The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 63 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £331 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
VRRP
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
174 205 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.42% 20.96% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 104 92
Median daily rate £433 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £233 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.89 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.26 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VRRP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VRRP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) RIP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
3 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (71.43%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) High Availability
3 5 (71.43%) FWSM
3 5 (71.43%) FortiGate
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (71.43%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 5 (71.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (71.43%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (71.43%) CISSP
3 5 (71.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (71.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (71.43%) SNMP
3 5 (71.43%) SMTP
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) HTTPS
3 5 (71.43%) CCSA
3 5 (71.43%) Blue Coat

VRRP
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 (14.29%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) RIP
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (71.43%) FWSM
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) HTTPS
3 5 (71.43%) SMTP
3 5 (71.43%) SNMP
3 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) HSRP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) IP Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) IP Security Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DDoS Mitigation
1 5 (71.43%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 5 (71.43%) High Availability
1 5 (71.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (71.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCSA
2 5 (71.43%) CCSE
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) VCP4
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) ProxySG
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Blue Coat
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) VMware