The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 148 158 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.087% 0.047% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £331 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
520 531 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.11% 12.47% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 290 246
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £226 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 51
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing VRRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VRRP across the North West region.

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VRRP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VRRP across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

VRRP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VRRP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 2 £413 -
Manchester - 1 £325 - 2
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VRRP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (50.00%) vMotion
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) DSL
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) DSL
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) NETGEAR
1 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper