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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 438 415
Rank change year-on-year +30 -23  
Contract jobs citing RIP 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.013% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.10% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Median daily rate £310 £425 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.05% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year -71.77% +19.57%  

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 2334 2933 3057
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.55% 12.70% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 2025 1964
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 47 81
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.34 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.52% -21.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £31.20 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing RIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

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 3 months to 25 April 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
New Malden - 2 - -
RIP
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) SNMP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (33.33%) COM
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) FreeBSD
5 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (33.33%) ADSL
5 2 (33.33%) ICMP
5 2 (33.33%) L2TP
5 2 (33.33%) BT
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint

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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) 802.11
4 2 (33.33%) ADSL
4 2 (33.33%) HSRP
4 2 (33.33%) ICMP
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (33.33%) L2TP
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) SSH
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 2 (33.33%) COM
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) FreeBSD
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) CCDP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nessus
1 2 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) BT
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia