The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - 36 46
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.03% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £323
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +27.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 33 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.71% 9.51% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 15 34
Average daily rate £348 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £183 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £377 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East