Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 375 374
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -23
Contract jobs citing RIP 4 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.060% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.32% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
South East median daily rate £375 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -11.54% -23.98%
England median daily rate £425 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +11.48% +1.67% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £48.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.88% +0.36% -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £48.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year -71.88% +0.36% +25.87%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2922 3169 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.50% 18.93% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1804 1905
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 221 245
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.10 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RIP in the South East

RIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RIP in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for RIP in the South East

RIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIP in the South East

RIP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the South East 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
Berkshire +7 3 - -
Thames Valley -11 3 - -
Surrey -18 1 £375 - 1
RIP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RIP 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 South East region with a requirement for RIP.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) DSL
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) ADSL
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) xDSL
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed

RIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) ADSL
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) DSL
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) xDSL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed