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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 390 397 377
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing VRRP 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.009% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.077% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
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£463 £285 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.28% -40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £285 £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £469 £300
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.88 -
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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
2766 2593 2840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 11.77% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1776 1628 1768
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 72 143
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -30.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 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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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 - 5 £463 - 3
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 36 (97.30%) OSPF
2 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 35 (94.59%) Firewall
2 35 (94.59%) HSRP
3 34 (91.89%) TCP/IP
4 32 (86.49%) BGP
5 30 (81.08%) VPN
6 24 (64.86%) EIGRP
7 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (62.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (59.46%) DMVPN
8 22 (59.46%) PPP
8 22 (59.46%) SNMP
9 21 (56.76%) CCIE
9 21 (56.76%) CCNP
10 20 (54.05%) Perl
10 20 (54.05%) UNIX
11 17 (45.95%) TACACS
11 17 (45.95%) FlexPod
11 17 (45.95%) RANCID
11 17 (45.95%) OpenNMS
12 14 (37.84%) Change Management
13 13 (35.14%) VLAN
14 12 (32.43%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (32.43%) WAN
15 11 (29.73%) Juniper
16 10 (27.03%) F5
16 10 (27.03%) LAN
17 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
18 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (97.30%) OSPF
2 35 (94.59%) Firewall
2 35 (94.59%) HSRP
3 34 (91.89%) TCP/IP
4 32 (86.49%) BGP
5 30 (81.08%) VPN
6 24 (64.86%) EIGRP
7 23 (62.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (59.46%) DMVPN
8 22 (59.46%) PPP
8 22 (59.46%) SNMP
9 17 (45.95%) TACACS
10 13 (35.14%) VLAN
11 12 (32.43%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (32.43%) WAN
12 10 (27.03%) LAN
13 6 (16.22%) DHCP
13 6 (16.22%) DNS
14 5 (13.51%) HTTP
15 4 (10.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Russian Language
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Network Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco Support
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Security Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Network Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Security Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco Consultant
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Network Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Network Design Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) FlexPod
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Change Management
2 3 (8.11%) Project Management
3 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.41%) Network Design
3 2 (5.41%) Network Planning
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.70%) Network Management
4 1 (2.70%) High Availability
4 1 (2.70%) Change Control
4 1 (2.70%) Low Latency
4 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Perl
2 6 (16.22%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (56.76%) CCIE
2 21 (56.76%) CCNP
3 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) CCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Snort
2 4 (10.81%) ProxySG
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) OpenNMS
1 17 (45.95%) RANCID
2 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) Juniper
3 10 (27.03%) F5
4 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
5 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
6 7 (18.92%) Sourcefire
7 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.70%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
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