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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 218 226 214
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing RIP 35 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.083% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
1857 1420 1601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.03% 16.91% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 604 626
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 114 162
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 +29 32 £400 -
East Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £148 - 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
RIP
England

RIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 45 (97.83%) Cisco
1 45 (97.83%) OSPF
2 41 (89.13%) VPN
3 39 (84.78%) Firewall
4 38 (82.61%) CheckPoint
5 34 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (63.04%) Telecoms
7 26 (56.52%) CCNP
8 23 (50.00%) Internet
8 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
9 22 (47.83%) F5
9 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
10 21 (45.65%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (45.65%) Network Security
10 21 (45.65%) Risk Assessment
11 20 (43.48%) IPsec
11 20 (43.48%) Juniper
11 20 (43.48%) LAN
12 19 (41.30%) CISSP
12 19 (41.30%) VLAN
13 17 (36.96%) PCI DSS
13 17 (36.96%) SSL
13 17 (36.96%) ITIL
14 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
14 16 (34.78%) Fortinet
14 16 (34.78%) Degree
15 15 (32.61%) SecurID
15 15 (32.61%) eTOM
15 15 (32.61%) AlgoSec
15 15 (32.61%) Tufin

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (97.83%) OSPF
2 41 (89.13%) VPN
3 39 (84.78%) Firewall
4 23 (50.00%) Internet
5 21 (45.65%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (45.65%) Network Security
6 20 (43.48%) IPsec
6 20 (43.48%) LAN
7 19 (41.30%) VLAN
8 17 (36.96%) SSL
9 14 (30.43%) BGP
9 14 (30.43%) Wireless
9 14 (30.43%) MPLS
9 14 (30.43%) WAN
10 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
11 11 (23.91%) WLAN
11 11 (23.91%) EIGRP
11 11 (23.91%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (17.39%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (13.04%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Ant
General
1 29 (63.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Billing
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) IP Engineer
2 27 (58.70%) Design Engineer
3 16 (34.78%) Network Engineer
4 15 (32.61%) Security Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Network Specialist
7 4 (8.70%) Security Specialist
7 4 (8.70%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (8.70%) Network Design Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) SecurID
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Risk Assessment
2 17 (36.96%) ITIL
3 15 (32.61%) eTOM
4 11 (23.91%) Validation
4 11 (23.91%) Demand Forecasting
5 8 (17.39%) Migration
6 6 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) Network Management
7 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.52%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.35%) CRM
8 2 (4.35%) Network Design
8 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (4.35%) Security Architecture
9 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (56.52%) CCNP
3 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
5 19 (41.30%) CISSP
6 16 (34.78%) Degree
7 9 (19.57%) CCIE
8 7 (15.22%) CCNA
9 6 (13.04%) BC Cleared
10 2 (4.35%) CCSP
10 2 (4.35%) CCDP
10 2 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.17%) CCSE
11 1 (2.17%) CCSA
11 1 (2.17%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) Cisco
2 38 (82.61%) CheckPoint
3 22 (47.83%) F5
4 20 (43.48%) Juniper
5 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 16 (34.78%) Fortinet
6 15 (32.61%) AlgoSec
6 15 (32.61%) Tufin
7 11 (23.91%) CA
8 4 (8.70%) Radware
8 4 (8.70%) Nokia
8 4 (8.70%) Redback
9 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.35%) HP
10 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.17%) Crossbeam
11 1 (2.17%) VMware
11 1 (2.17%) Nortel
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