The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank - 132 -
Contract jobs citing RIP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.073% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
304 366 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.49% 13.31% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 199 103
Average daily rate £313 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £177 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.35 £16.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.81% -43.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RIP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RIP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

RIP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RIP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

RIP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Support
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco