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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 242 235 246
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing RIP 13 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.069% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.39% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£481 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -3.84%
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
1876 1548 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.57% 17.81% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 712 634
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 98 167
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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
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 20 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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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 +16 10 £500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £220 -
Kent - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) OSPF
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) CheckPoint
3 17 (70.83%) Firewall
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (62.50%) VPN
6 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
7 11 (45.83%) BGP
7 11 (45.83%) Juniper
7 11 (45.83%) CCIE
8 10 (41.67%) ITIL
8 10 (41.67%) Network Security
9 9 (37.50%) CCNP
10 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 8 (33.33%) MPLS
10 8 (33.33%) VLAN
10 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (29.17%) F5
12 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
12 6 (25.00%) eTOM
12 6 (25.00%) Network Design
12 6 (25.00%) Internet
12 6 (25.00%) EIGRP
12 6 (25.00%) LAN
12 6 (25.00%) CISSP
13 5 (20.83%) DNS
13 5 (20.83%) IPsec
13 5 (20.83%) Degree
13 5 (20.83%) Wireshark

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) OSPF
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
3 15 (62.50%) VPN
4 11 (45.83%) BGP
5 10 (41.67%) Network Security
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (33.33%) MPLS
6 8 (33.33%) VLAN
6 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (25.00%) Internet
8 6 (25.00%) LAN
8 6 (25.00%) EIGRP
9 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
9 5 (20.83%) IPsec
9 5 (20.83%) DNS
10 3 (12.50%) SNMP
10 3 (12.50%) DHCP
10 3 (12.50%) WAN
10 3 (12.50%) H.323
General
1 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) IP Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Design Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) SecurID
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) eTOM
2 6 (25.00%) Network Design
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (8.33%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCIE
3 9 (37.50%) CCNP
4 6 (25.00%) CISSP
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) CCSP
7 2 (8.33%) CCNA
7 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared
8 1 (4.17%) CCDP
8 1 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (4.17%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) CheckPoint
3 11 (45.83%) Juniper
4 7 (29.17%) F5
5 3 (12.50%) AlgoSec
5 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (12.50%) Tufin
5 3 (12.50%) Nokia
6 2 (8.33%) Radware
6 2 (8.33%) Redback
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Nortel
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