The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 572 573 577
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing VRRP 34 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.081% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.57% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 21
Median daily rate £475 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £244 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
6799 7208 7523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.28% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4117 4285 4379
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 440 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VRRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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
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 VRRP within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
London +18 26 £475 - 3
South East +17 4 - - 3
West Midlands -9 3 - - 1
East of England -1 1 £550 +67.93% 1
VRRP
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VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 60 (84.51%) OSPF
2 57 (80.28%) Cisco
3 52 (73.24%) BGP
4 49 (69.01%) Firewall
5 48 (67.61%) HSRP
6 39 (54.93%) VPN
7 36 (50.70%) WAN
8 35 (49.30%) LAN
8 35 (49.30%) IPsec
9 34 (47.89%) TCP/IP
10 31 (43.66%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (42.25%) Windows
11 30 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (40.85%) Wireless
13 26 (36.62%) EIGRP
14 25 (35.21%) Juniper
14 25 (35.21%) CheckPoint
14 25 (35.21%) Finance
15 22 (30.99%) DNS
16 21 (29.58%) SSL
16 21 (29.58%) MPLS
16 21 (29.58%) Data Centre
17 20 (28.17%) Palo Alto
17 20 (28.17%) VMware
18 19 (26.76%) Spanning Tree
18 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
19 18 (25.35%) DHCP
19 18 (25.35%) Cisco IOS
20 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
20 17 (23.94%) CCIE

VRRP
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 7 (9.86%) SAS
2 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (84.51%) OSPF
2 52 (73.24%) BGP
3 49 (69.01%) Firewall
4 48 (67.61%) HSRP
5 39 (54.93%) VPN
6 36 (50.70%) WAN
7 35 (49.30%) IPsec
7 35 (49.30%) LAN
8 34 (47.89%) TCP/IP
9 30 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (40.85%) Wireless
11 26 (36.62%) EIGRP
12 22 (30.99%) DNS
13 21 (29.58%) MPLS
13 21 (29.58%) SSL
14 19 (26.76%) Spanning Tree
15 18 (25.35%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (25.35%) DHCP
16 17 (23.94%) Cisco Wireless
17 14 (19.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Law
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Security Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Network Support
4 8 (11.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Voice Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Voice Network Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Network Support
5 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Data Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Voice Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco Support
7 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.23%) CSS
2 3 (4.23%) Middleware
3 2 (2.82%) XMPP
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Licensing
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.23%) IPTV
4 3 (4.23%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (4.23%) STB
4 3 (4.23%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.82%) PKI
5 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.25%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.27%) Unix
5 6 (8.45%) Linux
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.23%) Android
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Change Management
2 9 (12.68%) Asset Management
2 9 (12.68%) Network Architecture
3 7 (9.86%) Migration
3 7 (9.86%) Software Licensing
4 5 (7.04%) Change Control
4 5 (7.04%) Escalation Management
4 5 (7.04%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (7.04%) Network Planning
4 5 (7.04%) Security Architecture
4 5 (7.04%) Threat Management
4 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (5.63%) CRM
5 4 (5.63%) Low Latency
5 4 (5.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.63%) Time Management
5 4 (5.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (5.63%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (5.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.23%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.23%) PHP
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (43.66%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (23.94%) CCIE
2 17 (23.94%) CCNP
3 16 (22.54%) CCNA
4 10 (14.08%) CCSA
5 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
6 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.04%) Degree
7 5 (7.04%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.23%) CCIP
8 3 (4.23%) CCSE
9 2 (2.82%) RHCT
10 1 (1.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
1 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.41%) iptables
4 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Nagios
2 7 (9.86%) vMotion
3 5 (7.04%) Cacti
3 5 (7.04%) SmokePing
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.82%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.82%) OPNET
5 1 (1.41%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 57 (80.28%) Cisco
2 25 (35.21%) CheckPoint
2 25 (35.21%) Juniper
3 20 (28.17%) Palo Alto
3 20 (28.17%) VMware
4 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
5 12 (16.90%) F5
6 11 (15.49%) Aruba
7 9 (12.68%) HP
8 8 (11.27%) Dell
8 8 (11.27%) Fortinet
9 7 (9.86%) NETGEAR
9 7 (9.86%) Riverbed
9 7 (9.86%) SolarWinds
9 7 (9.86%) SonicWALL
10 6 (8.45%) Intel Security
11 5 (7.04%) Huawei
11 5 (7.04%) Sourcefire
12 4 (5.63%) Meraki
13 2 (2.82%) Verint
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