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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 590 550 576
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +26
Contract jobs citing VRRP 23 55 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.11% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.75% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 7
Median daily rate £385 £369 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +110.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £446 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £283 £238
% change year-on-year
+30.08% +18.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £23.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +73.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £32.00 £21.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.00 £25.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £23.11
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +73.08%
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
7725 7364 6495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.69% 14.95% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4769 4195 3566
Median daily rate £400 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 421 379
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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 31 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 31 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
London -3 11 £500 +33.33% 4
South East -28 7 £425 +70.00% 2
East of England 0 1 - -
Yorkshire -3 1 £350 -6.66%
North West -16 1 £385 -
West Midlands -18 1 £275 - 1
VRRP
UK

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 51 (91.07%) OSPF
2 46 (82.14%) HSRP
3 45 (80.36%) BGP
3 45 (80.36%) Cisco
4 42 (75.00%) Firewall
5 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (53.57%) TCP/IP
6 30 (53.57%) VPN
7 28 (50.00%) DNS
7 28 (50.00%) F5
8 26 (46.43%) EIGRP
9 25 (44.64%) CheckPoint
10 24 (42.86%) Juniper
11 23 (41.07%) CCNP
11 23 (41.07%) Windows
12 21 (37.50%) DHCP
12 21 (37.50%) IPsec
13 20 (35.71%) VLAN
14 19 (33.93%) Spanning Tree
15 17 (30.36%) MPLS
16 16 (28.57%) WAN
16 16 (28.57%) LAN
16 16 (28.57%) High Availability
17 15 (26.79%) Cisco Nexus
18 14 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (25.00%) CCIE
19 13 (23.21%) SNMP
19 13 (23.21%) Wireless
19 13 (23.21%) Network Security
20 12 (21.43%) Cisco IOS

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 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (91.07%) OSPF
2 46 (82.14%) HSRP
3 45 (80.36%) BGP
4 42 (75.00%) Firewall
5 30 (53.57%) TCP/IP
5 30 (53.57%) VPN
6 28 (50.00%) DNS
7 26 (46.43%) EIGRP
8 21 (37.50%) DHCP
8 21 (37.50%) IPsec
9 20 (35.71%) VLAN
10 19 (33.93%) Spanning Tree
11 17 (30.36%) MPLS
12 16 (28.57%) LAN
12 16 (28.57%) WAN
13 15 (26.79%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (23.21%) Network Security
15 13 (23.21%) SNMP
15 13 (23.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Informix
1 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
1 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.79%) Redis
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) Hudson
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.29%) Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 4 (7.14%) Spanish Language
5 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Back Office
6 2 (3.57%) Billing
7 1 (1.79%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.79%) French Language
7 1 (1.79%) Games
7 1 (1.79%) German Language
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
7 1 (1.79%) Local Government
7 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) IP Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) IP Security Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Design Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Data Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) IP Design Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Data Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Network Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Transmission Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Network Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) Network Support Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) RAN Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.93%) XML
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 8 (14.29%) Unix
5 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) CatOS
7 1 (1.79%) CentOS
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) High Availability
2 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
3 9 (16.07%) Network Planning
4 8 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (12.50%) Change Management
5 7 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
6 6 (10.71%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 6 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (10.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (10.71%) Network Architecture
6 6 (10.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (8.93%) Change Control
7 5 (8.93%) Low Latency
7 5 (8.93%) Security Architecture
7 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
8 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.14%) Network Management
8 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.36%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) Korn
4 1 (1.79%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
4 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (41.07%) CCNP
3 14 (25.00%) CCIE
4 12 (21.43%) CCSE
4 12 (21.43%) Degree
5 10 (17.86%) CCNA
5 10 (17.86%) CISSP
6 7 (12.50%) CCSA
7 2 (3.57%) CCSP
7 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.79%) CCDP
8 1 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.79%) RHCT
8 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) VCP4
8 1 (1.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Snort
1 7 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 6 (10.71%) ProxySG
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) vCloud
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) FortiGate
1 6 (10.71%) Proventia
2 5 (8.93%) Cacti
2 5 (8.93%) Nagios
3 4 (7.14%) SmokePing
4 2 (3.57%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.79%) Graphite
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) Opsview
5 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.79%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Cisco
2 28 (50.00%) F5
3 25 (44.64%) CheckPoint
4 24 (42.86%) Juniper
5 12 (21.43%) Blue Coat
5 12 (21.43%) Palo Alto
6 9 (16.07%) Aruba
6 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.07%) VMware
7 6 (10.71%) SolarWinds
7 6 (10.71%) Sourcefire
8 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
8 5 (8.93%) Riverbed
9 4 (7.14%) Intel Security
9 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.14%) Stonesoft
10 3 (5.36%) Citrix
10 3 (5.36%) Huawei
10 3 (5.36%) Nokia
10 3 (5.36%) SAP
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