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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 391 395 411
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing RIP 22 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.085% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.68% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £495 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +20.68%
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
3041 2933 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.97% 12.50% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1967 1816 1801
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 85 101
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 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 4 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 -10 12 £375 -6.25% 1
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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 25 (78.13%) BGP
4 21 (65.63%) EIGRP
4 21 (65.63%) Multicast
5 20 (62.50%) LAN
6 19 (59.38%) TCP/IP
6 19 (59.38%) Juniper
7 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (53.13%) MPLS
9 14 (43.75%) WAN
9 14 (43.75%) VoIP
9 14 (43.75%) HSRP
10 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
10 13 (40.63%) Firewall
11 12 (37.50%) CCIE
11 12 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
12 11 (34.38%) VLAN
13 10 (31.25%) Banking
14 9 (28.13%) Network Security
14 9 (28.13%) CCNP
14 9 (28.13%) Windows
14 9 (28.13%) VPN
15 8 (25.00%) IPsec
15 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
15 8 (25.00%) Finance
15 8 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
16 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (21.88%) Cisco UCCE
16 7 (21.88%) 802.1X

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 7 (21.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (96.88%) OSPF
2 25 (78.13%) BGP
3 21 (65.63%) EIGRP
3 21 (65.63%) Multicast
4 20 (62.50%) LAN
5 19 (59.38%) TCP/IP
6 17 (53.13%) MPLS
7 14 (43.75%) VoIP
7 14 (43.75%) WAN
7 14 (43.75%) HSRP
8 13 (40.63%) Firewall
9 12 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
10 11 (34.38%) VLAN
11 9 (28.13%) Network Security
11 9 (28.13%) VPN
12 8 (25.00%) IPsec
13 7 (21.88%) IGRP
13 7 (21.88%) Cisco ICM
13 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (18.75%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (31.25%) Banking
2 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Network Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) IVR
2 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) e-Health
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 2000
2 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
1 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Low Latency
3 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Network Design
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Line Management
6 1 (3.13%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (37.50%) CCIE
3 9 (28.13%) CCNP
4 5 (15.63%) CCNA
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (15.63%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco IPCC
3 5 (15.63%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) Juniper
3 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 6 (18.75%) F5
5 5 (15.63%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) Novell
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) ION Trading
6 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) Aruba
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