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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
England / South West
Rank - - 143
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £375 £319
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
331 401 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.05% 13.71% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 254 214
Median daily rate £370 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 46
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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