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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 237 227 235
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing RIP 9 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.38% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 1.81% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £275 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £363 £268
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -19 6 - - 1
Surrey - 3 £275 -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (100.00%) OSPF
2 18 (94.74%) BGP
3 15 (78.95%) MPLS
4 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco
6 9 (47.37%) DNS
6 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (47.37%) Juniper
7 8 (42.11%) CCNA
7 8 (42.11%) LAN
8 7 (36.84%) SNMP
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (31.58%) Validation
10 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
10 5 (26.32%) VPN
10 5 (26.32%) WAN
10 5 (26.32%) HP
10 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
11 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
11 4 (21.05%) HSRP
11 4 (21.05%) Video Processing
11 4 (21.05%) Video on Demand
11 4 (21.05%) Degree
11 4 (21.05%) Silverlight
11 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 4 (21.05%) Apple
11 4 (21.05%) DTV
11 4 (21.05%) MPEG
11 4 (21.05%) Windows

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) OSPF
2 18 (94.74%) BGP
3 15 (78.95%) MPLS
4 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
5 9 (47.37%) DNS
6 8 (42.11%) LAN
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (36.84%) SNMP
8 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
8 5 (26.32%) VPN
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) HSRP
9 4 (21.05%) HTTP
9 4 (21.05%) IPsec
9 4 (21.05%) L2TP
10 3 (15.79%) DOCSIS
10 3 (15.79%) SSH
10 3 (15.79%) Telnet
10 3 (15.79%) Wireless
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Support
2 5 (26.32%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Support
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IP Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) DTV
2 4 (21.05%) IPTV
2 4 (21.05%) MPEG
2 4 (21.05%) Streaming Video
2 4 (21.05%) Video on Demand
3 3 (15.79%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Validation
2 4 (21.05%) Video Processing
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) DRM
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Presales
4 1 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Adobe
4 4 (21.05%) Apple
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) F5
5 3 (15.79%) NetQoS
5 3 (15.79%) Tektronix
6 2 (10.53%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.53%) ProCurve
7 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint