The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP 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 VRRP over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 242 231 233
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing VRRP 15 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.098% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.54% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £238 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.94% -47.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.11 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+73.08% +12.04%
VRRP
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
1803 1658 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.29% 18.06% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 714 625
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 102 165
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £26.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VRRP across the South East region.

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VRRP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the South East region.

VRRP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VRRP
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 VRRP within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Buckinghamshire - 9 £335 - 1
Berkshire +9 5 £230 +31.42%
Oxfordshire - 1 £250 - 1
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 17 (94.44%) BGP
2 16 (88.89%) OSPF
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) HSRP
3 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (72.22%) VPN
4 13 (72.22%) WAN
5 12 (66.67%) CCNP
5 12 (66.67%) Firewall
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (61.11%) LAN
7 10 (55.56%) MPLS
7 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (55.56%) F5
8 9 (50.00%) EIGRP
9 8 (44.44%) Juniper
9 8 (44.44%) WLAN
9 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
9 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
10 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (38.89%) PKI
10 7 (38.89%) CCNA
10 7 (38.89%) Wireless
10 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
11 6 (33.33%) Multicast
11 6 (33.33%) Validation
11 6 (33.33%) Migration
11 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
11 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VRRP 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 VRRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) BGP
2 16 (88.89%) OSPF
2 16 (88.89%) HSRP
3 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 13 (72.22%) VPN
4 13 (72.22%) WAN
5 12 (66.67%) Firewall
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (61.11%) LAN
7 10 (55.56%) MPLS
7 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (50.00%) EIGRP
9 8 (44.44%) WLAN
9 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
10 7 (38.89%) Wireless
11 6 (33.33%) Multicast
11 6 (33.33%) SSL
11 6 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 6 (33.33%) Unified Communications
11 6 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Billing
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Network Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Network Specialist
6 2 (11.11%) IP Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) PKI
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) Validation
3 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (11.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CCNP
3 7 (38.89%) CCNA
4 6 (33.33%) CCIP
4 6 (33.33%) CCIE
4 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) CCDP
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) CCSE
7 2 (11.11%) CCSA
7 2 (11.11%) CISSP
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Snort
2 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Iperf
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) F5
3 8 (44.44%) Juniper
4 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire
6 3 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 3 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) Brocade
8 1 (5.56%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat