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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank - - 111
Contract jobs citing RIP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £25.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+30.39% -34.61%
RIP
UK

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
356 280 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.72% 11.31% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 120 126
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -19.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) L2TP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) L2TP
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware