The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
England / London
Rank 394 394 376
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing RIP 2 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.054% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.081% 0.42% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 17
Median daily rate £355 £263 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.23% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.01% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2472 2609 2720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.71% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1704 1818
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 77 67
Median hourly rate £44.50 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.15% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in London

RIP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RIP Daily Rate Trend in London

RIP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RIP Hourly Rate Trend in London

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RIP 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 London region with a requirement for RIP.

1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) EIGRP
4 7 (70.00%) BGP
4 7 (70.00%) MPLS
5 6 (60.00%) 802.1X
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (50.00%) CCIE
6 5 (50.00%) CCNP
7 4 (40.00%) HP
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (40.00%) MS Office
7 4 (40.00%) 802.11
7 4 (40.00%) IPsec
7 4 (40.00%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (30.00%) Change Control
8 3 (30.00%) vSphere
8 3 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (30.00%) Network Management
8 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (30.00%) VMware
8 3 (30.00%) Nessus
8 3 (30.00%) SSH
8 3 (30.00%) Network Design
8 3 (30.00%) VLAN
8 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (30.00%) Windows Server

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
2 8 (80.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (70.00%) BGP
3 7 (70.00%) MPLS
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) 802.11
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) ICMP
6 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (30.00%) L2TP
6 3 (30.00%) Multicast
6 3 (30.00%) NAS
6 3 (30.00%) SNMP
6 3 (30.00%) SSH
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (30.00%) COM
3 2 (20.00%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) FreeBSD
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Mandriva Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Control
1 3 (30.00%) Network Design
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (20.00%) Network Packet Capture
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCIE
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCDP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) CLAS
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (30.00%) Nessus
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (20.00%) Endace
4 1 (10.00%) Cacti
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco CME
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (10.00%) OpenView
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) BT
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) NetQoS
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds