The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 410 383 416
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +33
Contract jobs citing VRRP 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.028% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.071% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate - £388 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £300 £428
% change year-on-year
-41.66% -29.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.72 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+35.36% -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VRRP
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ruislip - - - -
City of London - - - -
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) HSRP
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) Huawei
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) French Language
5 2 (33.33%) German Language
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) Aruba
5 2 (33.33%) R
5 2 (33.33%) SMLT
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) Nortel
5 2 (33.33%) Netcool
6 1 (16.67%) SGI

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) HSRP
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) SMLT
6 1 (16.67%) 3G
6 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) ADSL
General
1 2 (33.33%) French Language
1 2 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Netcool
2 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) Aruba
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
4 1 (16.67%) SGI
4 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Trapeze
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel