The first table below looks at the demand for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs citing RIP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 97 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.75% 15.35% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 56
Average daily rate £325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £36.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
RIP
East of England

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

RIP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RIP across the Hertfordshire region.

RIP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

RIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the Hertfordshire region.

RIP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

RIP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing RIP 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 RIP.

1 6 (100.00%) WLAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) IPv6
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
1 6 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
1 6 (100.00%) FWSM
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing RIP 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 RIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WLAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) IPv6
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
1 6 (100.00%) FWSM
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) F5