The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 538 534 557
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Contract jobs citing VRRP 19 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 3
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+22.08% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6839 6396 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.85% 13.73% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 3397 3729
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 435 640
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
VRRP
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +14 12 £300 -20.00% 6
South East -21 6 £383 - 1
South West - 1 £350 -
East of England - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
VRRP
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VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 37 (88.10%) BGP
2 32 (76.19%) OSPF
2 32 (76.19%) HSRP
3 30 (71.43%) Cisco
3 30 (71.43%) VPN
4 25 (59.52%) Ethernet
4 25 (59.52%) Firewall
5 24 (57.14%) MPLS
6 23 (54.76%) Juniper
7 20 (47.62%) LTE
8 19 (45.24%) VLAN
9 18 (42.86%) Telecoms
9 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
10 17 (40.48%) Huawei
11 16 (38.10%) WAN
11 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (35.71%) RSVP
12 15 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
13 14 (33.33%) F5
13 14 (33.33%) Network Design
13 14 (33.33%) LAN
14 13 (30.95%) VoIP
15 12 (28.57%) ATM
15 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
16 11 (26.19%) 3G
16 11 (26.19%) SDH
16 11 (26.19%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
17 10 (23.81%) 2G
17 10 (23.81%) Blue Coat

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (19.05%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 37 (88.10%) BGP
2 32 (76.19%) OSPF
2 32 (76.19%) HSRP
3 30 (71.43%) VPN
4 25 (59.52%) Firewall
4 25 (59.52%) Ethernet
5 24 (57.14%) MPLS
6 20 (47.62%) LTE
7 19 (45.24%) VLAN
8 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
9 16 (38.10%) WAN
10 15 (35.71%) RSVP
10 15 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
11 14 (33.33%) LAN
12 13 (30.95%) VoIP
13 12 (28.57%) ATM
14 11 (26.19%) SDH
14 11 (26.19%) 3G
14 11 (26.19%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (23.81%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Test Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Design Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) NHS
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Network Design
2 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 6 (14.29%) Network Management
3 6 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 5 (11.90%) Network Architecture
4 5 (11.90%) Validation
5 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.38%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.05%) CCIE
2 8 (19.05%) CCNP
3 7 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (4.76%) JNCIE
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) CCDP
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) MCT
5 1 (2.38%) CCDA
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCSE
5 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Snort
2 4 (9.52%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) NFS
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) OPNET
2 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.38%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) Juniper
3 17 (40.48%) Huawei
4 14 (33.33%) F5
5 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 10 (23.81%) Ericsson
6 10 (23.81%) Blue Coat
7 9 (21.43%) Sourcefire
8 7 (16.67%) Nortel
9 6 (14.29%) Nokia
9 6 (14.29%) Business Objects
9 6 (14.29%) BT
10 5 (11.90%) Radware
10 5 (11.90%) Redback
11 4 (9.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 4 (9.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (4.76%) Avaya
12 2 (4.76%) IronPort
12 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
12 2 (4.76%) Brocade
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