The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 436 407 434
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Contract jobs citing RIP 3 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.077% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.61% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 10
Median daily rate £500 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £385 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £433 £455
% change year-on-year
-28.90% -4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +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
3296 2970 3149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.29% 12.77% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 1908 1943
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 86 100
Median hourly rate £21.97 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.06% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RIP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for RIP.

1 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Graphic Design
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
4 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
4 2 (28.57%) Junos
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) FWSM
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (14.29%) RFC 2544
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Junos
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) ATM
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS
4 1 (14.29%) PPP
4 1 (14.29%) SDH
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) COM
2 1 (14.29%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Graphic Design
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Mandriva Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cacti
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CME
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds