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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - 136 145
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.19% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.51% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £300 £366
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.08%
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
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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
550 397 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.03% 12.41% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 231 249
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +142.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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