The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
England / London
Rank 383 404 405
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing VRRP 26 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.076% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.60% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 8
Median daily rate £470 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +58.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
2473 2661 2759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 12.67% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1673 1740 1845
Median daily rate £430 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 78 64
Median hourly rate £44.50 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.65% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VRRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in London

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VRRP across the London region.

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in London

VRRP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VRRP across the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

VRRP Daily Rate Histogram in London

VRRP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the London region.

VRRP Hourly Rate Trend in London

VRRP
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 VRRP within the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
City of London -4 1 £463 +2.77% 1
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 44 (100.00%) OSPF
2 42 (95.45%) Cisco
3 37 (84.09%) HSRP
4 35 (79.55%) BGP
5 32 (72.73%) IPsec
6 31 (70.45%) VPN
7 30 (68.18%) Firewall
8 28 (63.64%) WAN
9 26 (59.09%) Finance
10 25 (56.82%) TCP/IP
11 23 (52.27%) CheckPoint
12 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (47.73%) LAN
14 20 (45.45%) Wireless
14 20 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
15 18 (40.91%) Juniper
16 17 (38.64%) Cisco Wireless
17 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
17 16 (36.36%) EIGRP
18 14 (31.82%) CCIE
19 13 (29.55%) SSL
20 12 (27.27%) Windows
20 12 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
20 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
21 11 (25.00%) Asset Management
21 11 (25.00%) CCNP
21 11 (25.00%) Change Management
22 10 (22.73%) MPLS
22 10 (22.73%) CCSA

VRRP
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (100.00%) OSPF
2 37 (84.09%) HSRP
3 35 (79.55%) BGP
4 32 (72.73%) IPsec
5 31 (70.45%) VPN
6 30 (68.18%) Firewall
7 28 (63.64%) WAN
8 25 (56.82%) TCP/IP
9 22 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (47.73%) LAN
11 20 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
11 20 (45.45%) Wireless
12 17 (38.64%) Cisco Wireless
13 16 (36.36%) EIGRP
14 13 (29.55%) SSL
15 12 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (22.73%) DHCP
16 10 (22.73%) DNS
16 10 (22.73%) MPLS
16 10 (22.73%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (59.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Voice Network Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Network Support
4 7 (15.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Security Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Network Support
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Voice Support Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Cisco Support
6 5 (11.36%) Data Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) 802.1X
2 4 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.55%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (4.55%) Social Network
3 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Unix
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 11 (25.00%) Change Management
2 6 (13.64%) Network Architecture
3 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
3 5 (11.36%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (11.36%) Threat Management
3 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (9.09%) Investment Management
4 4 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 4 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 4 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.55%) Logistics
6 2 (4.55%) Network Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.82%) CCIE
3 11 (25.00%) CCNP
4 10 (22.73%) CCNA
4 10 (22.73%) CCSA
5 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.82%) Degree
7 2 (4.55%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.55%) RHCT
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (4.55%) OPNET
1 2 (4.55%) Pingdom
1 2 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.27%) Cacti
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Cisco
2 23 (52.27%) CheckPoint
3 18 (40.91%) Juniper
4 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
5 9 (20.45%) F5
6 7 (15.91%) Aruba
7 6 (13.64%) Fortinet
7 6 (13.64%) VMware
8 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.36%) Sourcefire
9 4 (9.09%) Meraki
10 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
10 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.55%) CyberTech
11 2 (4.55%) Red Box
11 2 (4.55%) Splunk
11 2 (4.55%) Verint
12 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
12 1 (2.27%) Citrix
12 1 (2.27%) Intel Security