The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
England / South East
Rank 235 256 241
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing RIP 4 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.080% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.39% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £675 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.45% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £275 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £815 £287 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.08% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1553 1786 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.29% 20.41% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 993 941
Median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 114
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RIP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RIP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RIP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIP across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

RIP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

RIP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

RIP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RIP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +19 2 - -
Surrey +15 2 £675 +145.45%
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for RIP.

1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) MPLS
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) DSL
2 3 (50.00%) ADSL
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) xDSL
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Validation

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) MPLS
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) ADSL
2 3 (50.00%) DSL
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) xDSL
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) SDH
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Director
2 1 (16.67%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCDA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) NetQoS