Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 225 238
Rank change year-on-year +27 +13 -39
Contract jobs citing VRRP 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.044% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
North West median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +16.67% -
England median daily rate £350 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -26.32% +26.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 782 1045 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.76% 15.16% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 610 625
North West median daily rate £394 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% +9.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £208
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 56 108
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.36 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VRRP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VRRP in the North West

VRRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VRRP in the North West

VRRP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VRRP in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VRRP in the North West

VRRP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VRRP within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Manchester +21 2 £450 +38.46% 4
Merseyside +6 1 £250 -39.39%
VRRP
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) LLU
2 2 (66.67%) ZyXEL
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS

VRRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) LLU
2 2 (66.67%) MRTG
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Designer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) OpenNMS
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) RANCID
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Brocade
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 2 (66.67%) Foundry
1 2 (66.67%) Huawei
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) ZyXEL
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NETGEAR
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) VMware