Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 January 2018 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 622 592 556
Rank change year-on-year -30 -36 -4
Contract jobs citing RIP 8 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.024% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.18% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 25
London median daily rate £350 £494 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.11% +43.12% +38.00%
10th Percentile £290 £362 £211
90th Percentile £459 £588 £475
England median daily rate £325 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -16.13% +19.23% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £49.19 -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £31.35 £47.83
% change year-on-year -56.93% -34.47% +25.87%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,377 5,657 5,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.57% 13.47% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,677 3,692 3,580
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +2.12% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 150 163
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.71 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.12% -12.40% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.50 £12.08
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £44.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RIP in London

RIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIP in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIP in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIP in London

RIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIP in London

RIP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
South London -41 1 £325 -16.13%
RIP
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for RIP.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) Multicast
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) IGMP
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) iptables
6 2 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) tcpdump

RIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) Multicast
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) IGMP
5 3 (37.50%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) DMZ
6 2 (25.00%) FCoE
6 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (25.00%) FWSM
6 2 (25.00%) snoop
6 2 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (25.00%) tcpdump
6 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) iptables
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) CA
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Siemens
5 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (12.50%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (12.50%) CyberArk
6 1 (12.50%) MikroTik
6 1 (12.50%) Nokia