP across the England region.

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in England

VRRP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VRRP across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

VRRP Daily Rate Histogram in England

VRRP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the England region.

VRRP Hourly Rate Trend in England

VRRP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VRRP across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

VRRP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VRRP
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 VRRP within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
London +14 15 £500 +66.66% 3
South East +7 10 £393 +8.27% 3
Yorkshire -11 5 £400 +28.00%
South West +4 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £375 - 2
VRRP
UK

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 72 (91.14%) HSRP
2 68 (86.08%) Cisco
3 67 (84.81%) OSPF
4 62 (78.48%) Firewall
5 58 (73.42%) BGP
6 49 (62.03%) VPN
7 47 (59.49%) Juniper
8 45 (56.96%) F5
9 44 (55.70%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (46.84%) TCP/IP
10 37 (46.84%) Spanning Tree
11 36 (45.57%) CheckPoint
12 35 (44.30%) VLAN
13 34 (43.04%) LAN
14 30 (37.97%) WAN
15 28 (35.44%) MPLS
15 28 (35.44%) IPsec
16 26 (32.91%) CCNP
16 26 (32.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (31.65%) DNS
18 24 (30.38%) EIGRP
19 23 (29.11%) DHCP
19 23 (29.11%) Cisco IOS
20 22 (27.85%) Finance
21 21 (26.58%) Linux
21 21 (26.58%) CCIE
21 21 (26.58%) Blue Coat
22 20 (25.32%) Ethernet
23 19 (24.05%) SNMP
24 18 (22.78%) Sourcefire

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VRRP 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 VRRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.53%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (91.14%) HSRP
2 67 (84.81%) OSPF
3 62 (78.48%) Firewall
4 58 (73.42%) BGP
5 49 (62.03%) VPN
6 37 (46.84%) Spanning Tree
6 37 (46.84%) TCP/IP
7 35 (44.30%) VLAN
8 34 (43.04%) LAN
9 30 (37.97%) WAN
10 28 (35.44%) IPsec
10 28 (35.44%) MPLS
11 26 (32.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (31.65%) DNS
13 24 (30.38%) EIGRP
14 23 (29.11%) Cisco IOS
14 23 (29.11%) DHCP
15 20 (25.32%) Ethernet
16 19 (24.05%) SNMP
17 18 (22.78%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Informix
1 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.53%) MySQL
1 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.53%) Redis
1 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) GIS
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.53%) Hudson
1 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
1 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (2.53%) Subversion
2 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Banking
2 10 (12.66%) Spanish Language
2 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Games
5 2 (2.53%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.27%) French Language
6 1 (1.27%) German Language
6 1 (1.27%) Local Government
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (46.84%) Network Engineer
2 18 (22.78%) Security Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Design Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Security Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Network Support
8 5 (6.33%) Architect
8 5 (6.33%) IP Design Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) IP Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Juniper Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Transmission Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Implementation Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.33%) XML
3 2 (2.53%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.53%) Middleware
3 2 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Clustering
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) PKI
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.27%) Life Science
6 1 (1.27%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) SecurID
6 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Linux
2 17 (21.52%) Windows
3 12 (15.19%) Unix
4 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) CatOS
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Load Balancing
2 12 (15.19%) Network Design
3 10 (12.66%) High Availability
3 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.39%) Change Management
5 8 (10.13%) Low Latency
5 8 (10.13%) Network Architecture
5 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.86%) ITIL
6 7 (8.86%) Network Management
6 7 (8.86%) Security Architecture
7 5 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.33%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.06%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.06%) Information Security
8 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.06%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.80%) Perl
2 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.53%) Python
3 2 (2.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (55.70%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (32.91%) CCNP
3 21 (26.58%) CCIE
4 17 (21.52%) CCSE
5 15 (18.99%) CISSP
6 14 (17.72%) Degree
7 12 (15.19%) CCNA
8 5 (6.33%) CCENT
9 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.80%) CCDP
10 3 (3.80%) CCSA
10 3 (3.80%) CCSP
10 3 (3.80%) JNCIE
11 2 (2.53%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.27%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.27%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) Snort
2 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.59%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.53%) BIND 9
4 2 (2.53%) Docker
4 2 (2.53%) pfSense
4 2 (2.53%) Samba
4 2 (2.53%) vCloud
4 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) Proventia
2 5 (6.33%) Cacti
3 4 (5.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.80%) Graphite
4 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.80%) Iperf
4 3 (3.80%) Nagios
4 3 (3.80%) Opsview
5 2 (2.53%) Ansible
5 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.53%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (2.53%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.27%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 68 (86.08%) Cisco
2 47 (59.49%) Juniper
3 45 (56.96%) F5
4 36 (45.57%) CheckPoint
5 21 (26.58%) Blue Coat
6 18 (22.78%) Sourcefire
7 14 (17.72%) Palo Alto
8 12 (15.19%) Aruba
8 12 (15.19%) VMware
9 9 (11.39%) HP
10 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.13%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (3.80%) Brocade
12 3 (3.80%) Huawei
12 3 (3.80%) Intel
12 3 (3.80%) IronPort
12 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.80%) Remedy
12 3 (3.80%) Riverbed
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