The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP 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 VRRP over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 386 397 408
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing VRRP 40 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.091% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 0.74% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 2
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£313 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3193 3109 3329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.95% 12.27% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2111 2053 2122
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £570 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 91 147
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 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 +30 18 £300 - 3
Uxbridge - - - -
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 52 (100.00%) Cisco
2 50 (96.15%) HSRP
3 49 (94.23%) BGP
4 48 (92.31%) OSPF
4 48 (92.31%) Firewall
5 42 (80.77%) TCP/IP
6 41 (78.85%) VPN
7 35 (67.31%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (65.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (57.69%) WAN
10 26 (50.00%) CCIE
10 26 (50.00%) VLAN
11 25 (48.08%) CCNP
12 24 (46.15%) Juniper
12 24 (46.15%) LAN
12 24 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (44.23%) F5
13 23 (44.23%) CheckPoint
14 22 (42.31%) EIGRP
15 20 (38.46%) SNMP
16 19 (36.54%) PPP
16 19 (36.54%) DMVPN
17 18 (34.62%) Blue Coat
18 17 (32.69%) Perl
18 17 (32.69%) UNIX
19 16 (30.77%) FIX Protocol
19 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (28.85%) RANCID
20 15 (28.85%) FlexPod
20 15 (28.85%) Network Security

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VRRP 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 VRRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (96.15%) HSRP
2 49 (94.23%) BGP
3 48 (92.31%) Firewall
3 48 (92.31%) OSPF
4 42 (80.77%) TCP/IP
5 41 (78.85%) VPN
6 34 (65.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (57.69%) WAN
8 26 (50.00%) VLAN
9 24 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
9 24 (46.15%) LAN
10 22 (42.31%) EIGRP
11 20 (38.46%) SNMP
12 19 (36.54%) PPP
12 19 (36.54%) DMVPN
13 15 (28.85%) TACACS
13 15 (28.85%) Network Security
14 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
14 5 (9.62%) IPv6
15 4 (7.69%) IPv4
General
1 13 (25.00%) Banking
2 11 (21.15%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Network Engineer
2 15 (28.85%) Senior Network Engineer
2 15 (28.85%) Security Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (19.23%) Senior Security Engineer
6 9 (17.31%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 8 (15.38%) Network Consultant
7 8 (15.38%) Consultant
8 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
8 7 (13.46%) Cisco Consultant
8 7 (13.46%) Cisco Support
8 7 (13.46%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 7 (13.46%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 5 (9.62%) Network Design Architect
9 5 (9.62%) Architect
9 5 (9.62%) Network Architect
9 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (28.85%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Change Management
2 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
3 7 (13.46%) Low Latency
4 5 (9.62%) Network Design
4 5 (9.62%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Network Planning
6 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.92%) Network Management
7 1 (1.92%) Change Control
7 1 (1.92%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) Perl
2 7 (13.46%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (67.31%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (50.00%) CCIE
3 25 (48.08%) CCNP
4 6 (11.54%) CCNA
4 6 (11.54%) CCSE
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Snort
2 6 (11.54%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) OpenNMS
1 15 (28.85%) RANCID
2 1 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (46.15%) Juniper
3 23 (44.23%) CheckPoint
3 23 (44.23%) F5
4 18 (34.62%) Blue Coat
5 14 (26.92%) Sourcefire
6 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (1.92%) Dell
8 1 (1.92%) Avaya
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) NetApp
8 1 (1.92%) Tufin
8 1 (1.92%) IronPort
8 1 (1.92%) Exinda
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