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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 66 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing RIP 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
187 244 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.87% 24.18% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 84 70
Average daily rate £375 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.90 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 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 6 (100.00%) SNMP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Radware
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) CCIE
2 4 (66.67%) CCSP
2 4 (66.67%) CCDP
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Nokia
2 4 (66.67%) Redback
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 4 (66.67%) FWSM
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SNMP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) FWSM
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) SSH
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) DOCSIS
3 2 (33.33%) Telnet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) IP Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 2 (33.33%) STB
2 2 (33.33%) IPTV
2 2 (33.33%) MPEG
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) DRM
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCIE
1 4 (66.67%) CCSP
1 4 (66.67%) CCDP
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Radware
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
1 4 (66.67%) Nokia
1 4 (66.67%) Redback
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Tektronix
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe