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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 513 498 480
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing HSRP 51 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.79% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 21
Average daily rate
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£296 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.93% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £293 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £530 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £463 £300
% change year-on-year
-35.13% +54.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
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
7037 6061 6348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3842 3141 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 359 566
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
London -23 20 £275 -26.17% 9
North West - 15 £275 - 3
South East -33 13 £296 +0.42% 5
Yorkshire -12 1 £338 -
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 4
East of England - 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 119 (88.81%) Cisco
2 115 (85.82%) OSPF
3 105 (78.36%) BGP
4 95 (70.90%) Firewall
5 87 (64.93%) Cisco Certification
6 75 (55.97%) CCNP
7 74 (55.22%) MPLS
8 73 (54.48%) VPN
9 61 (45.52%) VRRP
10 60 (44.78%) TCP/IP
11 54 (40.30%) Juniper
12 52 (38.81%) EIGRP
13 51 (38.06%) CCIE
14 49 (36.57%) VLAN
15 48 (35.82%) WAN
16 47 (35.07%) CCNA
17 42 (31.34%) CheckPoint
17 42 (31.34%) F5
18 38 (28.36%) LAN
19 36 (26.87%) DNS
20 35 (26.12%) UNIX
21 34 (25.37%) Telecoms
22 33 (24.63%) Linux
22 33 (24.63%) Cisco Nexus
22 33 (24.63%) Cisco IOS
23 32 (23.88%) Ethernet
24 30 (22.39%) TACACS
25 28 (20.90%) IPsec
25 28 (20.90%) Windows
25 28 (20.90%) ITIL

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (1.49%) IIS
1 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.75%) Lync
2 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.22%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (85.82%) OSPF
2 105 (78.36%) BGP
3 95 (70.90%) Firewall
4 74 (55.22%) MPLS
5 73 (54.48%) VPN
6 61 (45.52%) VRRP
7 60 (44.78%) TCP/IP
8 52 (38.81%) EIGRP
9 49 (36.57%) VLAN
10 48 (35.82%) WAN
11 38 (28.36%) LAN
12 36 (26.87%) DNS
13 33 (24.63%) Cisco IOS
13 33 (24.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (23.88%) Ethernet
15 30 (22.39%) TACACS
16 28 (20.90%) IPsec
17 27 (20.15%) DMVPN
18 25 (18.66%) SNMP
19 24 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (25.37%) Telecoms
2 18 (13.43%) Banking
3 10 (7.46%) Finance
4 8 (5.97%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.75%) Local Government
6 1 (0.75%) French Language
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (36.57%) Network Engineer
2 26 (19.40%) IP Engineer
3 21 (15.67%) Network Support
4 19 (14.18%) Implementation Engineer
4 19 (14.18%) Operations Engineer
5 18 (13.43%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (12.69%) Security Engineer
7 14 (10.45%) Support Engineer
8 13 (9.70%) Cisco Support
9 11 (8.21%) Consultant
9 11 (8.21%) Architect
10 10 (7.46%) Network Consultant
10 10 (7.46%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 9 (6.72%) Network Security Engineer
11 9 (6.72%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (5.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (5.97%) Network Architect
13 7 (5.22%) Back Office Engineer
14 6 (4.48%) Analyst
15 5 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.49%) Web Services
2 1 (0.75%) Middleware
2 1 (0.75%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.19%) FlexPod
3 10 (7.46%) PKI
4 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) e-Health
6 1 (0.75%) SecurID
6 1 (0.75%) Open Source
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.12%) UNIX
2 33 (24.63%) Linux
3 28 (20.90%) Windows
4 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.48%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) ITIL
2 20 (14.93%) Network Monitoring
3 19 (14.18%) Change Management
4 16 (11.94%) Load Balancing
5 13 (9.70%) Network Design
6 12 (8.96%) Migration
7 10 (7.46%) WAN Optimisation
8 9 (6.72%) Network Architecture
9 8 (5.97%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (5.22%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (5.22%) ISMS
10 7 (5.22%) Information Assurance
10 7 (5.22%) Project Management
10 7 (5.22%) High Availability
10 7 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.48%) Validation
12 5 (3.73%) Network Management
12 5 (3.73%) Mentoring
13 4 (2.99%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.69%) Perl
2 5 (3.73%) R
3 2 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (64.93%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (55.97%) CCNP
3 51 (38.06%) CCIE
4 47 (35.07%) CCNA
5 20 (14.93%) CCIP
6 18 (13.43%) JNCIA
6 18 (13.43%) JNCIP
7 8 (5.97%) CCDP
8 4 (2.99%) HNC
8 4 (2.99%) HND
8 4 (2.99%) CCSE
8 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.24%) CISSP
10 2 (1.49%) CCDA
10 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.49%) CCSA
10 2 (1.49%) MCSE
10 2 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) Snort
2 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.99%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.75%) Nmap
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (11.19%) OpenNMS
1 15 (11.19%) RANCID
2 4 (2.99%) SCOM
3 2 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.75%) Cacti
4 1 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.75%) Nessus
4 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 119 (88.81%) Cisco
2 54 (40.30%) Juniper
3 42 (31.34%) CheckPoint
3 42 (31.34%) F5
4 17 (12.69%) BT
5 15 (11.19%) Blue Coat
6 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
7 13 (9.70%) Riverbed
8 9 (6.72%) VMware
9 8 (5.97%) Sourcefire
10 7 (5.22%) HP
10 7 (5.22%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.48%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.99%) Huawei
13 3 (2.24%) Redback
13 3 (2.24%) Radware
13 3 (2.24%) Dell
13 3 (2.24%) Ericsson
13 3 (2.24%) Nokia
14 2 (1.49%) Siemens
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago