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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 377 398 370
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Contract jobs citing VRRP 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
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£300 £343 £999
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -65.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £438 £300
% change year-on-year
-27.14% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2730 2677 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.20% 12.25% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1732 1719
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 68 157
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 - 7 £300 - 3
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 48 (97.96%) OSPF
2 47 (95.92%) Cisco
2 47 (95.92%) HSRP
3 45 (91.84%) Firewall
4 44 (89.80%) BGP
5 43 (87.76%) TCP/IP
6 39 (79.59%) VPN
7 35 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (65.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (61.22%) CCIE
10 27 (55.10%) CCNP
10 27 (55.10%) EIGRP
11 26 (53.06%) SNMP
12 25 (51.02%) PPP
12 25 (51.02%) DMVPN
13 22 (44.90%) Perl
13 22 (44.90%) UNIX
14 21 (42.86%) WAN
14 21 (42.86%) VLAN
15 19 (38.78%) TACACS
15 19 (38.78%) OpenNMS
15 19 (38.78%) FlexPod
15 19 (38.78%) RANCID
16 18 (36.73%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (34.69%) Juniper
17 17 (34.69%) LAN
18 16 (32.65%) Change Management
18 16 (32.65%) F5
19 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
20 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (97.96%) OSPF
2 47 (95.92%) HSRP
3 45 (91.84%) Firewall
4 44 (89.80%) BGP
5 43 (87.76%) TCP/IP
6 39 (79.59%) VPN
7 32 (65.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 27 (55.10%) EIGRP
9 26 (53.06%) SNMP
10 25 (51.02%) PPP
10 25 (51.02%) DMVPN
11 21 (42.86%) WAN
11 21 (42.86%) VLAN
12 19 (38.78%) TACACS
13 18 (36.73%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (34.69%) LAN
15 11 (22.45%) Network Security
16 6 (12.24%) DHCP
16 6 (12.24%) DNS
17 5 (10.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (22.45%) Banking
2 7 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Russian Language
5 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Network Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco Support
3 11 (22.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Support Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Security Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Consultant
6 7 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
6 7 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 7 (14.29%) Network Consultant
7 6 (12.24%) Network Architect
7 6 (12.24%) Architect
7 6 (12.24%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.16%) Network Design Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
10 1 (2.04%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) FlexPod
2 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Change Management
2 7 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.16%) Project Management
4 4 (8.16%) Network Design
5 3 (6.12%) Network Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.04%) High Availability
7 1 (2.04%) Change Control
7 1 (2.04%) Network Management
7 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) Perl
2 7 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (61.22%) CCIE
3 27 (55.10%) CCNP
4 5 (10.20%) CCSE
5 4 (8.16%) CCNA
6 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Snort
2 4 (8.16%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) OpenNMS
1 19 (38.78%) RANCID
2 2 (4.08%) SCOM
2 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.04%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) Cisco
2 17 (34.69%) Juniper
3 16 (32.65%) F5
4 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
5 10 (20.41%) Blue Coat
6 7 (14.29%) Sourcefire
7 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.08%) HP
8 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.04%) Dell
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft