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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 143 148 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.031% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £438
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 424 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.83% 13.15% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 215 171
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £13.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

VRRP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire - 1 - -
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) Remedy
3 3 (60.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (60.00%) Intel
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) IronPort

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) HSRP
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) GLBP
3 3 (60.00%) Junos
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) SSH
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Intel
3 3 (60.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (60.00%) IronPort
3 3 (60.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft