Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 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.

Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 211 179
Rank change year-on-year +32 -32 -5
Contract jobs citing RIP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.023% 0.017% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £290 -
England median daily rate £450 £425 £373
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.09% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -71.78% - +19.58%

RIP 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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 632 814 694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.28% 13.45% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 421 374
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £207 £185 £218
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 41 71
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.75 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.09% +19.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.73 £9.54
90th Percentile £61.13 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +7.89%

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing RIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for RIP in the West Midlands

RIP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIP in the West Midlands

RIP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIP in the West Midlands

RIP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 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
Birmingham +13 1 - -
RIP
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RIP.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

RIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware