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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 540 543 509
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Contract jobs citing VRRP 51 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.048% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 9
Average daily rate
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£369 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.71% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £167 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £330 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £235 £300
% change year-on-year
+35.10% -21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 £25.72 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.38% +15.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £25.72 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+60.38% +24.70%
VRRP
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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
7636 6621 6596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.06% 13.32% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4221 3578 3387
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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 £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 367 544
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
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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 +32 20 £375 - 3
South East -30 13 £335 +91.42% 7
North West -9 7 £275 - 1
East of England - 5 £275 -
East Midlands -8 3 £425 -
Yorkshire -17 2 £385 -
South West - 1 - - 1
VRRP
UK

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 80 (97.56%) OSPF
2 76 (92.68%) Cisco
3 75 (91.46%) HSRP
4 74 (90.24%) BGP
5 57 (69.51%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (67.07%) VPN
7 54 (65.85%) MPLS
8 47 (57.32%) CCNP
9 43 (52.44%) Juniper
10 42 (51.22%) CCIE
10 42 (51.22%) TCP/IP
10 42 (51.22%) Firewall
11 39 (47.56%) CCNA
12 38 (46.34%) WAN
12 38 (46.34%) EIGRP
13 36 (43.90%) Ethernet
13 36 (43.90%) LAN
13 36 (43.90%) Cisco IOS
14 33 (40.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 33 (40.24%) Telecoms
15 32 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (37.80%) CCIP
17 28 (34.15%) CheckPoint
17 28 (34.15%) Wireless
18 24 (29.27%) UNIX
18 24 (29.27%) Junos
19 23 (28.05%) F5
19 23 (28.05%) Linux
19 23 (28.05%) DNS
20 22 (26.83%) IOS XR

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.22%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (97.56%) OSPF
2 75 (91.46%) HSRP
3 74 (90.24%) BGP
4 55 (67.07%) VPN
5 54 (65.85%) MPLS
6 42 (51.22%) TCP/IP
6 42 (51.22%) Firewall
7 38 (46.34%) WAN
7 38 (46.34%) EIGRP
8 36 (43.90%) Ethernet
8 36 (43.90%) LAN
8 36 (43.90%) Cisco IOS
9 33 (40.24%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (34.15%) Wireless
12 24 (29.27%) Junos
13 23 (28.05%) DNS
14 22 (26.83%) IOS XR
15 21 (25.61%) Broadband
16 20 (24.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (40.24%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.44%) Billing
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Local Government
4 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (45.12%) Network Engineer
2 22 (26.83%) Security Engineer
3 21 (25.61%) Operations Engineer
3 21 (25.61%) IP Engineer
4 19 (23.17%) Implementation Engineer
5 17 (20.73%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) Architect
7 10 (12.20%) Network Architect
8 8 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Cisco Support
10 4 (4.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Network Design Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Design Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Consultant
12 2 (2.44%) Network Consultant
12 2 (2.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) PKI
2 4 (4.88%) FlexPod
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.44%) Eurex
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) UNIX
2 23 (28.05%) Linux
3 17 (20.73%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Load Balancing
2 18 (21.95%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (14.63%) Validation
3 12 (14.63%) Migration
4 11 (13.41%) Network Design
5 8 (9.76%) Change Management
6 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.54%) Information Security
7 6 (7.32%) ITIL
7 6 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (6.10%) Low Latency
8 5 (6.10%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.10%) Project Management
9 4 (4.88%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.44%) BCP
11 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) Perl
2 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (69.51%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (57.32%) CCNP
3 42 (51.22%) CCIE
4 39 (47.56%) CCNA
5 31 (37.80%) CCIP
6 19 (23.17%) JNCIA
6 19 (23.17%) JNCIP
7 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
8 12 (14.63%) CCDP
8 12 (14.63%) DV Cleared
9 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
10 7 (8.54%) CCSE
11 5 (6.10%) CISSP
12 4 (4.88%) CCSA
12 4 (4.88%) Degree
13 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (2.44%) CCDA
14 2 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.98%) Snort
3 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.44%) vSphere
5 2 (2.44%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) CiscoWorks
1 10 (12.20%) OpenView
2 9 (10.98%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.88%) OpenNMS
3 4 (4.88%) SCOM
3 4 (4.88%) RANCID
4 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.44%) SCCM
5 2 (2.44%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.22%) Opsview
6 1 (1.22%) Graphite
6 1 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.22%) Cacti
6 1 (1.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (92.68%) Cisco
2 43 (52.44%) Juniper
3 28 (34.15%) CheckPoint
4 23 (28.05%) F5
5 20 (24.39%) BT
6 17 (20.73%) VMware
7 15 (18.29%) SolarWinds
8 13 (15.85%) HP
9 11 (13.41%) Blue Coat
10 10 (12.20%) Websense
10 10 (12.20%) Aruba
11 9 (10.98%) Sourcefire
12 5 (6.10%) Riverbed
13 3 (3.66%) SevOne
13 3 (3.66%) Citrix
14 2 (2.44%) Mitel
14 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
14 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
14 2 (2.44%) 3PAR
15 1 (1.22%) Zerto
London
Connectus
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
England
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago