The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
- -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
VRRP
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
333 146 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.44% 18.34% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 76 35
Median daily rate £295 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 20 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.50 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%