The table below looks at the statistics for IGRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IGRP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)
Rank 407 401 404
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing IGRP 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £444 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £394
% change year-on-year
- +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IGRP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

IGRP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IGRP Jobs Demand Trend in London

IGRP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IGRP Daily Rate Trend in London

IGRP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IGRP across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IGRP Daily Rate Histogram in London

IGRP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IGRP Hourly Rate Trend in London

IGRP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IGRP within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +38 1 £413 +17.85%
IGRP
England

IGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IGRP 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 IGRP.

1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) NFS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Postfix
2 3 (75.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) systemd
2 3 (75.00%) iptables
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (75.00%) Supermicro
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Samba
2 3 (75.00%) Debian
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) Korn
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) POSIX

IGRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IGRP 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 IGRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) IPv6
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Network Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) POSIX
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
1 3 (75.00%) Debian
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) CatOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Korn
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Lisp
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) NFS
2 3 (75.00%) iptables
2 3 (75.00%) Postfix
2 3 (75.00%) Samba
2 3 (75.00%) Sendmail
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Ceph
4 1 (25.00%) Dovecot
4 1 (25.00%) KVM
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (25.00%) Squid
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (75.00%) systemd
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Cacti
3 1 (25.00%) CFEngine
3 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView
3 1 (25.00%) RANCID
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) Supermicro
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas