The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank - 81 76
Contract jobs citing RIP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.32% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £460 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £433 £353
% change year-on-year
-24.85% +22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £47.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-71.77% +59.43%
RIP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 151 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.20% 17.50% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 114 52
Median daily rate £375 £359 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

RIP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

RIP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RIP across the Wales region.

RIP Daily Rate Trend in Wales