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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 386 370 366
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing RIP 13 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.064% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.55% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Average daily rate
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£258 £350 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% -26.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £335 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £582 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £215 £200
% change year-on-year
+51.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
2816 2551 2783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 11.74% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 1600 1729
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 72 140
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -25.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +12 2 £250 -44.44% 1
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (92.86%) BGP
3 34 (80.95%) EIGRP
4 33 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (76.19%) OSPF
6 29 (69.05%) WAN
7 26 (61.90%) CCNA
8 25 (59.52%) Juniper
8 25 (59.52%) LAN
8 25 (59.52%) Firewall
9 23 (54.76%) CCNP
10 22 (52.38%) F5
11 19 (45.24%) Multicast
11 19 (45.24%) CheckPoint
12 16 (38.10%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
14 14 (33.33%) Banking
14 14 (33.33%) HSRP
14 14 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (30.95%) VPN
15 13 (30.95%) Windows
16 12 (28.57%) ITIL
16 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
16 12 (28.57%) Riverbed
16 12 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
17 11 (26.19%) IPsec
18 10 (23.81%) VMware
18 10 (23.81%) SNMP
18 10 (23.81%) Network Design
19 9 (21.43%) Low Latency

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 39 (92.86%) BGP
2 34 (80.95%) EIGRP
3 32 (76.19%) OSPF
4 29 (69.05%) WAN
5 25 (59.52%) LAN
5 25 (59.52%) Firewall
6 19 (45.24%) Multicast
7 14 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (33.33%) HSRP
8 13 (30.95%) VPN
9 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 12 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (26.19%) IPsec
11 10 (23.81%) SNMP
12 9 (21.43%) Wireless
13 7 (16.67%) Network Security
13 7 (16.67%) VoIP
13 7 (16.67%) DWDM
14 6 (14.29%) WAAS
14 6 (14.29%) IGMP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Ant
1 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (33.33%) Banking
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Network Support
3 5 (11.90%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Network Operations Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) NHS
2 3 (7.14%) IVR
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) e-Health
4 1 (2.38%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000
3 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (28.57%) ITIL
3 10 (23.81%) Network Design
4 9 (21.43%) Low Latency
5 5 (11.90%) Time Management
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (7.14%) Network Management
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.38%) Migration
9 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.38%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 33 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (61.90%) CCNA
3 23 (54.76%) CCNP
4 7 (16.67%) CCIE
5 2 (4.76%) VCP4
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Cisco IPCC
1 3 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (59.52%) Juniper
3 22 (52.38%) F5
4 19 (45.24%) CheckPoint
5 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 12 (28.57%) Riverbed
7 10 (23.81%) VMware
8 6 (14.29%) Nortel
9 3 (7.14%) CA
10 2 (4.76%) Splunk
10 2 (4.76%) SevOne
11 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.38%) Citrix
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