The table below looks at the statistics for VRRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Rank 141 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing VRRP 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.039% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £438
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
395 370 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.59% 14.42% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 257 151
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +33.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £12.82 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VRRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VRRP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VRRP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VRRP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VRRP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VRRP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VRRP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 Yorkshire -6 5 £400 +18.51%
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) HSRP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) CCIE
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 5 (71.43%) F5
4 4 (57.14%) High Availability
4 4 (57.14%) FWSM
4 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Network Design

VRRP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) HSRP
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) FWSM
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) IPv4
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) WLAN
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Informix
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Redis
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Design Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) CCDP
4 2 (28.57%) CCSP
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (42.86%) Cacti
2 3 (42.86%) Graphite
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 3 (42.86%) Opsview
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Meraki
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
5 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (28.57%) Veritas
6 1 (14.29%) Aruba