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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 524 522 535
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing HSRP 56 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.84% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 18
Average daily rate £365 £300 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £448 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £31.25 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £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
6857 6908 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 14.99% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 3910 3218
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 396 362
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HSRP across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

HSRP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 28 £425 +41.66% 4
South East +4 19 £350 +7.69% 5
Yorkshire -5 6 £363 +16.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £375 - 2
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 99 (86.84%) Cisco
2 89 (78.07%) OSPF
3 86 (75.44%) BGP
4 84 (73.68%) Firewall
5 81 (71.05%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (63.16%) VRRP
7 62 (54.39%) F5
8 61 (53.51%) MPLS
8 61 (53.51%) LAN
9 58 (50.88%) Juniper
10 57 (50.00%) VPN
11 55 (48.25%) WAN
12 54 (47.37%) TCP/IP
13 50 (43.86%) IPsec
14 44 (38.60%) DNS
15 43 (37.72%) DHCP
16 42 (36.84%) CheckPoint
16 42 (36.84%) EIGRP
16 42 (36.84%) Spanning Tree
17 41 (35.96%) VLAN
18 39 (34.21%) CCNA
18 39 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
19 38 (33.33%) Ethernet
20 37 (32.46%) CCNP
21 33 (28.95%) SNMP
22 31 (27.19%) Finance
22 31 (27.19%) Data Centre
23 30 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
24 29 (25.44%) Load Balancing
25 28 (24.56%) SSL

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) SaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) IaaS
2 2 (1.75%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 89 (78.07%) OSPF
2 86 (75.44%) BGP
3 84 (73.68%) Firewall
4 72 (63.16%) VRRP
5 61 (53.51%) LAN
5 61 (53.51%) MPLS
6 57 (50.00%) VPN
7 55 (48.25%) WAN
8 54 (47.37%) TCP/IP
9 50 (43.86%) IPsec
10 44 (38.60%) DNS
11 43 (37.72%) DHCP
12 42 (36.84%) EIGRP
12 42 (36.84%) Spanning Tree
13 41 (35.96%) VLAN
14 39 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 38 (33.33%) Ethernet
16 33 (28.95%) SNMP
17 30 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (24.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) Informix
1 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.75%) MySQL
1 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.75%) Redis
1 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.75%) Hudson
1 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.75%) JIRA
1 2 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Banking
3 10 (8.77%) Spanish Language
3 10 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.39%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Legal
5 4 (3.51%) Marketing
6 3 (2.63%) Games
6 3 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
7 1 (0.88%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (57.02%) Network Engineer
2 26 (22.81%) Security Engineer
3 25 (21.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (14.04%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (12.28%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (12.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (10.53%) Network Support
7 9 (7.89%) Design Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Senior Security Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Cisco Support
8 6 (5.26%) Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.05%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.39%) XML
3 2 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.75%) Middleware
3 2 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.19%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.40%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.02%) Cryptography
4 8 (7.02%) Driving Licence
5 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.39%) Clustering
7 4 (3.51%) PKI
8 3 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.88%) Life Science
10 1 (0.88%) NHS
10 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.88%) Replication
10 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.05%) Windows
2 20 (17.54%) Linux
3 12 (10.53%) Unix
4 10 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) Load Balancing
2 23 (20.18%) ITIL
3 19 (16.67%) Change Management
4 17 (14.91%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (14.04%) Network Management
6 14 (12.28%) Network Design
7 13 (11.40%) Information Security
7 13 (11.40%) Problem Management
8 11 (9.65%) Capacity Management
9 10 (8.77%) High Availability
9 10 (8.77%) Project Management
10 8 (7.02%) Computer Security
10 8 (7.02%) Incident Management
10 8 (7.02%) Low Latency
10 8 (7.02%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.02%) Network Architecture
10 8 (7.02%) Security Patching
10 8 (7.02%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.14%) Security Architecture
12 5 (4.39%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.39%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.63%) Perl
2 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.75%) Python
3 2 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (71.05%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (34.21%) CCNA
3 37 (32.46%) CCNP
4 28 (24.56%) CCIE
5 21 (18.42%) Degree
6 17 (14.91%) CCSE
7 16 (14.04%) CISSP
8 5 (4.39%) CCENT
8 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.51%) CCDE
9 4 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.63%) CCDP
10 3 (2.63%) CCSA
10 3 (2.63%) CCSP
10 3 (2.63%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.75%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (14.04%) Snort
2 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.75%) BIND 9
5 2 (1.75%) Docker
5 2 (1.75%) pfSense
5 2 (1.75%) Samba
5 2 (1.75%) vCloud
5 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (14.04%) Proventia
2 5 (4.39%) Cacti
2 5 (4.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.51%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.63%) Graphite
4 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.63%) Iperf
4 3 (2.63%) Nagios
4 3 (2.63%) Opsview
5 2 (1.75%) Ansible
5 2 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.75%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (1.75%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.88%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 99 (86.84%) Cisco
2 62 (54.39%) F5
3 58 (50.88%) Juniper
4 42 (36.84%) CheckPoint
5 21 (18.42%) Blue Coat
6 16 (14.04%) Palo Alto
6 16 (14.04%) Sourcefire
7 14 (12.28%) VMware
8 12 (10.53%) Aruba
9 10 (8.77%) Cyberoam
9 10 (8.77%) HP
9 10 (8.77%) SolarWinds
10 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
11 7 (6.14%) McAfee
12 5 (4.39%) Riverbed
13 4 (3.51%) Fortinet
13 4 (3.51%) IronPort
13 4 (3.51%) Meraki
14 3 (2.63%) Huawei
14 3 (2.63%) Remedy
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