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 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 543 554 531
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing VRRP 49 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.039% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 5 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £220 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.25
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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
7412 6606 6421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.59% 13.57% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4239 3614 3361
Average daily rate £360 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 366 499
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.29 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 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 1 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 +6 21 £375 +27.65% 6
South East -11 11 £240 -13.90% 4
East of England - 6 £265 -
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
South West 0 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £300 -
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VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 79 (98.75%) OSPF
2 76 (95.00%) HSRP
3 70 (87.50%) BGP
3 70 (87.50%) Cisco
4 50 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (58.75%) Firewall
6 45 (56.25%) MPLS
6 45 (56.25%) VPN
7 41 (51.25%) LAN
7 41 (51.25%) WAN
7 41 (51.25%) Juniper
8 39 (48.75%) TCP/IP
9 38 (47.50%) CCNP
10 33 (41.25%) EIGRP
10 33 (41.25%) CheckPoint
11 29 (36.25%) CCIE
11 29 (36.25%) Wireless
11 29 (36.25%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (36.25%) F5
12 28 (35.00%) CCNA
13 27 (33.75%) Telecoms
14 26 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (31.25%) Ethernet
16 24 (30.00%) Data Centre
17 22 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
18 21 (26.25%) DNS
19 20 (25.00%) DHCP
19 20 (25.00%) Multicast
20 19 (23.75%) WLAN
20 19 (23.75%) CCIP

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 79 (98.75%) OSPF
2 76 (95.00%) HSRP
3 70 (87.50%) BGP
4 47 (58.75%) Firewall
5 45 (56.25%) MPLS
5 45 (56.25%) VPN
6 41 (51.25%) LAN
6 41 (51.25%) WAN
7 39 (48.75%) TCP/IP
8 33 (41.25%) EIGRP
9 29 (36.25%) Wireless
9 29 (36.25%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (31.25%) Ethernet
12 22 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (26.25%) DNS
14 20 (25.00%) DHCP
14 20 (25.00%) Multicast
15 19 (23.75%) WLAN
16 18 (22.50%) Spanning Tree
General
1 27 (33.75%) Telecoms
2 13 (16.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Billing
4 2 (2.50%) Local Government
5 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (57.50%) Network Engineer
2 25 (31.25%) Security Engineer
3 17 (21.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Operations Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) IP Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Implementation Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Design Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Network Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Network Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Network Support
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Cisco Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Network Specialist
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) XMPP
2 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.50%) PKI
3 9 (11.25%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.50%) Eurex
7 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.50%) NHS
7 2 (2.50%) SecurID
8 1 (1.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Windows
2 17 (21.25%) UNIX
3 14 (17.50%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Load Balancing
2 12 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (13.75%) Network Design
3 11 (13.75%) Migration
4 9 (11.25%) Validation
5 8 (10.00%) Information Security
6 7 (8.75%) Change Management
7 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.50%) Low Latency
7 6 (7.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 6 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (6.25%) Security Architecture
8 5 (6.25%) Network Architecture
8 5 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.25%) Project Management
8 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.50%) Investment Management
10 2 (2.50%) Time Management
10 2 (2.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) Perl
1 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (47.50%) CCNP
3 29 (36.25%) CCIE
4 28 (35.00%) CCNA
5 19 (23.75%) CCIP
6 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
7 10 (12.50%) JNCIA
7 10 (12.50%) JNCIP
8 9 (11.25%) Degree
8 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
8 9 (11.25%) DV Cleared
8 9 (11.25%) CCDP
9 5 (6.25%) CISSP
9 5 (6.25%) CCSA
9 5 (6.25%) CCSE
10 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.75%) CCSP
11 2 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.25%) Snort
3 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.50%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.50%) NFS
4 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) OpenView
1 10 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (11.25%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.50%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.25%) Opsview
4 1 (1.25%) Graphite
4 1 (1.25%) Iperf
4 1 (1.25%) Nagios
4 1 (1.25%) Cacti
4 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (87.50%) Cisco
2 41 (51.25%) Juniper
3 33 (41.25%) CheckPoint
4 29 (36.25%) F5
5 15 (18.75%) VMware
6 14 (17.50%) Aruba
7 11 (13.75%) BT
7 11 (13.75%) SolarWinds
7 11 (13.75%) Blue Coat
7 11 (13.75%) Sourcefire
7 11 (13.75%) HP
8 10 (12.50%) Websense
9 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.75%) Brocade
10 3 (3.75%) SevOne
11 2 (2.50%) Verint
11 2 (2.50%) CyberTech
11 2 (2.50%) Mitel
11 2 (2.50%) Citrix
11 2 (2.50%) IBM
Cumbria
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago