Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 595 571
Rank change year-on-year +21 -24 -1
Contract jobs citing RIP 13 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.018% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.13% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 29
London median daily rate £370 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £309 £400 £215
90th Percentile £562 £541 £505
England median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £49.19 - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year -71.78% +19.58% +33.33%

RIP 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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4868 6136 6128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.67% 13.53% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3222 4183 3955
London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £240 £248 £206
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 94 192
London median hourly rate £21.35 £21.17 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% +12.28% -0.76%
10th Percentile £12.88 £10.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.92 £46.99 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +21.95% +10.93%

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

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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 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIP in London

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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

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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 23 July 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
Canary Wharf - 3 £554 -
New Malden - 2 - -
RIP
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 London region with a requirement for RIP.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) OSPF
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (84.62%) BGP
4 10 (76.92%) CCNP
5 9 (69.23%) EIGRP
6 8 (61.54%) LAN
7 7 (53.85%) WAN
7 7 (53.85%) VPN
7 7 (53.85%) CCIE
7 7 (53.85%) Finance
8 6 (46.15%) MPLS
8 6 (46.15%) Juniper
8 6 (46.15%) F5
8 6 (46.15%) Multicast
9 5 (38.46%) 802.1X
9 5 (38.46%) Riverbed
9 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
9 5 (38.46%) Firewall
9 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
10 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
10 4 (30.77%) CCNA
10 4 (30.77%) Unix
10 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (23.08%) IPsec
11 3 (23.08%) Network Design
11 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (23.08%) RFC 2544
11 3 (23.08%) Linux

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) OSPF
2 11 (84.62%) BGP
3 9 (69.23%) EIGRP
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
5 7 (53.85%) VPN
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) MPLS
6 6 (46.15%) Multicast
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
9 3 (23.08%) DHCP
9 3 (23.08%) ICMP
9 3 (23.08%) IPsec
9 3 (23.08%) SNMP
9 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (15.38%) 802.11
10 2 (15.38%) L2TP
10 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior VoIP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) 802.1X
2 3 (23.08%) RFC 2544
3 2 (15.38%) COM
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) FreeBSD
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CCNP
3 7 (53.85%) CCIE
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) CCDP
6 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nessus
1 2 (15.38%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) F5
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Riverbed
4 3 (23.08%) Arista
5 2 (15.38%) BT
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) Nortel
6 1 (7.69%) Redback
6 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard