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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 383 415 373
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -42
Contract jobs citing RIP 32 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.028% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.23% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 11
Average daily rate
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£250 £421 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.65% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £301 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.71% -16.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.84%
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
3068 3040 3138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.75% 12.27% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2081 2009 1985
Average daily rate £388 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 90 155
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +27 4 £200 -55.55% 2
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (93.33%) BGP
3 36 (80.00%) EIGRP
3 36 (80.00%) OSPF
4 35 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (66.67%) Juniper
5 30 (66.67%) WAN
6 27 (60.00%) Firewall
7 26 (57.78%) CCNA
8 24 (53.33%) LAN
8 24 (53.33%) CCNP
9 21 (46.67%) F5
9 21 (46.67%) Multicast
10 20 (44.44%) CheckPoint
11 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 13 (28.89%) VPN
13 13 (28.89%) ITIL
13 13 (28.89%) Banking
13 13 (28.89%) Riverbed
13 13 (28.89%) HSRP
14 12 (26.67%) Low Latency
14 12 (26.67%) Wireless
14 12 (26.67%) Finance
15 11 (24.44%) IPsec
16 10 (22.22%) Network Design
16 10 (22.22%) Windows
16 10 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
17 9 (20.00%) SNMP

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 42 (93.33%) BGP
2 36 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 36 (80.00%) OSPF
3 30 (66.67%) WAN
4 27 (60.00%) Firewall
5 24 (53.33%) LAN
6 21 (46.67%) Multicast
7 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (28.89%) VPN
8 13 (28.89%) HSRP
9 12 (26.67%) Wireless
10 11 (24.44%) IPsec
11 10 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (20.00%) SNMP
12 9 (20.00%) DWDM
13 8 (17.78%) VoIP
13 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
14 7 (15.56%) Network Security
15 6 (13.33%) IGMP
15 6 (13.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (28.89%) Banking
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Network Support
3 7 (15.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Junior
7 1 (2.22%) Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) NHS
2 2 (4.44%) SecurID
2 2 (4.44%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
3 12 (26.67%) Low Latency
4 10 (22.22%) Network Design
5 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.33%) Network Management
6 5 (11.11%) Time Management
7 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.22%) eTOM
Qualifications
1 35 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (57.78%) CCNA
3 24 (53.33%) CCNP
4 9 (20.00%) CCIE
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (66.67%) Juniper
3 21 (46.67%) F5
4 20 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (28.89%) Riverbed
7 9 (20.00%) VMware
8 6 (13.33%) Nortel
9 4 (8.89%) CA
10 2 (4.44%) Splunk
10 2 (4.44%) SevOne
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