The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank - 69 70
Contract jobs citing RIP 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.94% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £393 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.51% +30.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £38.92 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-44.10% +17.03%
RIP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
211 213 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 22.37% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 113 92
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

RIP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

RIP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

RIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the Reading region.

RIP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RIP 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 Reading region with a requirement for RIP.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IP Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (50.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) F5