Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VRRP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VRRP over the 6 months to 19 October 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 235 265
Rank change year-on-year -1 +30 +22
Contract jobs citing VRRP 3 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.044% 0.090% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.61% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 15
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +58.33%
10th Percentile £468 £465 £385
90th Percentile £538 £520 £495
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

VRRP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 721 978 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.50% 14.68% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 752 920
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £288 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 38
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -6.60%
10th Percentile £11.91 £11.50 £13.65
90th Percentile £29.18 £24.33 £30.01
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.73 £17.98
% change year-on-year -9.21% +4.14% -5.37%

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VRRP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VRRP in the City of London

VRRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VRRP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Arista
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) OPNET
2 2 (66.67%) Multimedia
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11

VRRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
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%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Escalation Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) Arista
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee