Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 July 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 386 380
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6 -35
Contract jobs citing VRRP 6 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.037% 0.075% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
South East median daily rate £325 £435 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +74.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £226
90th Percentile £338 £499 £337
England median daily rate £336 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -15.94% +10.34% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 -
England median hourly rate - £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +55.52%

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2784 3791 3848
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.34% 20.32% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1528 2134 1923
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 221 219
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% - +57.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £46.02
England median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +13.89%

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for VRRP in the South East

VRRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VRRP in the South East

VRRP
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 VRRP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VRRP in the South East

VRRP
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 VRRP within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 July 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 +19 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £325 -
West Sussex - 1 £335 -
VRRP
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South East region with a requirement for VRRP.

1 5 (83.33%) OSPF
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) Allot
4 2 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) RSVP
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) IPv4
4 2 (33.33%) IPv6
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) IPTV
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Video on Demand
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Trapeze

VRRP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) IPv4
3 2 (33.33%) IPv6
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) RSVP
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPLS
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) IGMP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) IPTV
1 2 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (33.33%) STB
1 2 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCIP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (33.33%) Allot
3 2 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Mitel
3 2 (33.33%) Trapeze
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Huawei