Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIP over the 6 months to 22 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.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 838 795
Rank change year-on-year +5 -43 -56
Contract jobs citing RIP 18 28 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.029% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.19% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 41
England median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +1.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £298 £273 £229
90th Percentile £560 £570 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +65.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
England median hourly rate £13.50 £48.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.88% +0.36% +25.87%
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £48.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year -39.58% +0.36% +43.85%

RIP 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13105 15096 14416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.81% 15.41% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8038 9186 8455
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 762 940
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £47.16
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.88 £20.71
% change year-on-year -20.42% +15.31% +3.53%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RIP in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIP in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIP in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIP in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIP in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIP in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for RIP in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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
London -32 10 £444 -11.25% 3
South East +3 4 £375 +30.43% 1
North of England +70 1 - - 1
Midlands +24 1 £313 +7.76% 1
North West +11 1 - -
South West +4 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £313 -
RIP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RIP 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 England region with a requirement for RIP.

1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
1 16 (88.89%) OSPF
2 15 (83.33%) BGP
3 12 (66.67%) MPLS
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 9 (50.00%) Juniper
4 9 (50.00%) VPN
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) Multicast
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (33.33%) VoIP
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) CCNP
8 5 (27.78%) ATM
8 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
8 5 (27.78%) F5
8 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) xDSL
9 4 (22.22%) Network Management
9 4 (22.22%) IGMP
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) ADSL
9 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 4 (22.22%) Wireless

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) OSPF
2 15 (83.33%) BGP
3 12 (66.67%) MPLS
4 9 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) VPN
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (38.89%) Multicast
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (33.33%) VoIP
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
8 5 (27.78%) ATM
8 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
9 4 (22.22%) ADSL
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) IPsec
9 4 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (22.22%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Power BI
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) 802.1X
2 3 (16.67%) RFC 2544
3 1 (5.56%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) Network Management
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Network Design
2 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) BC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) iptables
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) HP NNM
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) F5
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Arista
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) CA
7 2 (11.11%) NetApp
7 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
7 2 (11.11%) Siemens
7 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) Aruba
8 1 (5.56%) Avaya
8 1 (5.56%) BT
8 1 (5.56%) Google
8 1 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) Nokia
8 1 (5.56%) Tableau
8 1 (5.56%) VMware