The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 London 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 383 371 408
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +37
Contract jobs citing RIP 10 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.046% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Average daily rate £408 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.89% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £278 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £486 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
-31.20% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2750 3016 3748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.77% 13.94% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 1873 2295
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 134 151
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
RIP
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Harrow - - - -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (85.00%) Cisco
1 17 (85.00%) BGP
2 16 (80.00%) OSPF
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (60.00%) CCNP
4 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
5 11 (55.00%) Juniper
5 11 (55.00%) MPLS
5 11 (55.00%) VoIP
6 10 (50.00%) WAN
6 10 (50.00%) LAN
6 10 (50.00%) Firewall
6 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (45.00%) Finance
7 9 (45.00%) Banking
7 9 (45.00%) Low Latency
8 8 (40.00%) HSRP
8 8 (40.00%) IPsec
9 7 (35.00%) DMZ
9 7 (35.00%) ITIL
9 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (35.00%) Degree
9 7 (35.00%) Network Security
10 6 (30.00%) Multicast
10 6 (30.00%) C
10 6 (30.00%) Change Management
11 5 (25.00%) TACACS
11 5 (25.00%) Project Management
11 5 (25.00%) CA
11 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) BGP
2 16 (80.00%) OSPF
3 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 11 (55.00%) VoIP
4 11 (55.00%) MPLS
5 10 (50.00%) LAN
5 10 (50.00%) WAN
5 10 (50.00%) Firewall
6 8 (40.00%) IPsec
6 8 (40.00%) HSRP
7 7 (35.00%) Network Security
7 7 (35.00%) DMZ
7 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (30.00%) Multicast
9 5 (25.00%) tcpdump
9 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
9 5 (25.00%) TACACS
10 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (20.00%) VPN
11 3 (15.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
1 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Network Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Voice Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) e-Health
1 5 (25.00%) SecurID
2 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Low Latency
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Network Management
5 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) QMS
8 1 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (5.00%) Service Management
8 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) Security Management
8 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.00%) Network Design
8 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) CCDP
4 3 (15.00%) CCIP
4 3 (15.00%) CCIE
4 3 (15.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Juniper
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) CA
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) Charles River
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Siemens