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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 140 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.067% 0.085% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
395 339 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.23% 14.36% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 189 147
Median daily rate £358 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.21 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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

VRRP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VRRP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

VRRP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

VRRP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 1 £275 -8.33%
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VRRP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Escalation Management
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SmokePing

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Escalation Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Stonesoft