The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 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.

Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 75 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Contract jobs citing VRRP 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.68% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 2.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £470 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £400 £318
% change year-on-year -16.25% +25.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 158 290 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 23.30% 28.18% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 160 72
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.16% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.16% +37.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

VRRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VRRP in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree

VRRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP