The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 112 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VRRP 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.10% - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £235 £300
% change year-on-year
+35.10% -21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £25.72 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+60.38% +24.70%
VRRP
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
284 162 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.31% 9.11% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 102 128
Average daily rate £275 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £240 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £19.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VRRP across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VRRP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Leeds - 2 £385 -
VRRP
Yorkshire

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VRRP 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 VRRP.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VRRP 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 VRRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) BCP
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCDA
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VCAP
2 2 (50.00%) VCP5
2 2 (50.00%) CCSE
2 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opsview
1 1 (25.00%) Graphite
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) IBM