The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 510 516 502
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing HSRP 79 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.091% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.67% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.62% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £369 £323
% change year-on-year
-10.16% +14.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
HSRP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in England

HSRP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

HSRP Daily Rate Trend in England

HSRP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HSRP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

HSRP Daily Rate Histogram in England

HSRP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HSRP across the England region.

HSRP Hourly Rate Trend in England

HSRP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
London +43 54 £305 -18.73% 9
South East -16 14 £325 +6.99% 7
North West - 7 - - 2
East Midlands +2 2 £450 +80.00%
Yorkshire - 2 £313 - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 134 (87.58%) Cisco
2 127 (83.01%) OSPF
3 123 (80.39%) Firewall
4 119 (77.78%) BGP
5 100 (65.36%) Cisco Certification
6 83 (54.25%) TCP/IP
6 83 (54.25%) VPN
7 75 (49.02%) CCNP
8 71 (46.41%) WAN
9 70 (45.75%) VRRP
10 67 (43.79%) VLAN
11 64 (41.83%) MPLS
12 63 (41.18%) CheckPoint
13 58 (37.91%) CCIE
14 57 (37.25%) EIGRP
15 52 (33.99%) Juniper
15 52 (33.99%) LAN
16 50 (32.68%) Cisco Nexus
17 49 (32.03%) F5
18 42 (27.45%) DNS
19 41 (26.80%) TACACS
20 39 (25.49%) CCNA
21 37 (24.18%) SNMP
21 37 (24.18%) DMVPN
22 33 (21.57%) Cisco IOS
22 33 (21.57%) Windows
23 31 (20.26%) UNIX
24 30 (19.61%) Banking
24 30 (19.61%) Blue Coat
25 29 (18.95%) IPsec

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.27%) IIS
2 2 (1.31%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.54%) MS Visio
1 10 (6.54%) MS Office
1 10 (6.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (83.01%) OSPF
2 123 (80.39%) Firewall
3 119 (77.78%) BGP
4 83 (54.25%) TCP/IP
4 83 (54.25%) VPN
5 71 (46.41%) WAN
6 70 (45.75%) VRRP
7 67 (43.79%) VLAN
8 64 (41.83%) MPLS
9 57 (37.25%) EIGRP
10 52 (33.99%) LAN
11 50 (32.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 42 (27.45%) DNS
13 41 (26.80%) TACACS
14 37 (24.18%) SNMP
14 37 (24.18%) DMVPN
15 33 (21.57%) Cisco IOS
16 29 (18.95%) IPsec
17 27 (17.65%) Ethernet
18 25 (16.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (19.61%) Banking
2 20 (13.07%) Telecoms
3 18 (11.76%) Finance
4 6 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.27%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.61%) Back Office
7 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.31%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.65%) French Language
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
8 1 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (42.48%) Network Engineer
2 24 (15.69%) Security Engineer
2 24 (15.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (15.03%) Network Support
4 18 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (10.46%) Support Engineer
5 16 (10.46%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (9.80%) Cisco Support
7 14 (9.15%) IP Engineer
7 14 (9.15%) Architect
8 13 (8.50%) Consultant
9 12 (7.84%) Network Consultant
9 12 (7.84%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 10 (6.54%) Network Architect
11 9 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
11 9 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 9 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
11 9 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (5.88%) Analyst
11 9 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.65%) Middleware
1 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.42%) FlexPod
3 16 (10.46%) PKI
4 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.61%) Open Source
7 2 (1.31%) SecurID
7 2 (1.31%) e-Health
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.57%) Windows
2 31 (20.26%) UNIX
3 26 (16.99%) Linux
4 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.23%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.31%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.65%) Change Management
2 26 (16.99%) ITIL
3 24 (15.69%) Network Monitoring
4 18 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 14 (9.15%) Network Design
6 13 (8.50%) WAN Optimisation
7 12 (7.84%) Information Assurance
8 10 (6.54%) Migration
8 10 (6.54%) ISMS
8 10 (6.54%) High Availability
8 10 (6.54%) Network Load Balancing
9 9 (5.88%) Project Management
9 9 (5.88%) Low Latency
9 9 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.23%) Validation
10 8 (5.23%) Network Architecture
11 6 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.92%) Network Management
11 6 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.38%) Perl
2 7 (4.58%) R
3 3 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (65.36%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (49.02%) CCNP
3 58 (37.91%) CCIE
4 39 (25.49%) CCNA
5 10 (6.54%) CCIP
5 10 (6.54%) CCSE
6 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.23%) JNCIA
7 7 (4.58%) JNCIP
7 7 (4.58%) Degree
7 7 (4.58%) CCDP
8 6 (3.92%) CISSP
8 6 (3.92%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.61%) CCSP
10 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.31%) CCDA
11 2 (1.31%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.76%) Snort
2 8 (5.23%) ProxySG
3 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.61%) Nmap
5 2 (1.31%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (12.42%) OpenNMS
1 19 (12.42%) RANCID
2 5 (3.27%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.61%) Nessus
4 3 (1.96%) SCOM
5 2 (1.31%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.31%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.31%) SCCM
5 2 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.65%) Cacti
6 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 134 (87.58%) Cisco
2 63 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 52 (33.99%) Juniper
4 49 (32.03%) F5
5 30 (19.61%) Blue Coat
6 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
7 14 (9.15%) Sourcefire
7 14 (9.15%) Riverbed
8 9 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 9 (5.88%) HP
9 8 (5.23%) VMware
10 7 (4.58%) BT
11 5 (3.27%) Huawei
11 5 (3.27%) Redback
11 5 (3.27%) Radware
11 5 (3.27%) Nokia
12 4 (2.61%) Dell
12 4 (2.61%) Siemens
12 4 (2.61%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.96%) NETGEAR