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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
England / East of England
Rank 125 - 127
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VRRP 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.092% - 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £413 £335
% change year-on-year -18.78% +23.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +37.50%  

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 387 353 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.83% 14.37% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 196 187
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 63
Median hourly rate £22.85 £43.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.77% +84.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VRRP in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VRRP in the East of England

VRRP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
VRRP
England

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Huawei
3 2 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Multicast
3 2 (50.00%) Tellabs
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) SONET
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SDH
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP

VRRP
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) Multicast
3 2 (50.00%) SDH
3 2 (50.00%) SONET
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Huawei
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Tellabs
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel