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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 259 224 213
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -11
Contract jobs citing VRRP 3 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.94% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
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£300 £276 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% -7.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £469 £300
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.88 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.88 -
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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
1965 1595 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.48% 17.80% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 663 615
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 133 163
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 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
Surrey +8 2 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) OSPF
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (76.92%) HSRP
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) MPLS
4 8 (61.54%) CCIE
5 7 (53.85%) SNMP
5 7 (53.85%) Ethernet
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
6 6 (46.15%) F5
6 6 (46.15%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) Juniper
6 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
6 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (46.15%) Validation
7 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
7 5 (38.46%) TACACS
7 5 (38.46%) VoIP
7 5 (38.46%) WLAN
7 5 (38.46%) FWSM
7 5 (38.46%) IPsec
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (30.77%) Multicast

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) OSPF
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
2 10 (76.92%) HSRP
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) MPLS
5 7 (53.85%) SNMP
5 7 (53.85%) Ethernet
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (46.15%) WAN
7 5 (38.46%) VoIP
7 5 (38.46%) WLAN
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (38.46%) TACACS
7 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
7 5 (38.46%) IPsec
7 5 (38.46%) FWSM
8 4 (30.77%) Multicast
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IP Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) Validation
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Network Management
4 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCIE
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) CCDP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) CCIP
4 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ProxySG
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Snort
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.69%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
2 6 (46.15%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Nokia
3 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
3 3 (23.08%) Redback
3 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
3 3 (23.08%) Huawei
3 3 (23.08%) Radware
3 3 (23.08%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
5 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft