Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 618 570 573
Rank change year-on-year -48 +3 -15
Contract jobs citing VRRP 16 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.10% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.72% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 25
London median daily rate £375 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +44.00%
10th Percentile £338 £350 £363
90th Percentile £538 £638 £495
England median daily rate £344 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -27.63% +26.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
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 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 5435 6256 5870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.55% 13.92% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4086 3878
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £218
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 141 177
London median hourly rate £19.57 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +1.60% +0.54%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.29 £50.00 £44.25
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for VRRP in London

VRRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VRRP in London

VRRP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VRRP in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VRRP in London

VRRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VRRP in London

VRRP
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 VRRP within the London 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
Central London +5 4 £494 +3.95% 2
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 London region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) WAN
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (81.25%) BGP
3 13 (81.25%) HSRP
4 12 (75.00%) OSPF
4 12 (75.00%) HP
4 12 (75.00%) SNMP
5 11 (68.75%) Firewall
5 11 (68.75%) Riverbed
6 10 (62.50%) SolarWinds
6 10 (62.50%) Network Management
6 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
6 10 (62.50%) MPLS
6 10 (62.50%) EIGRP
7 9 (56.25%) Service Management
7 9 (56.25%) Network Security
7 9 (56.25%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (50.00%) Low Latency
8 8 (50.00%) Virtual Team
8 8 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 8 (50.00%) Network Architecture
8 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (50.00%) TACACS
8 8 (50.00%) Law
8 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (50.00%) Practice Management
8 8 (50.00%) Information Security

VRRP
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 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) LAN
1 14 (87.50%) WAN
2 13 (81.25%) BGP
2 13 (81.25%) HSRP
3 12 (75.00%) OSPF
3 12 (75.00%) SNMP
4 11 (68.75%) Firewall
5 10 (62.50%) EIGRP
5 10 (62.50%) MPLS
6 9 (56.25%) Network Security
7 8 (50.00%) IPv6
7 8 (50.00%) NGN
7 8 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (50.00%) TACACS
7 8 (50.00%) WLAN
8 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) Wireless
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 8 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Support
4 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) CentOS
1 3 (18.75%) Debian
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Network Management
2 9 (56.25%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (56.25%) Service Management
3 8 (50.00%) Information Security
3 8 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 8 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 8 (50.00%) Practice Management
3 8 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 8 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) HP
3 11 (68.75%) Riverbed
4 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 10 (62.50%) SolarWinds
5 8 (50.00%) SAP
6 4 (25.00%) Aruba
7 3 (18.75%) Arista
7 3 (18.75%) Juniper
8 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
9 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
9 1 (6.25%) Citrix
9 1 (6.25%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (6.25%) F5
9 1 (6.25%) McAfee
9 1 (6.25%) SevOne