The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 585 601 591
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing VRRP 36 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.080% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 22
Median daily rate £475 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £224 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7451 7948 8179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.42% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4502 4666 4668
Median daily rate £400 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 471 439
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VRRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VRRP within the UK.

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VRRP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VRRP within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

VRRP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VRRP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VRRP within the UK.

VRRP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VRRP
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 34 £475 +35.71% 8
London +18 26 £475 - 3
South East +17 4 - - 3
City of London -6 4 £469 +4.16%
Berkshire 0 3 - - 2
West Midlands -9 3 - - 1
Slough - 3 - -
Surrey +20 1 - -
Essex +3 1 £550 +96.42%
Solihull +1 1 - - 1
East of England -1 1 £550 +67.93% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Witham - 1 £550 -
Telford - 1 - -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VRRP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VRRP.

1 62 (84.93%) OSPF
2 59 (80.82%) Cisco
3 54 (73.97%) BGP
4 51 (69.86%) Firewall
5 48 (65.75%) HSRP
6 39 (53.42%) VPN
7 36 (49.32%) WAN
7 36 (49.32%) TCP/IP
8 35 (47.95%) LAN
8 35 (47.95%) IPsec
9 33 (45.21%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (41.10%) Windows
10 30 (41.10%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (39.73%) Wireless
12 27 (36.99%) Juniper
13 26 (35.62%) EIGRP
14 25 (34.25%) CheckPoint
14 25 (34.25%) Finance
15 24 (32.88%) DNS
16 23 (31.51%) MPLS
17 21 (28.77%) SSL
17 21 (28.77%) Data Centre
18 20 (27.40%) Palo Alto
18 20 (27.40%) VMware
19 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
19 19 (26.03%) CCNP
19 19 (26.03%) Spanning Tree
19 19 (26.03%) Windows Server
20 18 (24.66%) CCNA
20 18 (24.66%) DHCP

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.59%) SAS
2 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (84.93%) OSPF
2 54 (73.97%) BGP
3 51 (69.86%) Firewall
4 48 (65.75%) HSRP
5 39 (53.42%) VPN
6 36 (49.32%) TCP/IP
6 36 (49.32%) WAN
7 35 (47.95%) IPsec
7 35 (47.95%) LAN
8 30 (41.10%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (39.73%) Wireless
10 26 (35.62%) EIGRP
11 24 (32.88%) DNS
12 23 (31.51%) MPLS
13 21 (28.77%) SSL
14 19 (26.03%) Spanning Tree
15 18 (24.66%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (24.66%) DHCP
16 17 (23.29%) Cisco Wireless
17 16 (21.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (34.25%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Billing
3 3 (4.11%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
5 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Security Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Network Support
5 8 (10.96%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Voice Network Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Data Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Senior Network Support
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Voice Support Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Cisco Support
8 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.85%) Middleware
3 3 (4.11%) CSS
4 2 (2.74%) XMPP
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Licensing
3 5 (6.85%) IPTV
3 5 (6.85%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (6.85%) STB
3 5 (6.85%) Video on Demand
4 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.11%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.74%) PKI
6 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) Windows
2 19 (26.03%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.96%) Unix
5 6 (8.22%) Linux
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.11%) Android
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Change Management
2 11 (15.07%) Network Architecture
3 9 (12.33%) Asset Management
4 7 (9.59%) Migration
4 7 (9.59%) Software Licensing
5 5 (6.85%) Change Control
5 5 (6.85%) Escalation Management
5 5 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (6.85%) Network Planning
5 5 (6.85%) Security Architecture
5 5 (6.85%) Threat Management
5 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (5.48%) CRM
6 4 (5.48%) Low Latency
6 4 (5.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.48%) Time Management
6 4 (5.48%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (5.48%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 4 (5.48%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.11%) Java
2 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.11%) PHP
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (26.03%) CCNP
3 18 (24.66%) CCNA
4 17 (23.29%) CCIE
5 10 (13.70%) CCSA
6 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
8 7 (9.59%) JNCIA
9 5 (6.85%) CCIP
9 5 (6.85%) Degree
10 3 (4.11%) CCSE
11 2 (2.74%) RHCT
12 1 (1.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
1 11 (15.07%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.37%) iptables
4 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Nagios
2 7 (9.59%) vMotion
3 5 (6.85%) Cacti
3 5 (6.85%) SmokePing
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.74%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.74%) OPNET
5 1 (1.37%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 59 (80.82%) Cisco
2 27 (36.99%) Juniper
3 25 (34.25%) CheckPoint
4 20 (27.40%) Palo Alto
4 20 (27.40%) VMware
5 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
6 12 (16.44%) F5
7 11 (15.07%) Aruba
8 9 (12.33%) HP
9 8 (10.96%) Dell
9 8 (10.96%) Fortinet
10 7 (9.59%) Huawei
10 7 (9.59%) NETGEAR
10 7 (9.59%) Riverbed
10 7 (9.59%) SolarWinds
10 7 (9.59%) SonicWALL
11 6 (8.22%) Intel Security
12 5 (6.85%) Sourcefire
13 4 (5.48%) Meraki
14 2 (2.74%) Verint
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