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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RIP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.047% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year -71.77% +19.57%  

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 268 359 425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 12.47% 12.53% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 168 226
Median daily rate £400 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 42
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.89% -44.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.10 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

RIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing RIP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 - -
RIP
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Frame Relay
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) PPP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) AirMagnet
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre

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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 2 (66.67%) Frame Relay
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) PPP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCDA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) AirMagnet
2 2 (66.67%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) VMware