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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 261 244 235
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing VRRP 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.077% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.39% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£338 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
1817 1815 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 19.84% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 859 741
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 97 102
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 August 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
West Sussex - 5 £338 -
Berkshire - 4 - - 3
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (87.50%) BGP
2 20 (83.33%) OSPF
2 20 (83.33%) HSRP
3 19 (79.17%) Cisco
4 17 (70.83%) TCP/IP
4 17 (70.83%) VPN
5 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (62.50%) Firewall
6 15 (62.50%) CCNP
6 15 (62.50%) LAN
7 14 (58.33%) Ethernet
7 14 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
8 13 (54.17%) WAN
9 12 (50.00%) SNMP
10 11 (45.83%) CCNA
10 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
10 11 (45.83%) VLAN
11 10 (41.67%) MPLS
11 10 (41.67%) Juniper
11 10 (41.67%) Wireless
11 10 (41.67%) EIGRP
11 10 (41.67%) DNS
11 10 (41.67%) F5
12 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
12 9 (37.50%) DHCP
13 8 (33.33%) IPsec
13 8 (33.33%) PKI
13 8 (33.33%) Cisco PIX

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) BGP
2 20 (83.33%) OSPF
2 20 (83.33%) HSRP
3 17 (70.83%) TCP/IP
3 17 (70.83%) VPN
4 15 (62.50%) LAN
4 15 (62.50%) Firewall
5 14 (58.33%) Ethernet
5 14 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (54.17%) WAN
7 12 (50.00%) SNMP
8 11 (45.83%) VLAN
9 10 (41.67%) MPLS
9 10 (41.67%) Wireless
9 10 (41.67%) EIGRP
9 10 (41.67%) DNS
10 9 (37.50%) DHCP
10 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
11 8 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
General
1 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) IP Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) PKI
2 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Validation
2 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Network Design
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (62.50%) CCNP
3 11 (45.83%) CCNA
4 7 (29.17%) CCSE
5 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) CCIP
6 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) CCENT
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) CCDP
7 4 (16.67%) CCIE
8 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (12.50%) JNCIA
9 2 (8.33%) CCSA
9 2 (8.33%) CISSP
10 1 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Snort
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cacti
2 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.17%) Iperf
3 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
3 10 (41.67%) Juniper
3 10 (41.67%) F5
4 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
5 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
5 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Qualys
5 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (12.50%) Aruba
6 2 (8.33%) Cramer
6 2 (8.33%) ComArch
6 2 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) Radware
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Brocade
7 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
Reading, Berkshire
Robert Half
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago