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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VRRP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
481 287 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.47% 12.86% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 154 189
Average daily rate £365 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.37 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCT
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Junos
1 1 (100.00%) Trustwave
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Junos
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCT
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Trustwave