The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - 151 152
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.031% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.24% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £393 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
345 414 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.74% 12.99% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 233 295
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 65
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +65.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £17.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in the South West