The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 231 227 242
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing RIP 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.024% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £260
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.00
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1702 1527 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.00% 18.30% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 659 550
Average daily rate £335 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 153 188
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
RIP
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +4 8 £455 +65.45% 1
Hampshire - 2 £195 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (88.89%) OSPF
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (66.67%) BGP
4 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 10 (55.56%) CCNP
4 10 (55.56%) VPN
5 9 (50.00%) Firewall
5 9 (50.00%) MPLS
5 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (44.44%) Internet
6 8 (44.44%) ITIL
7 7 (38.89%) LAN
7 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
7 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
7 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
8 6 (33.33%) Network Security
8 6 (33.33%) CCIE
8 6 (33.33%) CCNA
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 5 (27.78%) WAN
9 5 (27.78%) CISSP
9 5 (27.78%) eTOM
9 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (22.22%) Degree
10 4 (22.22%) BC Cleared
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (22.22%) xDSL
10 4 (22.22%) F5

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) OSPF
2 12 (66.67%) BGP
3 10 (55.56%) VPN
4 9 (50.00%) MPLS
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) Internet
6 7 (38.89%) LAN
6 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
7 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (33.33%) Network Security
8 5 (27.78%) WAN
9 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
9 4 (22.22%) SDH
9 4 (22.22%) ADSL
9 4 (22.22%) ATM
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) DSL
9 4 (22.22%) Frame Relay
9 4 (22.22%) IPsec
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Design Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) IP Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Voice Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) SecurID
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) eTOM
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Network Design
4 3 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) CCIE
4 6 (33.33%) CCNA
5 5 (27.78%) CISSP
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) BC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) CCSP
7 3 (16.67%) CCIP
8 1 (5.56%) CCDP
8 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (5.56%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) AlgoSec
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (16.67%) Nokia
4 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 3 (16.67%) Tufin
5 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.56%) Brocade
6 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Radware
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
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