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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - 141 143
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
525 361 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.61% 11.72% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 218 212
Median daily rate £363 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 42
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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

VRRP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) CatOS

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper