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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 383 407 419
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +12
Contract jobs citing VRRP 32 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.084% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.68% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 0
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£313 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -3.70%
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
3119 3097 3662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.95% 12.36% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1996 2024 2197
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 88 175
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +35 14 £300 - 2
Uxbridge - - - - 1
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (97.44%) BGP
2 38 (97.44%) HSRP
3 36 (92.31%) Firewall
3 36 (92.31%) OSPF
4 29 (74.36%) TCP/IP
4 29 (74.36%) VPN
5 27 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (64.10%) WAN
7 23 (58.97%) VLAN
8 20 (51.28%) Juniper
8 20 (51.28%) F5
9 19 (48.72%) Cisco IOS
9 19 (48.72%) CheckPoint
9 19 (48.72%) CCIE
9 19 (48.72%) LAN
10 17 (43.59%) CCNP
11 15 (38.46%) Network Security
12 14 (35.90%) EIGRP
12 14 (35.90%) Blue Coat
13 12 (30.77%) SNMP
13 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (28.21%) DMVPN
14 11 (28.21%) Sourcefire
14 11 (28.21%) Snort
14 11 (28.21%) PPP
15 10 (25.64%) Finance
15 10 (25.64%) Banking
16 9 (23.08%) Perl

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (97.44%) BGP
1 38 (97.44%) HSRP
2 36 (92.31%) Firewall
2 36 (92.31%) OSPF
3 29 (74.36%) TCP/IP
3 29 (74.36%) VPN
4 27 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 25 (64.10%) WAN
6 23 (58.97%) VLAN
7 19 (48.72%) Cisco IOS
7 19 (48.72%) LAN
8 15 (38.46%) Network Security
9 14 (35.90%) EIGRP
10 12 (30.77%) SNMP
11 11 (28.21%) DMVPN
11 11 (28.21%) PPP
12 8 (20.51%) TACACS
13 5 (12.82%) Ethernet
14 4 (10.26%) GGSN
14 4 (10.26%) SGSN
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
1 10 (25.64%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Russian Language
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Security Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Network Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Network Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Network Design Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Support
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 7 (17.95%) Low Latency
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Change Management
3 5 (12.82%) Network Design
4 4 (10.26%) Network Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Perl
2 5 (12.82%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (48.72%) CCIE
3 17 (43.59%) CCNP
4 6 (15.38%) CCSE
5 5 (12.82%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Snort
2 3 (7.69%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) RANCID
1 8 (20.51%) OpenNMS
2 1 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) Juniper
2 20 (51.28%) F5
3 19 (48.72%) CheckPoint
4 14 (35.90%) Blue Coat
5 11 (28.21%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.13%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Avaya
7 1 (2.56%) Exinda
7 1 (2.56%) Tufin
7 1 (2.56%) IronPort