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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 391 413 383
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Contract jobs citing VRRP 19 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.008% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.071% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 6
Average daily rate
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£375 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £175 £300
% change year-on-year
+91.42% -41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £25.72 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+60.38% +35.36%
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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
3004 2808 3077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.47% 11.59% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 1822 1919
Average daily rate £375 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 87 135
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 April 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 17 April 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 - 4 £338 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (100.00%) OSPF
2 30 (96.77%) HSRP
3 28 (90.32%) BGP
3 28 (90.32%) Cisco
4 21 (67.74%) TCP/IP
5 20 (64.52%) EIGRP
6 16 (51.61%) Firewall
7 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
7 15 (48.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (45.16%) MPLS
9 13 (41.94%) Wireless
9 13 (41.94%) VPN
9 13 (41.94%) DNS
9 13 (41.94%) DHCP
10 12 (38.71%) CCIE
11 11 (35.48%) Juniper
11 11 (35.48%) NX-OS
11 11 (35.48%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (35.48%) SolarWinds
12 10 (32.26%) HP
12 10 (32.26%) WAN
12 10 (32.26%) LAN
13 9 (29.03%) Windows
13 9 (29.03%) CiscoWorks
13 9 (29.03%) CCNP
13 9 (29.03%) SNMP
13 9 (29.03%) OpenView
13 9 (29.03%) Websense

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) OSPF
2 30 (96.77%) HSRP
3 28 (90.32%) BGP
4 21 (67.74%) TCP/IP
5 20 (64.52%) EIGRP
6 16 (51.61%) Firewall
7 15 (48.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (45.16%) MPLS
9 13 (41.94%) Wireless
9 13 (41.94%) VPN
9 13 (41.94%) DNS
9 13 (41.94%) DHCP
10 11 (35.48%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (35.48%) NX-OS
11 10 (32.26%) LAN
11 10 (32.26%) WAN
12 9 (29.03%) SNMP
12 9 (29.03%) VLAN
13 8 (25.81%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Network Engineer
2 14 (45.16%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (45.16%) Security Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Support
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Design Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) FlexPod
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Eurex
2 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) Information Security
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (16.13%) Low Latency
2 5 (16.13%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (12.90%) Network Design
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (38.71%) CCIE
3 9 (29.03%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) CCSE
5 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) Snort
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) OpenView
1 9 (29.03%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (25.81%) AirWatch
3 6 (19.35%) RANCID
3 6 (19.35%) OpenNMS
4 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (6.45%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
3 11 (35.48%) Juniper
3 11 (35.48%) SolarWinds
4 10 (32.26%) HP
5 9 (29.03%) Websense
5 9 (29.03%) Aruba
5 9 (29.03%) VMware
6 8 (25.81%) F5
7 6 (19.35%) Blue Coat
7 6 (19.35%) Sourcefire
8 3 (9.68%) SevOne
9 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.23%) BT
10 1 (3.23%) Remedy
10 1 (3.23%) Citrix
10 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.23%) Zerto