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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 422 412 408
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing VRRP 21 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.94% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 15
Median daily rate £513 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £344 £368
% change year-on-year
-15.63% -6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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
3287 2875 3246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.40% 12.29% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 1901 2089
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 85 91
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +3 4 £488 +2.63%
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 38 (100.00%) OSPF
2 37 (97.37%) BGP
3 35 (92.11%) HSRP
4 34 (89.47%) Cisco
5 29 (76.32%) TCP/IP
6 23 (60.53%) VPN
7 22 (57.89%) LAN
7 22 (57.89%) WAN
7 22 (57.89%) EIGRP
8 21 (55.26%) Wireless
8 21 (55.26%) Data Centre
9 20 (52.63%) IPsec
9 20 (52.63%) Windows
9 20 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (50.00%) Firewall
10 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (44.74%) Finance
12 16 (42.11%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (39.47%) Juniper
13 15 (39.47%) Palo Alto
13 15 (39.47%) Aruba
14 13 (34.21%) F5
14 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
14 13 (34.21%) SSL
15 12 (31.58%) VoIP
15 12 (31.58%) CheckPoint
15 12 (31.58%) Change Management
15 12 (31.58%) 802.1X
16 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
17 10 (26.32%) MS Excel

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 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
1 10 (26.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (100.00%) OSPF
2 37 (97.37%) BGP
3 35 (92.11%) HSRP
4 29 (76.32%) TCP/IP
5 23 (60.53%) VPN
6 22 (57.89%) EIGRP
6 22 (57.89%) LAN
6 22 (57.89%) WAN
7 21 (55.26%) Wireless
8 20 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (52.63%) IPsec
9 19 (50.00%) Firewall
10 16 (42.11%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (34.21%) SSL
12 12 (31.58%) VoIP
13 10 (26.32%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (26.32%) Network Security
13 10 (26.32%) NX-OS
14 9 (23.68%) 802.11
14 9 (23.68%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Support
3 5 (13.16%) Data Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Data Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Manager
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
4 3 (7.89%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Change Management
2 10 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (23.68%) Change Control
3 9 (23.68%) Network Planning
4 8 (21.05%) Escalation Management
5 6 (15.79%) Network Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.53%) Low Latency
7 4 (10.53%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.89%) High Availability
8 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.26%) ITIL
9 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.26%) Logistics
9 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
9 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) Korn
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) CCIE
2 9 (23.68%) CCNA
2 9 (23.68%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) CCSA
5 2 (5.26%) CCSE
5 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.26%) RHCT
6 1 (2.63%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) Snort
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Cacti
1 9 (23.68%) Nagios
1 9 (23.68%) SmokePing
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 34 (89.47%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) Aruba
2 15 (39.47%) Juniper
2 15 (39.47%) Palo Alto
3 13 (34.21%) F5
4 12 (31.58%) CheckPoint
5 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
6 10 (26.32%) SolarWinds
7 9 (23.68%) Riverbed
8 8 (21.05%) Intel Security
9 5 (13.16%) Fortinet
9 5 (13.16%) VMware
10 3 (7.89%) Stonesoft
11 2 (5.26%) Citrix
11 2 (5.26%) EMC
12 1 (2.63%) Avaya
12 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
12 1 (2.63%) IBM
12 1 (2.63%) Mitel
12 1 (2.63%) Nokia