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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 244 266 245
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -21
Contract jobs citing RIP 2 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.073% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.39% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £375 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £38.92 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-44.10% +29.71%
RIP
England

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
1555 1785 1896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.06% 18.71% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 963 883
Median daily rate £375 £387 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% +10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 120 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £375 - 3
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
3 7 (77.78%) MPLS
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (55.56%) CCNP
5 5 (55.56%) LAN
6 4 (44.44%) WAN
6 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (44.44%) CCNA
6 4 (44.44%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 3 (33.33%) SNMP
7 3 (33.33%) Firewall
7 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (33.33%) F5
7 3 (33.33%) HSRP
7 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 2 (22.22%) Video Content Ingestion
8 2 (22.22%) Digital TV
8 2 (22.22%) FWSM
8 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand
8 2 (22.22%) Video Processing
8 2 (22.22%) Tektronix
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (22.22%) IPTV

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
3 7 (77.78%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) HSRP
6 3 (33.33%) SNMP
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (22.22%) FWSM
7 2 (22.22%) IPsec
7 2 (22.22%) SSH
7 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 2 (22.22%) Wireless
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Switch Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Video On Demand Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IP Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IP Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IPTV Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Digital TV
2 2 (22.22%) IPTV
2 2 (22.22%) MPEG
2 2 (22.22%) Streaming Video
2 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (11.11%) e-Health
3 1 (11.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) DRM
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum
1 2 (22.22%) Validation
1 2 (22.22%) Video Content Ingestion
1 2 (22.22%) Video Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (11.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
5 1 (11.11%) CCSA
5 1 (11.11%) CCSE
5 1 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Tektronix
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Foundry
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) NetQoS
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto