The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK / England
Rank 517 547 528
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Contract jobs citing HSRP 48 48 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.72% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 39
Median daily rate £433 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £530 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%

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
6265 6678 6888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.11% 14.36% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3848 3943 3952
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 345 389
Median hourly rate £26.58 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing HSRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 34 £435 -0.57% 6
South East +4 7 £331 -5.42% 1
East Midlands +3 2 - -
South West - 2 £360 -
East of England +3 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HSRP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 76 (92.68%) Cisco
2 63 (76.83%) OSPF
3 56 (68.29%) Firewall
4 54 (65.85%) BGP
5 49 (59.76%) WAN
6 45 (54.88%) IPsec
7 43 (52.44%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (50.00%) MPLS
8 41 (50.00%) VRRP
9 40 (48.78%) TCP/IP
10 38 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (45.12%) VPN
11 37 (45.12%) LAN
12 36 (43.90%) Finance
13 33 (40.24%) CCNP
13 33 (40.24%) Data Centre
14 32 (39.02%) F5
15 29 (35.37%) Wireless
16 27 (32.93%) EIGRP
16 27 (32.93%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (31.71%) CheckPoint
18 25 (30.49%) Juniper
18 25 (30.49%) SSL
19 24 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
20 23 (28.05%) DNS
21 22 (26.83%) DHCP
22 20 (24.39%) CCIE
22 20 (24.39%) Spanning Tree
23 19 (23.17%) 802.1X
23 19 (23.17%) Cisco Wireless

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (76.83%) OSPF
2 56 (68.29%) Firewall
3 54 (65.85%) BGP
4 49 (59.76%) WAN
5 45 (54.88%) IPsec
6 41 (50.00%) MPLS
6 41 (50.00%) VRRP
7 40 (48.78%) TCP/IP
8 38 (46.34%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (45.12%) LAN
9 37 (45.12%) VPN
10 29 (35.37%) Wireless
11 27 (32.93%) Cisco IOS
11 27 (32.93%) EIGRP
12 25 (30.49%) SSL
13 24 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (28.05%) DNS
15 22 (26.83%) DHCP
16 20 (24.39%) Spanning Tree
17 19 (23.17%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) JIRA
1 5 (6.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.44%) JMeter
General
1 36 (43.90%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.66%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (56.10%) Network Engineer
2 16 (19.51%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Network Support
4 13 (15.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) Support Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) Voice Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) Voice Network Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Firewall Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Cisco Support
8 7 (8.54%) Security Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Network Support
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Support Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Voice Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.88%) XMPP
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.32%) Cryptography
3 6 (7.32%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.66%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (2.44%) PKI
5 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Unix
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.66%) Linux
6 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Change Management
2 16 (19.51%) ITIL
3 12 (14.63%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.20%) Network Management
5 9 (10.98%) Asset Management
5 9 (10.98%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
6 8 (9.76%) Information Security
7 7 (8.54%) Project Management
8 6 (7.32%) Capacity Management
8 6 (7.32%) Computer Security
8 6 (7.32%) High Availability
8 6 (7.32%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.32%) Network Architecture
8 6 (7.32%) Security Patching
8 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.10%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (6.10%) Security Architecture
9 5 (6.10%) Security Operations
9 5 (6.10%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) C
2 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (52.44%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (40.24%) CCNP
3 20 (24.39%) CCIE
4 19 (23.17%) CCNA
5 10 (12.20%) CCSA
6 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.88%) CCDE
7 4 (4.88%) CCDP
7 4 (4.88%) Degree
8 3 (3.66%) GCIH
8 3 (3.66%) GIAC
8 3 (3.66%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.44%) CISSP
9 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.22%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (1.22%) CCIP
10 1 (1.22%) CCSP
10 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) DFS Replication
3 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (1.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) FortiGate
1 4 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.44%) HP SIM
2 2 (2.44%) Nagios
2 2 (2.44%) OPNET
2 2 (2.44%) Pingdom
2 2 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.22%) Cacti
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.22%) OpenView
3 1 (1.22%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.22%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 76 (92.68%) Cisco
2 32 (39.02%) F5
3 26 (31.71%) CheckPoint
4 25 (30.49%) Juniper
5 16 (19.51%) Palo Alto
6 14 (17.07%) VMware
7 10 (12.20%) Aruba
7 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.76%) HP
9 7 (8.54%) Fortinet
9 7 (8.54%) Meraki
10 6 (7.32%) Blue Coat
10 6 (7.32%) Cyberoam
11 5 (6.10%) Citrix
12 4 (4.88%) NetScout
12 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.66%) Intel Security
13 3 (3.66%) Meru Networks
13 3 (3.66%) Riverbed
14 2 (2.44%) Splunk