The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 119 121
Rank change year-on-year +25 +2  
Contract jobs citing RIP 3 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.28% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 1.13% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £275 £363
% change year-on-year +127.27% -24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.31% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £47.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year -71.77% +59.43%  

RIP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 354 621 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.55% 25.23% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 290 342
Median daily rate £420 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing RIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for RIP in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RIP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for RIP in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RIP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIP in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Bracknell 0 3 - -
RIP
South East

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RIP 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for RIP.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) ADSL
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) xDSL
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ADSL
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) xDSL
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent