The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 120 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing HSRP 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.079% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
HSRP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
662 571 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 22.56% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 193 179
Average daily rate £310 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £30.00 £93.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HSRP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HSRP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HSRP across the Berkshire region.

HSRP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HSRP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
HSRP
South East

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HSRP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HSRP.

1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) RIP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) VRRP
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) IGRP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Multicast
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) 4G
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (20.00%) GLBP
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HSRP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HSRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) RIP
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) VRRP
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) IGRP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) Multicast
4 2 (40.00%) 4G
5 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (20.00%) GLBP
5 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) FCAPS
5 1 (20.00%) SSH
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Iperf
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat