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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 385 410 381
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs citing VRRP 18 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.029% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
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£300 £375 £690
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -45.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £406 £323
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2898 2932 3010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.32% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 1919 1888
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 December 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 December 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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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 +16 11 £300 - 5
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (98.00%) Cisco
1 49 (98.00%) OSPF
2 48 (96.00%) HSRP
3 47 (94.00%) Firewall
4 46 (92.00%) BGP
5 43 (86.00%) TCP/IP
6 41 (82.00%) VPN
7 37 (74.00%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (66.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (62.00%) CCIE
10 27 (54.00%) CCNP
11 25 (50.00%) SNMP
11 25 (50.00%) EIGRP
12 24 (48.00%) PPP
12 24 (48.00%) WAN
12 24 (48.00%) DMVPN
13 23 (46.00%) VLAN
14 22 (44.00%) Perl
14 22 (44.00%) UNIX
15 19 (38.00%) TACACS
15 19 (38.00%) LAN
15 19 (38.00%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (38.00%) OpenNMS
15 19 (38.00%) FlexPod
15 19 (38.00%) RANCID
16 18 (36.00%) Juniper
17 17 (34.00%) CheckPoint
17 17 (34.00%) F5
18 16 (32.00%) Change Management
19 14 (28.00%) Network Security

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (98.00%) OSPF
2 48 (96.00%) HSRP
3 47 (94.00%) Firewall
4 46 (92.00%) BGP
5 43 (86.00%) TCP/IP
6 41 (82.00%) VPN
7 33 (66.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (50.00%) EIGRP
8 25 (50.00%) SNMP
9 24 (48.00%) PPP
9 24 (48.00%) WAN
9 24 (48.00%) DMVPN
10 23 (46.00%) VLAN
11 19 (38.00%) TACACS
11 19 (38.00%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (38.00%) LAN
12 14 (28.00%) Network Security
13 6 (12.00%) DHCP
13 6 (12.00%) DNS
14 5 (10.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (24.00%) Banking
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Russian Language
5 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Security Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Cisco Support
4 11 (22.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Consultant
7 7 (14.00%) Network Consultant
7 7 (14.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (14.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 7 (14.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (12.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 6 (12.00%) Architect
8 6 (12.00%) Network Architect
9 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Solutions Consultant
10 1 (2.00%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) FlexPod
2 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Change Management
2 7 (14.00%) Low Latency
2 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.00%) Project Management
3 5 (10.00%) Network Design
4 4 (8.00%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.00%) Network Management
6 1 (2.00%) High Availability
6 1 (2.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Perl
2 7 (14.00%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (74.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (62.00%) CCIE
3 27 (54.00%) CCNP
4 5 (10.00%) CCNA
4 5 (10.00%) CCSE
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
5 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Snort
2 4 (8.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (38.00%) OpenNMS
1 19 (38.00%) RANCID
2 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 49 (98.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) Juniper
3 17 (34.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (34.00%) F5
4 12 (24.00%) Blue Coat
5 9 (18.00%) Sourcefire
6 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
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