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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 406 406 390
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing RIP 13 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.047% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.39% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 13
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£365 £393 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +30.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £388 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+56.89% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
3129 3076 3578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.87% 12.14% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1949 1988 2119
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 170
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 1 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 1 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 +22 7 £350 -12.50% 1
Harrow - - - -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (87.10%) Cisco
1 27 (87.10%) BGP
2 25 (80.65%) OSPF
3 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (70.97%) WAN
4 22 (70.97%) EIGRP
5 20 (64.52%) CCNP
6 15 (48.39%) Juniper
7 14 (45.16%) LAN
7 14 (45.16%) Firewall
8 12 (38.71%) VPN
9 11 (35.48%) CCNA
9 11 (35.48%) Network Management
10 10 (32.26%) IPsec
10 10 (32.26%) MPLS
11 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (25.81%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (25.81%) Finance
12 8 (25.81%) VoIP
13 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
13 7 (22.58%) CCIE
13 7 (22.58%) Multicast
13 7 (22.58%) Network Design
14 6 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
14 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (19.35%) HSRP
14 6 (19.35%) Low Latency
14 6 (19.35%) SNMP
14 6 (19.35%) ITIL
14 6 (19.35%) Windows

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) BGP
2 25 (80.65%) OSPF
3 22 (70.97%) EIGRP
3 22 (70.97%) WAN
4 14 (45.16%) LAN
4 14 (45.16%) Firewall
5 12 (38.71%) VPN
6 10 (32.26%) MPLS
6 10 (32.26%) IPsec
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (25.81%) VoIP
9 7 (22.58%) Multicast
10 6 (19.35%) HSRP
10 6 (19.35%) SNMP
10 6 (19.35%) Wireless
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (12.90%) VLAN
12 4 (12.90%) VPLS
12 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
1 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Publishing
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IP Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Support
5 1 (3.23%) IP Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) NHS
1 1 (3.23%) e-Health
1 1 (3.23%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
2 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Network Management
2 8 (25.81%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (22.58%) Network Design
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) Low Latency
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.23%) eTOM
7 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (64.52%) CCNP
3 11 (35.48%) CCNA
4 7 (22.58%) CCIE
5 3 (9.68%) JNCIP
5 3 (9.68%) CCDP
5 3 (9.68%) CCIP
6 1 (3.23%) CISSP
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) Juniper
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.13%) VMware
6 4 (12.90%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.68%) F5
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Avaya
9 1 (3.23%) Nortel
9 1 (3.23%) CA
9 1 (3.23%) NetApp
9 1 (3.23%) Nokia
9 1 (3.23%) Exinda
9 1 (3.23%) Tufin
9 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.23%) IronPort
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec
9 1 (3.23%) Charles River
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