The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VRRP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VRRP over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 116 113
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.08% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £380 £275
% change year-on-year -16.11% +38.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

VRRP 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 365 553 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.86% 23.24% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 253 237
Median daily rate £388 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.30% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VRRP in Berkshire

VRRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VRRP in Berkshire

VRRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VRRP in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) STB
2 1 (50.00%) IGMP
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) IPTV
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) ATM

VRRP
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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) ICMP
2 1 (50.00%) IGMP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) RSVP
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IPTV
1 1 (50.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (50.00%) STB
1 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper