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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 602 551 581
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +30
Contract jobs citing VRRP 19 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.097% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.64% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 6
Median daily rate £375 £375 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £425 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £318 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.55% +81.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £25.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +60.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £25.72
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +60.38%
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
7703 7655 6793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.11% 15.11% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4228 3640
Median daily rate £390 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 415 380
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
South East -5 10 £470 +40.29% 1
London -37 6 £375 - 3
Yorkshire +4 2 £350 -9.09%
North West -11 1 £385 +40.00%
VRRP
UK

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 45 (90.00%) OSPF
2 44 (88.00%) HSRP
3 41 (82.00%) BGP
4 40 (80.00%) Cisco
5 38 (76.00%) Firewall
6 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (60.00%) F5
8 29 (58.00%) VPN
9 27 (54.00%) DNS
9 27 (54.00%) TCP/IP
10 24 (48.00%) EIGRP
11 21 (42.00%) Juniper
12 20 (40.00%) CCNP
13 19 (38.00%) CheckPoint
13 19 (38.00%) DHCP
13 19 (38.00%) MPLS
13 19 (38.00%) IPsec
13 19 (38.00%) VLAN
14 18 (36.00%) Spanning Tree
15 17 (34.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (30.00%) High Availability
16 15 (30.00%) Windows
16 15 (30.00%) CCIE
17 12 (24.00%) Linux
17 12 (24.00%) LAN
17 12 (24.00%) WAN
17 12 (24.00%) Finance
17 12 (24.00%) Blue Coat
17 12 (24.00%) CCSE
17 12 (24.00%) Palo Alto

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 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) SoftLayer
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (90.00%) OSPF
2 44 (88.00%) HSRP
3 41 (82.00%) BGP
4 38 (76.00%) Firewall
5 29 (58.00%) VPN
6 27 (54.00%) DNS
6 27 (54.00%) TCP/IP
7 24 (48.00%) EIGRP
8 19 (38.00%) DHCP
8 19 (38.00%) IPsec
8 19 (38.00%) MPLS
8 19 (38.00%) VLAN
9 18 (36.00%) Spanning Tree
10 17 (34.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (24.00%) LAN
11 12 (24.00%) WAN
12 11 (22.00%) SNMP
13 10 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (20.00%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Informix
1 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
1 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.00%) Redis
1 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) Hudson
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.00%) Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Spanish Language
5 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.00%) Back Office
6 2 (4.00%) Billing
6 2 (4.00%) Games
6 2 (4.00%) Retail
7 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
7 1 (2.00%) French Language
7 1 (2.00%) German Language
7 1 (2.00%) Legal
7 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Security Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) IP Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Design Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) IP Security Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Architect
7 5 (10.00%) Data Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) IP Design Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Data Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Network Architect
8 4 (8.00%) Transmission Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
10 2 (4.00%) Network Specialist
10 2 (4.00%) Network Support
10 2 (4.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 5 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (14.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Linux
3 8 (16.00%) Unix
4 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) CatOS
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) High Availability
2 12 (24.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (16.00%) Change Management
4 7 (14.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 6 (12.00%) Network Architecture
5 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (10.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL
6 5 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 5 (10.00%) Network Design
6 5 (10.00%) Network Management
6 5 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.00%) Network Planning
7 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.00%) Perl
2 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) Korn
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (40.00%) CCNP
3 15 (30.00%) CCIE
4 12 (24.00%) CCSE
4 12 (24.00%) Degree
5 10 (20.00%) CISSP
6 5 (10.00%) CCSA
7 3 (6.00%) CCNA
8 2 (4.00%) CCDP
8 2 (4.00%) CCSP
8 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.00%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.00%) VCP4
9 1 (2.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Snort
1 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) ProxySG
4 3 (6.00%) vCloud
5 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Proventia
2 6 (12.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.00%) Cacti
3 2 (4.00%) Graphite
3 2 (4.00%) Nagios
3 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.00%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (4.00%) Opsview
3 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.00%) HP NNM
4 1 (2.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 40 (80.00%) Cisco
2 30 (60.00%) F5
3 21 (42.00%) Juniper
4 19 (38.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (24.00%) Blue Coat
5 12 (24.00%) Palo Alto
6 9 (18.00%) VMware
7 7 (14.00%) Sourcefire
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.00%) Aruba
9 5 (10.00%) HP
9 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (8.00%) Fortinet
11 3 (6.00%) Huawei
11 3 (6.00%) Meraki
11 3 (6.00%) Nokia
11 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
12 2 (4.00%) Citrix
12 2 (4.00%) Ericsson
12 2 (4.00%) Veritas
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