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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 550 548 547
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing VRRP 50 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.078% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.53% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 10
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£425 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
7544 7593 6572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.00% 14.83% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4388 4193 3642
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 415 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 18 £450 +44.00% 2
South East -21 10 £338 -6.25% 5
South West - 9 £475 - 3
West Midlands - 4 £300 -
East of England +6 3 £255 -38.18% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
North West - 2 £300 -
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VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 99 (94.29%) OSPF
2 97 (92.38%) HSRP
3 93 (88.57%) Cisco
4 87 (82.86%) BGP
5 76 (72.38%) Firewall
6 61 (58.10%) VPN
7 59 (56.19%) Cisco Certification
8 58 (55.24%) LAN
9 56 (53.33%) MPLS
10 54 (51.43%) WAN
11 53 (50.48%) CheckPoint
12 49 (46.67%) Juniper
13 47 (44.76%) Wireless
14 45 (42.86%) TCP/IP
14 45 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
15 44 (41.90%) F5
16 42 (40.00%) CCNP
17 40 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
18 37 (35.24%) EIGRP
19 35 (33.33%) Data Centre
20 34 (32.38%) Spanning Tree
21 32 (30.48%) IPsec
21 32 (30.48%) DHCP
21 32 (30.48%) Ethernet
22 29 (27.62%) DNS
23 28 (26.67%) VLAN
24 27 (25.71%) CCNA
24 27 (25.71%) Telecoms
25 25 (23.81%) CCIE
26 23 (21.90%) Load Balancing

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 99 (94.29%) OSPF
2 97 (92.38%) HSRP
3 87 (82.86%) BGP
4 76 (72.38%) Firewall
5 61 (58.10%) VPN
6 58 (55.24%) LAN
7 56 (53.33%) MPLS
8 54 (51.43%) WAN
9 47 (44.76%) Wireless
10 45 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (42.86%) TCP/IP
11 40 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 37 (35.24%) EIGRP
13 34 (32.38%) Spanning Tree
14 32 (30.48%) DHCP
14 32 (30.48%) Ethernet
14 32 (30.48%) IPsec
15 29 (27.62%) DNS
16 28 (26.67%) VLAN
17 22 (20.95%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 19 (18.10%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Advertising
4 3 (2.86%) Local Government
5 2 (1.90%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Billing
5 2 (1.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 24 (22.86%) Security Engineer
3 19 (18.10%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) Architect
5 10 (9.52%) Design Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Network Support
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Network Architect
7 6 (5.71%) IP Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Network Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Network Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Network Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.86%) XMPP
3 2 (1.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.38%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (10.48%) PKI
3 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.71%) SecurID
6 5 (4.76%) Clustering
6 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.90%) Eurex
7 2 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.90%) NHS
7 2 (1.90%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.00%) Windows
2 17 (16.19%) Linux
3 12 (11.43%) UNIX
4 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.90%) Load Balancing
2 20 (19.05%) Network Design
3 15 (14.29%) Migration
4 12 (11.43%) Information Security
4 12 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (10.48%) Validation
6 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.57%) Change Management
7 9 (8.57%) ITIL
7 9 (8.57%) Capacity Management
7 9 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (7.62%) Project Management
9 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.71%) Low Latency
9 6 (5.71%) Time Management
9 6 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (4.76%) Change Control
10 5 (4.76%) Security Architecture
10 5 (4.76%) Network Architecture
10 5 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.90%) Perl
1 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
1 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (56.19%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (40.00%) CCNP
3 27 (25.71%) CCNA
4 25 (23.81%) CCIE
5 21 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 16 (15.24%) Degree
7 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared
8 11 (10.48%) CCIP
9 10 (9.52%) CCSA
9 10 (9.52%) CISSP
10 9 (8.57%) CCSE
10 9 (8.57%) DV Cleared
10 9 (8.57%) CCDP
11 7 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (4.76%) JNCIA
12 5 (4.76%) CCSP
13 4 (3.81%) CCENT
14 3 (2.86%) JNCIP
14 3 (2.86%) JNCIE
15 2 (1.90%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.62%) Snort
3 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.81%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.86%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.90%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.90%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) OpenView
1 10 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (8.57%) AirWatch
3 5 (4.76%) Cacti
3 5 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (3.81%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.90%) Opsview
6 2 (1.90%) Graphite
6 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.90%) Nagios
7 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.95%) Iperf
Vendors
1 93 (88.57%) Cisco
2 53 (50.48%) CheckPoint
3 49 (46.67%) Juniper
4 44 (41.90%) F5
5 22 (20.95%) Aruba
6 20 (19.05%) VMware
7 18 (17.14%) SolarWinds
8 14 (13.33%) Blue Coat
9 13 (12.38%) Sourcefire
10 11 (10.48%) HP
11 10 (9.52%) Websense
12 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
13 6 (5.71%) Radware
13 6 (5.71%) Brocade
14 4 (3.81%) IronPort
14 4 (3.81%) Remedy
14 4 (3.81%) McAfee
14 4 (3.81%) Verint
14 4 (3.81%) CyberTech
14 4 (3.81%) Dell
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