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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 437 417 418
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing RIP 6 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.094% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.77% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 17
Median daily rate £544 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.94% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £433 £455
% change year-on-year
-24.85% -4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £47.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-71.77% +59.43%
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
3287 2875 3246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.40% 12.29% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 1901 2089
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 85 91
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
New Malden - 2 - -
City of London +6 1 £550 +46.66%
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 8 (80.00%) OSPF
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) CCIE
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) 802.1X
4 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (30.00%) Network Management
6 3 (30.00%) RFC 2544
6 3 (30.00%) Multicast
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (30.00%) CCDP
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) COM
6 3 (30.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) 802.11

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 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) OSPF
2 6 (60.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) 802.11
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) Multicast
5 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) ADSL
6 2 (20.00%) ICMP
6 2 (20.00%) L2TP
6 2 (20.00%) NAS
6 2 (20.00%) SNMP
6 2 (20.00%) SSH
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (30.00%) COM
2 3 (30.00%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) FreeBSD
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Mandriva Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Network Packet Capture
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (30.00%) CCDP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCIP
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) CLAS
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (20.00%) Endace
2 2 (20.00%) Nessus
3 1 (10.00%) Cacti
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco CME
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) BT
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds