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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - 141 -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
VRRP
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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
387 467 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.71% 14.11% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 231 343
Median daily rate £325 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.98 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +86.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £15.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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