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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 23 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 260 249 245
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing VRRP 10 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.79% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £470 £250 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £290 £175
% change year-on-year
+32.75% +65.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £27.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £25.72
% change year-on-year
- +55.52%
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
1919 1906 1688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.97% 20.00% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 917 735
Median daily rate £375 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 105 107
Median hourly rate £37.00 £32.75 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% +55.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VRRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 10 £470 +104.34% 1
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VRRP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 16 (84.21%) OSPF
2 14 (73.68%) BGP
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) HSRP
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 10 (52.63%) IPsec
5 9 (47.37%) Firewall
5 9 (47.37%) VPN
5 9 (47.37%) DHCP
5 9 (47.37%) F5
6 8 (42.11%) SNMP
7 7 (36.84%) 3G
7 7 (36.84%) CCNP
7 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
7 7 (36.84%) 4G
7 7 (36.84%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (31.58%) VLAN
8 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
9 5 (26.32%) MPLS
9 5 (26.32%) CCIE
9 5 (26.32%) CISSP
9 5 (26.32%) HTTPS
9 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
9 5 (26.32%) HTTP
9 5 (26.32%) RIP
9 5 (26.32%) XML
9 5 (26.32%) ATM
9 5 (26.32%) SDH

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) OSPF
2 14 (73.68%) BGP
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) HSRP
3 10 (52.63%) IPsec
3 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 9 (47.37%) DHCP
4 9 (47.37%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) VPN
5 8 (42.11%) SNMP
6 7 (36.84%) 3G
6 7 (36.84%) 4G
6 7 (36.84%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (31.58%) VLAN
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (26.32%) FWSM
8 5 (26.32%) Network Security
8 5 (26.32%) SCTP
8 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) IP Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) IP Security Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Design Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) IP Design Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) RAN Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) IP Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) DDoS Mitigation
1 5 (26.32%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 5 (26.32%) High Availability
1 5 (26.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (26.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (21.05%) Network Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Network Management
3 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) CCIE
3 5 (26.32%) CCSA
3 5 (26.32%) CCSE
3 5 (26.32%) CISSP
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) VCP4
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.26%) vCloud
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.53%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) F5
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.79%) Huawei
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Ericsson
6 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.53%) Nokia
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) VMware