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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
UK / England
Rank 553 555 575
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs citing VRRP 24 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.072% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.50% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 5
Median daily rate £450 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £332 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £535 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £36.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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
6264 6804 7144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 14.45% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3950 4068 3948
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 296 423
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.83 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.74% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +18 14 £466 -1.84% 3
South East +10 4 - - 2
North West - 3 £350 -
East of England - 3 £263 -
VRRP
UK

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 49 (92.45%) OSPF
2 46 (86.79%) Cisco
3 40 (75.47%) Firewall
4 39 (73.58%) BGP
5 33 (62.26%) HSRP
6 32 (60.38%) Juniper
7 29 (54.72%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (50.94%) IPsec
9 25 (47.17%) VPN
10 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
11 23 (43.40%) WAN
12 22 (41.51%) CheckPoint
13 20 (37.74%) Spanning Tree
14 19 (35.85%) LAN
14 19 (35.85%) Finance
14 19 (35.85%) MPLS
15 18 (33.96%) Windows
16 17 (32.08%) DNS
17 16 (30.19%) CCNP
18 15 (28.30%) CCNA
18 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
19 14 (26.42%) Multicast
19 14 (26.42%) EIGRP
19 14 (26.42%) Wireless
19 14 (26.42%) Palo Alto
20 13 (24.53%) IPv6
20 13 (24.53%) CCIE
20 13 (24.53%) VLAN
21 12 (22.64%) DHCP
21 12 (22.64%) Asset Management

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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (92.45%) OSPF
2 40 (75.47%) Firewall
3 39 (73.58%) BGP
4 33 (62.26%) HSRP
5 27 (50.94%) IPsec
6 25 (47.17%) VPN
7 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
8 23 (43.40%) WAN
9 20 (37.74%) Spanning Tree
10 19 (35.85%) LAN
10 19 (35.85%) MPLS
11 17 (32.08%) DNS
12 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (26.42%) EIGRP
13 14 (26.42%) Multicast
13 14 (26.42%) Wireless
14 13 (24.53%) IPv6
14 13 (24.53%) VLAN
15 12 (22.64%) DHCP
16 11 (20.75%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JMeter
1 1 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Local Government
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Network Support
2 11 (20.75%) Voice Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Voice Network Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Data Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Network Support
5 6 (11.32%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Security Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Voice Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Middleware
2 4 (7.55%) 802.1X
2 4 (7.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) IPTV
2 5 (9.43%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (9.43%) STB
2 5 (9.43%) Video on Demand
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Social Network
4 2 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (3.77%) Social Media
4 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Unix
3 7 (13.21%) Linux
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Android
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Asset Management
2 9 (16.98%) Network Architecture
3 5 (9.43%) Change Management
3 5 (9.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (9.43%) Security Architecture
3 5 (9.43%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (9.43%) Threat Management
3 5 (9.43%) Time Management
3 5 (9.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (7.55%) Investment Management
4 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.55%) Low Latency
4 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.55%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 3 (5.66%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.66%) Logistics
5 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.66%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (30.19%) CCNP
3 15 (28.30%) CCNA
4 13 (24.53%) CCIE
5 10 (18.87%) CCSA
6 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
7 8 (15.09%) JNCIA
7 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
8 5 (9.43%) Degree
9 4 (7.55%) CCIP
10 3 (5.66%) RHCT
11 2 (3.77%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.89%) CCDP
12 1 (1.89%) ISEB
12 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
12 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Nagios
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.77%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.77%) OPNET
2 2 (3.77%) Pingdom
2 2 (3.77%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.89%) RANCID
3 1 (1.89%) vMotion
Vendors
1 46 (86.79%) Cisco
2 32 (60.38%) Juniper
3 22 (41.51%) CheckPoint
4 14 (26.42%) Palo Alto
5 10 (18.87%) VMware
6 9 (16.98%) Arista
6 9 (16.98%) F5
6 9 (16.98%) Huawei
7 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.32%) Aruba
9 5 (9.43%) Fortinet
9 5 (9.43%) Sourcefire
10 4 (7.55%) Ericsson
10 4 (7.55%) HP
11 3 (5.66%) Meraki
11 3 (5.66%) NetApp
12 2 (3.77%) Citrix
12 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
12 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.77%) ZyXEL