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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 69 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing RIP 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 1.18% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £296 £288
% change year-on-year
+18.14% +3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
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
209 170 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.16% 19.72% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 54 85
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £491 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.61 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.29 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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 24 June 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 6 (100.00%) SNMP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VRRP
2 5 (83.33%) CCSA
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (83.33%) ProxySG
2 5 (83.33%) CCSE
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) HTTPS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) BIG-IP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) FWSM
2 5 (83.33%) FortiGate
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (83.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (83.33%) DDoS Mitigation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) SNMP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) BIG-IP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) FWSM
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) HTTPS
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
2 5 (83.33%) VRRP
2 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) DOCSIS
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) Telnet
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) IP Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) IP Security Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV
2 1 (16.67%) MPEG
2 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
2 1 (16.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) DDoS Mitigation
1 5 (83.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 5 (83.33%) High Availability
1 5 (83.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (83.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) DRM
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Video Content Ingestion
2 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) CCSA
1 5 (83.33%) CCSE
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Tektronix