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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
UK
Rank 558 592 592
Rank change year-on-year
+34 0
Contract jobs citing VRRP 28 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.058% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 6
Median daily rate £463 £425 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6690 7524 7777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.01% 14.51% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4150 4452 4293
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 315 450
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 2017.

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 11 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +45 24 £463 +8.82% 7
London +18 16 £473 -5.50% 6
South East +14 4 - -
Berkshire +18 3 - -
Slough +8 3 - -
East of England - 2 £200 -
Suffolk - 2 £200 -
Manchester - 2 £400 -
North West - 2 £400 - 1
City of London +7 1 £463 +2.77% 3
Ipswich - 1 - -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 54 (94.74%) OSPF
2 51 (89.47%) Cisco
3 45 (78.95%) BGP
4 41 (71.93%) Firewall
5 35 (61.40%) Juniper
6 34 (59.65%) HSRP
7 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (52.63%) TCP/IP
9 28 (49.12%) IPsec
10 26 (45.61%) VPN
11 25 (43.86%) WAN
12 22 (38.60%) MPLS
13 21 (36.84%) CheckPoint
13 21 (36.84%) Spanning Tree
14 20 (35.09%) CCNP
14 20 (35.09%) LAN
14 20 (35.09%) Finance
15 19 (33.33%) CCNA
15 19 (33.33%) Multicast
16 18 (31.58%) Windows
16 18 (31.58%) DNS
17 17 (29.82%) Wireless
18 16 (28.07%) IPv6
18 16 (28.07%) VLAN
18 16 (28.07%) Cisco ASA
19 15 (26.32%) EIGRP
20 14 (24.56%) Huawei
20 14 (24.56%) Palo Alto
21 13 (22.81%) Cisco Wireless
21 13 (22.81%) Network Architecture

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 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (94.74%) OSPF
2 45 (78.95%) BGP
3 41 (71.93%) Firewall
4 34 (59.65%) HSRP
5 30 (52.63%) TCP/IP
6 28 (49.12%) IPsec
7 26 (45.61%) VPN
8 25 (43.86%) WAN
9 22 (38.60%) MPLS
10 21 (36.84%) Spanning Tree
11 20 (35.09%) LAN
12 19 (33.33%) Multicast
13 18 (31.58%) DNS
14 17 (29.82%) Wireless
15 16 (28.07%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (28.07%) IPv6
15 16 (28.07%) VLAN
16 15 (26.32%) EIGRP
17 13 (22.81%) Cisco Wireless
17 13 (22.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JMeter
1 1 (1.75%) JUnit
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Billing
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Network Support
3 11 (19.30%) Voice Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Voice Network Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Data Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Support Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Network Support
7 6 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Security Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Voice Support Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Middleware
2 4 (7.02%) 802.1X
2 4 (7.02%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 9 (15.79%) IPTV
1 9 (15.79%) Over-the-Top Content
1 9 (15.79%) STB
1 9 (15.79%) Video on Demand
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Social Network
3 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.51%) PKI
3 2 (3.51%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (3.51%) Social Media
3 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Unix
3 8 (14.04%) Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.02%) Android
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Network Architecture
2 12 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 7 (12.28%) Change Management
4 5 (8.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (8.77%) Security Architecture
4 5 (8.77%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (8.77%) Threat Management
4 5 (8.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (7.02%) Investment Management
5 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.02%) Low Latency
5 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.02%) Time Management
5 4 (7.02%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.26%) Logistics
6 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (35.09%) CCNP
3 19 (33.33%) CCNA
4 13 (22.81%) CCIE
5 12 (21.05%) JNCIA
6 10 (17.54%) CCSA
7 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 8 (14.04%) CCIP
8 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
9 5 (8.77%) Degree
10 3 (5.26%) RHCT
11 1 (1.75%) ISEB
11 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.75%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Nagios
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.51%) OPNET
2 2 (3.51%) Pingdom
2 2 (3.51%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.75%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 51 (89.47%) Cisco
2 35 (61.40%) Juniper
3 21 (36.84%) CheckPoint
4 14 (24.56%) Huawei
4 14 (24.56%) Palo Alto
5 10 (17.54%) VMware
6 9 (15.79%) Arista
6 9 (15.79%) F5
7 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.53%) Aruba
9 5 (8.77%) Ericsson
9 5 (8.77%) Fortinet
9 5 (8.77%) Sourcefire
10 3 (5.26%) Meraki
10 3 (5.26%) NetApp
10 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.26%) Splunk
11 2 (3.51%) CyberTech
11 2 (3.51%) Red Box
11 2 (3.51%) Verint
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