Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for RIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIP over the 6 months to 27 May 2020 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 174 198
Rank change year-on-year +43 +24 -33
Contract jobs citing RIP 6 3 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.069% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 0.62% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £465 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.22% - -
UK median daily rate £364 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +0.41% -3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £13.50
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £42.42
% change year-on-year +3.95% -55.21% +41.40%

RIP 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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 414 482 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.50% 11.11% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 272 393
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £121 £163 £200
90th Percentile £538 £588 £488
UK median daily rate £425 £431 £425
% change year-on-year -1.33% +1.35% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.20 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.27% +30.32% -43.64%
10th Percentile £17.80 £12.25 £12.35
90th Percentile £44.65 £46.25 £23.80
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £19.49
% change year-on-year +46.34% +5.17% -7.52%

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing RIP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for RIP in Scotland

RIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RIP in Scotland.

Daily rate trend for RIP in Scotland

RIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RIP in Scotland.

Hourly rate trend for RIP in Scotland

RIP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. 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
Glasgow +39 6 £465 +72.22%
RIP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing RIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for RIP.

1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Front Office
2 3 (50.00%) Back Office
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Process Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) DSL
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) TACACS
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCIP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) ADSL

RIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) DSL
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) IGMP
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) PPP
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) TACACS
2 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Deployment Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Communications Security
1 3 (50.00%) High-Frequency Trading
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Process Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (50.00%) CCDP
1 3 (50.00%) CCIP
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Endace
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (50.00%) Arista
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper