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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 421 432 403
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Contract jobs citing VRRP 24 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.076% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.59% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 4
Median daily rate £525 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
- -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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
3312 3074 3054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.34% 12.94% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 1984 1874
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 92 99
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 1 £500 +5.26%
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) OSPF
2 32 (96.97%) BGP
3 30 (90.91%) HSRP
4 29 (87.88%) Cisco
5 23 (69.70%) VPN
6 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
6 22 (66.67%) LAN
6 22 (66.67%) WAN
7 21 (63.64%) Wireless
8 20 (60.61%) Data Centre
9 19 (57.58%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (54.55%) EIGRP
11 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (45.45%) Firewall
12 15 (45.45%) Windows
12 15 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (42.42%) 802.1X
14 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
14 13 (39.39%) VoIP
14 13 (39.39%) IPsec
14 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
15 12 (36.36%) SSL
15 12 (36.36%) Finance
16 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
17 10 (30.30%) CCNP
17 10 (30.30%) CCNA
17 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
17 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
17 10 (30.30%) Juniper
17 10 (30.30%) Network Security

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 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
1 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) OSPF
2 32 (96.97%) BGP
3 30 (90.91%) HSRP
4 23 (69.70%) VPN
5 22 (66.67%) LAN
5 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 22 (66.67%) WAN
6 21 (63.64%) Wireless
7 19 (57.58%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (54.55%) EIGRP
9 15 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (45.45%) Firewall
10 13 (39.39%) IPsec
10 13 (39.39%) VoIP
11 12 (36.36%) SSL
12 10 (30.30%) Network Security
13 9 (27.27%) 802.11
13 9 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless
13 9 (27.27%) NX-OS
14 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Support
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Support
6 1 (3.03%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (27.27%) Change Control
2 9 (27.27%) Change Management
2 9 (27.27%) Network Planning
3 8 (24.24%) Escalation Management
4 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.12%) High Availability
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.06%) Logistics
7 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
8 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.03%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Korn
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) CCNA
2 10 (30.30%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCIE
4 3 (9.09%) CCSA
5 2 (6.06%) CCSE
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.06%) RHCT
6 1 (3.03%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) Snort
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Cacti
1 9 (27.27%) Nagios
1 9 (27.27%) SmokePing
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) Juniper
4 10 (30.30%) Palo Alto
4 10 (30.30%) SolarWinds
5 9 (27.27%) Aruba
5 9 (27.27%) Riverbed
6 8 (24.24%) Intel Security
7 7 (21.21%) F5
8 5 (15.15%) Fortinet
8 5 (15.15%) VMware
9 3 (9.09%) Stonesoft
10 2 (6.06%) Citrix
10 2 (6.06%) EMC
10 2 (6.06%) Meraki
11 1 (3.03%) Avaya
11 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
11 1 (3.03%) IBM
11 1 (3.03%) Mitel