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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 539 542 498
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -44
Contract jobs citing VRRP 33 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.044% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 14
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£425 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £175 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £271 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £433 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +44.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.72 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £25.72 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+60.38% +35.36%
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
7158 6166 6303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.04% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3946 3240 3148
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
North West - 12 £275 -
London +10 10 £588 - 8
South East -42 5 £335 +91.42% 4
East Midlands -4 3 £425 -
East of England - 3 £215 - 3
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
VRRP
UK

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 66 (95.65%) Cisco
1 66 (95.65%) OSPF
2 61 (88.41%) BGP
3 60 (86.96%) HSRP
4 55 (79.71%) VPN
5 54 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (65.22%) CCNP
7 42 (60.87%) TCP/IP
7 42 (60.87%) CCIE
8 41 (59.42%) Juniper
9 40 (57.97%) Firewall
10 39 (56.52%) MPLS
11 38 (55.07%) CCNA
12 36 (52.17%) Cisco IOS
13 34 (49.28%) Ethernet
14 32 (46.38%) WAN
15 30 (43.48%) LAN
15 30 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (42.03%) UNIX
17 28 (40.58%) EIGRP
17 28 (40.58%) CCIP
18 27 (39.13%) Telecoms
19 25 (36.23%) Junos
20 21 (30.43%) JNCIP
20 21 (30.43%) Linux
21 20 (28.99%) Broadband
21 20 (28.99%) IPv4
21 20 (28.99%) IPv6
22 19 (27.54%) JNCIA
22 19 (27.54%) BT 21CN

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (95.65%) OSPF
2 61 (88.41%) BGP
3 60 (86.96%) HSRP
4 55 (79.71%) VPN
5 42 (60.87%) TCP/IP
6 40 (57.97%) Firewall
7 39 (56.52%) MPLS
8 36 (52.17%) Cisco IOS
9 34 (49.28%) Ethernet
10 32 (46.38%) WAN
11 30 (43.48%) LAN
11 30 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (40.58%) EIGRP
13 25 (36.23%) Junos
14 20 (28.99%) IPv4
14 20 (28.99%) IPv6
14 20 (28.99%) Broadband
15 19 (27.54%) L2TP
15 19 (27.54%) RSVP
15 19 (27.54%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Network Engineer
2 20 (28.99%) IP Engineer
3 19 (27.54%) Operations Engineer
3 19 (27.54%) Implementation Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Security Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) Architect
6 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Network Architect
7 8 (11.59%) Cisco Support
7 8 (11.59%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Consultant
12 2 (2.90%) Network Consultant
12 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
12 2 (2.90%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) PKI
2 8 (11.59%) FlexPod
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) UNIX
2 21 (30.43%) Linux
3 6 (8.70%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (20.29%) Load Balancing
3 11 (15.94%) Change Management
4 9 (13.04%) Network Design
4 9 (13.04%) Validation
4 9 (13.04%) Migration
5 6 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (5.80%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.80%) Low Latency
6 4 (5.80%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 4 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) BCP
8 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (65.22%) CCNP
3 42 (60.87%) CCIE
4 38 (55.07%) CCNA
5 28 (40.58%) CCIP
6 21 (30.43%) JNCIP
7 19 (27.54%) JNCIA
8 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
9 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
9 9 (13.04%) CCDP
10 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.80%) CCSE
12 3 (4.35%) CCSA
12 3 (4.35%) CISSP
13 2 (2.90%) CCDA
13 2 (2.90%) MCSE
13 2 (2.90%) MCSA
13 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Snort
2 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.80%) ProxySG
3 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.45%) NFS
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) OpenNMS
1 8 (11.59%) RANCID
2 4 (5.80%) SCOM
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 66 (95.65%) Cisco
2 41 (59.42%) Juniper
3 19 (27.54%) BT
4 17 (24.64%) F5
5 16 (23.19%) CheckPoint
6 10 (14.49%) Blue Coat
7 8 (11.59%) Sourcefire
8 5 (7.25%) VMware
8 5 (7.25%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.80%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.35%) SevOne
10 3 (4.35%) HP
11 2 (2.90%) Citrix
11 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.90%) Mitel
11 2 (2.90%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.90%) Brocade
11 2 (2.90%) McAfee
11 2 (2.90%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.45%) Trustwave
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