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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
464 583 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.76% 14.11% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 341 228
Median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £519 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 37
Median hourly rate £19.63 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) NETGEAR
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (66.67%) Software Licensing
2 2 (66.67%) vMotion
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN

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 (66.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Software Licensing
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) NETGEAR
1 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco