The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 552 550 561
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing VRRP 44 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.061% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 6
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£350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
8267 7173 9037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.60% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4580 3890 4116
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 415 681
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 43 £355 +9.23% 14
London +24 32 £313 -3.84% 7
City of London +35 14 £300 - 2
South East +4 8 £368 +5.00% 6
Surrey - 6 £368 - 3
Guildford - 5 £368 -
East of England -21 3 £413 +37.50%
Hertfordshire - 3 £413 -
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Rotherham - - - -
Sandwich - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Watford - - - -

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 65 (94.20%) Cisco
2 62 (89.86%) BGP
2 62 (89.86%) Firewall
3 56 (81.16%) OSPF
4 55 (79.71%) HSRP
5 53 (76.81%) VPN
6 44 (63.77%) Juniper
7 43 (62.32%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (59.42%) TCP/IP
9 34 (49.28%) WAN
10 31 (44.93%) CCIE
10 31 (44.93%) VLAN
11 30 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (43.48%) CheckPoint
12 26 (37.68%) LAN
13 25 (36.23%) Ethernet
13 25 (36.23%) F5
14 24 (34.78%) SNMP
15 23 (33.33%) CCNP
15 23 (33.33%) MPLS
15 23 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (27.54%) Network Security
16 19 (27.54%) VoIP
17 18 (26.09%) EIGRP
18 17 (24.64%) Blue Coat
18 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (20.29%) Load Balancing
19 14 (20.29%) Sourcefire
19 14 (20.29%) Snort
20 13 (18.84%) IPsec

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.90%) lighttpd
2 2 (2.90%) Node.js
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Office
1 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (89.86%) BGP
1 62 (89.86%) Firewall
2 56 (81.16%) OSPF
3 55 (79.71%) HSRP
4 53 (76.81%) VPN
5 41 (59.42%) TCP/IP
6 34 (49.28%) WAN
7 31 (44.93%) VLAN
8 30 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (37.68%) LAN
10 25 (36.23%) Ethernet
11 24 (34.78%) SNMP
12 23 (33.33%) MPLS
12 23 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (27.54%) Network Security
13 19 (27.54%) VoIP
14 18 (26.09%) EIGRP
15 13 (18.84%) IPsec
15 13 (18.84%) UMTS
15 13 (18.84%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Subversion
1 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.35%) Selenium
1 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
1 12 (17.39%) Banking
2 11 (15.94%) Finance
3 5 (7.25%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Security Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) Architect
3 13 (18.84%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior Security Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Network Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Network Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Network Design Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) IP Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Network Support
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.45%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) FlexPod
3 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.90%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) SCADA
4 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) UNIX
2 4 (5.80%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Load Balancing
2 11 (15.94%) Network Management
3 10 (14.49%) Network Architecture
4 9 (13.04%) Network Design
4 9 (13.04%) Validation
4 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.59%) Project Management
6 7 (10.14%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (10.14%) Low Latency
7 5 (7.25%) Change Management
7 5 (7.25%) Network Planning
7 5 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.80%) Migration
9 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.35%) DevOps
9 3 (4.35%) Dependency Management
9 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) Perl
2 5 (7.25%) R
3 3 (4.35%) Java
3 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (62.32%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (44.93%) CCIE
3 23 (33.33%) CCNP
4 10 (14.49%) CCNA
5 6 (8.70%) CCSE
6 4 (5.80%) MCT
7 3 (4.35%) Degree
8 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) CCDP
8 2 (2.90%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.90%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.45%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.45%) CCDA
9 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.29%) Snort
2 5 (7.25%) ProxySG
3 4 (5.80%) NFS
4 3 (4.35%) Xen
5 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) RANCID
1 8 (11.59%) OpenNMS
2 3 (4.35%) Nagios
2 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 65 (94.20%) Cisco
2 44 (63.77%) Juniper
3 30 (43.48%) CheckPoint
4 25 (36.23%) F5
5 17 (24.64%) Blue Coat
6 14 (20.29%) Sourcefire
7 13 (18.84%) Huawei
8 11 (15.94%) Nokia
8 11 (15.94%) Ericsson
9 10 (14.49%) Radware
9 10 (14.49%) Redback
10 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.25%) Brocade
11 5 (7.25%) IronPort
12 4 (5.80%) WatchGuard
12 4 (5.80%) Trustwave
12 4 (5.80%) Siemens
12 4 (5.80%) McAfee
13 3 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (4.35%) HP
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