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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 398 408 409
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing VRRP 16 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.051% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 11
Average daily rate
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£463 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £366 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.08% +22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
VRRP
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
3055 2906 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.97% 12.30% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1994 1810 1783
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 91 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 8 £475 +65.21% 2
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) HSRP
2 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 34 (97.14%) OSPF
2 34 (97.14%) BGP
3 24 (68.57%) CheckPoint
4 23 (65.71%) MPLS
4 23 (65.71%) Wireless
5 20 (57.14%) Firewall
5 20 (57.14%) IPsec
5 20 (57.14%) TCP/IP
6 18 (51.43%) WAN
6 18 (51.43%) LAN
6 18 (51.43%) EIGRP
6 18 (51.43%) Spanning Tree
7 15 (42.86%) Windows
7 15 (42.86%) DHCP
7 15 (42.86%) DNS
7 15 (42.86%) Juniper
7 15 (42.86%) Aruba
8 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (40.00%) VPN
8 14 (40.00%) Finance
9 11 (31.43%) Multicast
10 10 (28.57%) Websense
10 10 (28.57%) VMware
10 10 (28.57%) CCIE
10 10 (28.57%) OpenView
10 10 (28.57%) HP
10 10 (28.57%) CiscoWorks

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) HSRP
2 34 (97.14%) OSPF
2 34 (97.14%) BGP
3 23 (65.71%) Wireless
3 23 (65.71%) MPLS
4 20 (57.14%) Firewall
4 20 (57.14%) IPsec
4 20 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 18 (51.43%) LAN
5 18 (51.43%) WAN
5 18 (51.43%) EIGRP
5 18 (51.43%) Spanning Tree
6 15 (42.86%) DNS
6 15 (42.86%) DHCP
7 14 (40.00%) VPN
7 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (31.43%) Multicast
9 9 (25.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (25.71%) NX-OS
9 9 (25.71%) DSL
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Network Engineer
2 14 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 13 (37.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (25.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Network Support
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Network Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Network Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Support
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (8.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Eurex
4 2 (5.71%) NHS
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Information Security
1 6 (17.14%) Low Latency
1 6 (17.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 5 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 4 (11.43%) Network Design
3 4 (11.43%) Network Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCIE
3 8 (22.86%) CCSA
4 5 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) CCNP
6 3 (8.57%) CCNA
7 2 (5.71%) CCSE
8 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) OpenView
1 10 (28.57%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (25.71%) AirWatch
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 24 (68.57%) CheckPoint
3 15 (42.86%) Aruba
3 15 (42.86%) Juniper
4 10 (28.57%) F5
4 10 (28.57%) Websense
4 10 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 10 (28.57%) HP
4 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 5 (14.29%) Sourcefire
6 4 (11.43%) Verint
6 4 (11.43%) CyberTech
7 3 (8.57%) SevOne
8 1 (2.86%) Foundry
8 1 (2.86%) BT
8 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy