The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 128 141
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.078% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.51% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £275
% change year-on-year -13.33% +36.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 473 390 608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.35% 15.30% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 228 322
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 61
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +31.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.15 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

VRRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VRRP in the East of England

VRRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VRRP in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Tellabs
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) LAN

VRRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Tellabs
2 1 (50.00%) VMware