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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 396 420 418
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing RIP 19 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.054% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £248 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £455 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.94% +56.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
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
3003 3115 3049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.01% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1928 1970
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +2 5 £450 +28.57% 2
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (96.88%) OSPF
3 28 (87.50%) BGP
4 24 (75.00%) Juniper
5 23 (71.88%) Multicast
6 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (56.25%) MPLS
8 17 (53.13%) EIGRP
9 16 (50.00%) LAN
9 16 (50.00%) HSRP
10 15 (46.88%) Spanning Tree
10 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
11 14 (43.75%) Firewall
12 13 (40.63%) VoIP
13 12 (37.50%) WAN
13 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
13 12 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (34.38%) Banking
14 11 (34.38%) CCIE
14 11 (34.38%) VPN
14 11 (34.38%) Finance
15 10 (31.25%) CCNP
16 9 (28.13%) VLAN
16 9 (28.13%) 802.1X
17 8 (25.00%) Network Security
18 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
18 7 (21.88%) DHCP
18 7 (21.88%) Windows
18 7 (21.88%) IPsec
19 6 (18.75%) Telecoms

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 31 (96.88%) OSPF
2 28 (87.50%) BGP
3 23 (71.88%) Multicast
4 18 (56.25%) MPLS
5 17 (53.13%) EIGRP
6 16 (50.00%) LAN
6 16 (50.00%) HSRP
7 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
7 15 (46.88%) Spanning Tree
8 14 (43.75%) Firewall
9 13 (40.63%) VoIP
10 12 (37.50%) WAN
10 12 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (34.38%) VPN
12 9 (28.13%) VLAN
13 8 (25.00%) Network Security
14 7 (21.88%) IPsec
14 7 (21.88%) DHCP
15 6 (18.75%) Wireless
16 5 (15.63%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
1 11 (34.38%) Banking
2 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Network Manager
5 3 (9.38%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) IVR
3 3 (9.38%) e-Health
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Low Latency
3 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Network Design
4 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (34.38%) CCIE
3 10 (31.25%) CCNP
4 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (15.63%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (75.00%) Juniper
3 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 6 (18.75%) F5
5 5 (15.63%) CA
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Dell
6 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.38%) Aruba
7 2 (6.25%) ION Trading
8 1 (3.13%) Novell
8 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.13%) VMware
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