The table below looks at the statistics for RIP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank 78 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing RIP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 1.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£460 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £455 £290
% change year-on-year
-4.94% +56.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -
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
139 70 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.14% 9.92% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 43 49
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.18 £19.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.65% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £19.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

RIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

RIP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
West Wales - 2 £460 -
RIP
UK

RIP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing RIP 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 RIP.

1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing RIP 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 RIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva