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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
UK / England
Rank 541 559 562
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing VRRP 33 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.068% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 14
Median daily rate £473 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +45.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
6260 6592 6894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.10% 14.44% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3817 3881 3971
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 346 385
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +3 26 £475 - 3
South East +12 4 - - 2
East of England +2 2 £200 -46.66%
West Midlands - 1 - -
VRRP
UK

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 55 (88.71%) OSPF
2 54 (87.10%) Cisco
3 46 (74.19%) BGP
4 43 (69.35%) Firewall
4 43 (69.35%) HSRP
5 34 (54.84%) IPsec
5 34 (54.84%) VPN
6 32 (51.61%) WAN
7 29 (46.77%) TCP/IP
8 28 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (45.16%) Juniper
9 27 (43.55%) LAN
10 26 (41.94%) Finance
11 25 (40.32%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (38.71%) Wireless
13 23 (37.10%) CheckPoint
14 20 (32.26%) EIGRP
14 20 (32.26%) Windows
14 20 (32.26%) Spanning Tree
15 18 (29.03%) MPLS
15 18 (29.03%) Cisco Wireless
16 16 (25.81%) Palo Alto
16 16 (25.81%) DNS
16 16 (25.81%) SSL
16 16 (25.81%) CCNP
17 15 (24.19%) CCNA
17 15 (24.19%) CCIE
17 15 (24.19%) VMware
18 14 (22.58%) Data Centre
19 13 (20.97%) DHCP

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 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.84%) SAS
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (88.71%) OSPF
2 46 (74.19%) BGP
3 43 (69.35%) Firewall
3 43 (69.35%) HSRP
4 34 (54.84%) IPsec
4 34 (54.84%) VPN
5 32 (51.61%) WAN
6 29 (46.77%) TCP/IP
7 27 (43.55%) LAN
8 25 (40.32%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (38.71%) Wireless
10 20 (32.26%) EIGRP
10 20 (32.26%) Spanning Tree
11 18 (29.03%) Cisco Wireless
11 18 (29.03%) MPLS
12 16 (25.81%) DNS
12 16 (25.81%) SSL
13 13 (20.97%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (20.97%) DHCP
13 13 (20.97%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.61%) JMeter
2 1 (1.61%) JUnit
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Network Support
3 10 (16.13%) Voice Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Voice Network Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Security Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Network Support
4 7 (11.29%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Data Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Voice Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco Support
6 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) 802.1X
2 4 (6.45%) XMPP
3 3 (4.84%) Middleware
4 2 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) IPTV
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Licensing
2 3 (4.84%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (4.84%) STB
2 3 (4.84%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.23%) PKI
3 2 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (3.23%) Social Network
3 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.90%) Unix
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.68%) Linux
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.84%) Android
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Asset Management
1 11 (17.74%) Change Management
2 9 (14.52%) Network Architecture
3 5 (8.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (8.06%) Security Architecture
3 5 (8.06%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (8.06%) Threat Management
3 5 (8.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (8.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (6.45%) Investment Management
4 4 (6.45%) Low Latency
4 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.45%) Time Management
4 4 (6.45%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 4 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.84%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.84%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) Java
1 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.23%) PHP
2 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.81%) CCNP
3 15 (24.19%) CCIE
3 15 (24.19%) CCNA
4 10 (16.13%) CCSA
5 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
6 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
7 6 (9.68%) JNCIA
8 5 (8.06%) Degree
9 3 (4.84%) CCIP
10 2 (3.23%) RHCT
11 1 (1.61%) ISEB
11 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.23%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.61%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Nagios
2 3 (4.84%) vMotion
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.23%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.23%) OPNET
3 2 (3.23%) Pingdom
3 2 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.61%) Cacti
4 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.61%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.61%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 54 (87.10%) Cisco
2 28 (45.16%) Juniper
3 23 (37.10%) CheckPoint
4 16 (25.81%) Palo Alto
5 15 (24.19%) VMware
6 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
7 10 (16.13%) F5
8 7 (11.29%) Aruba
8 7 (11.29%) Huawei
9 6 (9.68%) Fortinet
10 5 (8.06%) HP
10 5 (8.06%) Sourcefire
11 4 (6.45%) Meraki
12 3 (4.84%) Dell
12 3 (4.84%) NetApp
12 3 (4.84%) NETGEAR
12 3 (4.84%) Riverbed
12 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.84%) SonicWALL
13 2 (3.23%) Ericsson
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