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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 549 551 540
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing VRRP 46 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.038% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 12
Average daily rate
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£344 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £383 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
7232 6928 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.04% 14.04% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3756 3407
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 £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 388 432
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 16 £463 +54.16% 3
South East -6 10 £338 -11.76% 5
South West -3 6 - -
West Midlands - 4 £300 - 1
East of England - 4 £263 -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
North West - 2 £300 -
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VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 93 (96.88%) OSPF
2 92 (95.83%) HSRP
3 86 (89.58%) Cisco
4 79 (82.29%) BGP
5 65 (67.71%) Firewall
6 57 (59.38%) VPN
7 56 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (56.25%) LAN
9 53 (55.21%) MPLS
10 52 (54.17%) WAN
11 51 (53.13%) CheckPoint
12 46 (47.92%) TCP/IP
13 44 (45.83%) Juniper
13 44 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
14 43 (44.79%) CCNP
15 39 (40.63%) F5
16 36 (37.50%) Wireless
17 35 (36.46%) EIGRP
18 34 (35.42%) Cisco Nexus
19 31 (32.29%) CCNA
20 29 (30.21%) Data Centre
21 28 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
21 28 (29.17%) Telecoms
22 27 (28.13%) IPsec
22 27 (28.13%) CCIE
22 27 (28.13%) DNS
22 27 (28.13%) Ethernet
23 26 (27.08%) DHCP
24 23 (23.96%) VLAN
25 22 (22.92%) Cisco IOS

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.04%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 93 (96.88%) OSPF
2 92 (95.83%) HSRP
3 79 (82.29%) BGP
4 65 (67.71%) Firewall
5 57 (59.38%) VPN
6 54 (56.25%) LAN
7 53 (55.21%) MPLS
8 52 (54.17%) WAN
9 46 (47.92%) TCP/IP
10 44 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (37.50%) Wireless
12 35 (36.46%) EIGRP
13 34 (35.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
15 27 (28.13%) IPsec
15 27 (28.13%) Ethernet
15 27 (28.13%) DNS
16 26 (27.08%) DHCP
17 23 (23.96%) VLAN
18 22 (22.92%) Cisco IOS
General
1 28 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.63%) Finance
3 6 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.08%) Local Government
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Billing
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (63.54%) Network Engineer
2 26 (27.08%) Security Engineer
3 17 (17.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Network Design Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Design Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) IP Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Network Support
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Network Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Network Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.13%) XMPP
3 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.21%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.54%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (11.46%) PKI
4 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.21%) SecurID
7 3 (3.13%) Clustering
7 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.08%) Eurex
8 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) Windows
2 16 (16.67%) Linux
3 15 (15.63%) UNIX
4 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Network Design
2 15 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 14 (14.58%) Migration
4 12 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.38%) Validation
7 8 (8.33%) ITIL
7 8 (8.33%) Information Security
8 7 (7.29%) Change Management
9 6 (6.25%) Project Management
9 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.25%) Low Latency
9 6 (6.25%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 6 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (5.21%) Security Architecture
10 5 (5.21%) Network Architecture
10 5 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.21%) Change Control
10 5 (5.21%) Investment Management
11 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.04%) Perl
1 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (44.79%) CCNP
3 31 (32.29%) CCNA
4 27 (28.13%) CCIE
5 21 (21.88%) Security Cleared
6 16 (16.67%) CCIP
7 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 10 (10.42%) Degree
8 10 (10.42%) CCSA
9 9 (9.38%) JNCIA
9 9 (9.38%) DV Cleared
9 9 (9.38%) CCDP
10 8 (8.33%) CCSE
11 7 (7.29%) JNCIP
12 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (5.21%) CISSP
13 3 (3.13%) CCSP
13 3 (3.13%) CCENT
14 2 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.38%) Snort
3 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.08%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.08%) NFS
4 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.08%) vSphere
4 2 (2.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) OpenView
1 10 (10.42%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (9.38%) AirWatch
3 5 (5.21%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (3.13%) Cacti
6 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.04%) Nagios
7 1 (1.04%) Opsview
7 1 (1.04%) Graphite
7 1 (1.04%) Iperf
Vendors
1 86 (89.58%) Cisco
2 51 (53.13%) CheckPoint
3 44 (45.83%) Juniper
4 39 (40.63%) F5
5 17 (17.71%) Aruba
5 17 (17.71%) VMware
6 14 (14.58%) Sourcefire
7 13 (13.54%) SolarWinds
8 11 (11.46%) Blue Coat
8 11 (11.46%) HP
9 10 (10.42%) Websense
10 8 (8.33%) BT
11 6 (6.25%) Radware
11 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.25%) Brocade
12 4 (4.17%) Verint
12 4 (4.17%) CyberTech
13 3 (3.13%) SevOne
13 3 (3.13%) Citrix
14 2 (2.08%) IBM
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