The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 123 119
Contract jobs citing VRRP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.049% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.38% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £275
% change year-on-year -13.33% +36.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 200 266 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.96% 12.93% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 168 161
Median daily rate £375 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £531 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.32 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.86% -65.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.49 £15.50 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

VRRP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VRRP in West Yorkshire

VRRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VRRP in West Yorkshire