The table below looks at the statistics for RIP 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 RIP over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 392 415 392
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Contract jobs citing RIP 23 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.49% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 19
Average daily rate
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£308 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.65% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £388 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.15% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -
RIP
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
3195 3090 3658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.03% 12.30% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2053 2015 2200
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 87 182
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIP across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

RIP Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 RIP within the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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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 +23 8 £350 -22.22%
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 39 (90.70%) Cisco
1 39 (90.70%) BGP
2 32 (74.42%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (74.42%) WAN
3 31 (72.09%) OSPF
4 30 (69.77%) EIGRP
5 27 (62.79%) CCNP
6 21 (48.84%) Juniper
7 20 (46.51%) Firewall
8 19 (44.19%) VPN
9 17 (39.53%) CCNA
9 17 (39.53%) LAN
9 17 (39.53%) IPsec
10 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
10 15 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (32.56%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (30.23%) Multicast
12 13 (30.23%) Network Design
13 12 (27.91%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (27.91%) SNMP
13 12 (27.91%) Windows
13 12 (27.91%) MPLS
14 11 (25.58%) Network Management
14 11 (25.58%) VMware
15 10 (23.26%) Finance
15 10 (23.26%) Wireless
15 10 (23.26%) CCIE
15 10 (23.26%) Low Latency
16 9 (20.93%) VoIP
17 8 (18.60%) DWDM

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 39 (90.70%) BGP
2 32 (74.42%) WAN
3 31 (72.09%) OSPF
4 30 (69.77%) EIGRP
5 20 (46.51%) Firewall
6 19 (44.19%) VPN
7 17 (39.53%) LAN
7 17 (39.53%) IPsec
8 15 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (30.23%) Multicast
10 12 (27.91%) Cisco PIX
10 12 (27.91%) SNMP
10 12 (27.91%) MPLS
11 10 (23.26%) Wireless
12 9 (20.93%) VoIP
13 8 (18.60%) DWDM
14 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
14 7 (16.28%) HSRP
15 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.65%) Publishing
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Network Operations Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Network Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) IP Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) Network Support
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) NHS
2 2 (4.65%) e-Health
2 2 (4.65%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (30.23%) Network Design
3 11 (25.58%) Network Management
4 10 (23.26%) Low Latency
5 7 (16.28%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (6.98%) Time Management
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.65%) Migration
9 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.33%) eTOM
9 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (62.79%) CCNP
3 17 (39.53%) CCNA
4 10 (23.26%) CCIE
5 3 (6.98%) JNCIP
5 3 (6.98%) CCDP
5 3 (6.98%) CCIP
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.33%) CISSP
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.65%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (90.70%) Cisco
2 21 (48.84%) Juniper
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) VMware
5 7 (16.28%) CheckPoint
5 7 (16.28%) F5
6 5 (11.63%) Nortel
7 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
8 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.98%) CA
9 2 (4.65%) Avaya
9 2 (4.65%) HP
10 1 (2.33%) NetApp
10 1 (2.33%) Nokia
10 1 (2.33%) Splunk
10 1 (2.33%) Exinda
10 1 (2.33%) SevOne
10 1 (2.33%) Symantec
10 1 (2.33%) Charles River
10 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
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