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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
England / London
Rank 396 409 401
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Contract jobs citing VRRP 6 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.045% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £419 £400 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% -31.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £281 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £443 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £425 £335
% change year-on-year -19.41% +26.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +37.50%  

VRRP 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 2414 2791 2828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.57% 12.69% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1884 1817
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 57 81
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.81% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.28 £12.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VRRP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VRRP in London

VRRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 31 (96.88%) OSPF
2 28 (87.50%) Cisco
3 25 (78.13%) Firewall
4 24 (75.00%) VPN
4 24 (75.00%) HSRP
5 22 (68.75%) IPsec
5 22 (68.75%) BGP
6 21 (65.63%) WAN
6 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
7 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (50.00%) Finance
8 16 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
9 15 (46.88%) LAN
9 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
9 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (40.63%) Juniper
10 13 (40.63%) Wireless
11 12 (37.50%) MPLS
11 12 (37.50%) Asset Management
12 11 (34.38%) CCNP
12 11 (34.38%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (31.25%) CCNA
13 10 (31.25%) DMZ
13 10 (31.25%) CCSA
14 9 (28.13%) CCIE
14 9 (28.13%) VoIP
14 9 (28.13%) Network Security
14 9 (28.13%) Palo Alto
15 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
15 8 (25.00%) SSL

VRRP
Top Related 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 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (96.88%) OSPF
2 25 (78.13%) Firewall
3 24 (75.00%) HSRP
3 24 (75.00%) VPN
4 22 (68.75%) BGP
4 22 (68.75%) IPsec
5 21 (65.63%) WAN
6 16 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
7 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (46.88%) LAN
7 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
8 13 (40.63%) Wireless
9 12 (37.50%) MPLS
10 11 (34.38%) Cisco Wireless
11 10 (31.25%) DMZ
12 9 (28.13%) Network Security
12 9 (28.13%) VoIP
13 8 (25.00%) EIGRP
13 8 (25.00%) SSL
14 7 (21.88%) DNS
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Network Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Voice Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Voice Network Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Network Support
4 7 (21.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Security Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Network Support
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Voice Support Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 4 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Social Network
3 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (6.25%) Social Media
3 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 5 (15.63%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (15.63%) Threat Management
2 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (12.50%) Time Management
3 4 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (9.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.38%) Logistics
4 3 (9.38%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (34.38%) CCNP
3 10 (31.25%) CCNA
3 10 (31.25%) CCSA
4 9 (28.13%) CCIE
5 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
6 3 (9.38%) RHCT
7 1 (3.13%) CCDP
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (6.25%) OPNET
1 2 (6.25%) Pingdom
1 2 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) RANCID
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
3 13 (40.63%) Juniper
4 9 (28.13%) Palo Alto
5 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
5 5 (15.63%) Sourcefire
6 4 (12.50%) Arista
7 3 (9.38%) F5
7 3 (9.38%) Meraki
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 2 (6.25%) CyberTech
8 2 (6.25%) Red Box
8 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.25%) Splunk
8 2 (6.25%) Verint
9 1 (3.13%) Aruba
9 1 (3.13%) Charles River
9 1 (3.13%) Radianz