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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RIP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £215 £200
% change year-on-year
+68.60% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
83 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.50% 7.62% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 27
Average daily rate £338 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £15.00 £51.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Lumension
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

RIP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Lumension