The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 28 June 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 141
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £385 £275
% change year-on-year -17.20% +40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
% 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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 433 523 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.81% 17.46% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 1176 579
Median daily rate £370 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 94 56
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.18 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for VRRP in the South West

VRRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VRRP in the South West