The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 64 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RIP 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
RIP
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
184 230 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.40% 23.26% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 69
Average daily rate £350 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1014.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing RIP 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 RIP.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) FWSM
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) Redback
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Radware
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia
4 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (40.00%) CCSP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCDP
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing RIP 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 RIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) FWSM
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) IP Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (20.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
4 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (40.00%) CCSP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCDP
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) CCSA
5 1 (20.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Redback
3 2 (40.00%) Radware
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat