Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 195 200
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing VRRP 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.12% 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.35% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
East of England median daily rate £350 £463 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +74.53% -30.49%
10th Percentile £310 £379 £241
90th Percentile £373 £556 £334
England median daily rate £344 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -27.63% +26.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 952 857 940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.39% 17.72% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 475 459
East of England median daily rate £364 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.04% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £212
90th Percentile £562 £531 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 68 123
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.78 £10.85
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.83 £52.25
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VRRP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -6 5 £350 -36.36%
Bedfordshire -11 1 - -
VRRP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) HSRP
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
2 5 (83.33%) NX-OS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) DFS Replication
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (83.33%) Junos
2 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (83.33%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) Huawei
2 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Clearswift
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) HSRP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (83.33%) Junos
2 5 (83.33%) NX-OS
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
2 5 (83.33%) SNMP
2 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper Specialist
5 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Network Management
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Server Building
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) DFS Replication
1 5 (83.33%) NFS
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
1 5 (83.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (16.67%) HP NNM
2 1 (16.67%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Clearswift
2 5 (83.33%) Huawei
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) F5