The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP 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 VRRP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 74 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VRRP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £435 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £438
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
283 187 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.73% 21.35% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) SDH
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) DWDM
3 1 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) RNC
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (20.00%) ComArch
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) 2G
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Cramer

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing VRRP 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 VRRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) 2G
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) DWDM
3 1 (20.00%) LTE
3 1 (20.00%) MGW
3 1 (20.00%) RNC
3 1 (20.00%) SDH
3 1 (20.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IP Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (20.00%) ComArch
2 1 (20.00%) Cramer