The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £318 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.55% +81.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £25.72
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +60.38%
VRRP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
379 438 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.23% 16.34% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 234 115
Median daily rate £370 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +64.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands