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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 500 508 489
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing HSRP 87 48 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 0.74% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 25 19
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£363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
+22.50% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.01 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
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
7832 6446 7645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.68% 13.68% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4505 3618 3723
Average daily rate £370 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 413 580
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +49 72 £363 - 8
South East -21 10 £360 +100.00% 4
East Midlands -1 2 £450 +80.00% 1
Yorkshire -11 1 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 106 (84.80%) Firewall
2 102 (81.60%) Cisco
3 99 (79.20%) OSPF
4 98 (78.40%) BGP
5 72 (57.60%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (57.60%) TCP/IP
6 69 (55.20%) VPN
7 66 (52.80%) VLAN
8 65 (52.00%) WAN
9 60 (48.00%) VRRP
10 54 (43.20%) CheckPoint
11 47 (37.60%) CCNP
11 47 (37.60%) Cisco Nexus
12 46 (36.80%) LAN
13 43 (34.40%) Juniper
14 42 (33.60%) MPLS
15 41 (32.80%) CCIE
16 40 (32.00%) EIGRP
17 38 (30.40%) F5
18 35 (28.00%) Blue Coat
18 35 (28.00%) SNMP
19 32 (25.60%) DNS
19 32 (25.60%) IPsec
19 32 (25.60%) Cisco IOS
20 28 (22.40%) DMVPN
20 28 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (21.60%) TACACS
22 25 (20.00%) Windows
23 23 (18.40%) Banking
23 23 (18.40%) Network Monitoring

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Office
1 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
1 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (84.80%) Firewall
2 99 (79.20%) OSPF
3 98 (78.40%) BGP
4 72 (57.60%) TCP/IP
5 69 (55.20%) VPN
6 66 (52.80%) VLAN
7 65 (52.00%) WAN
8 60 (48.00%) VRRP
9 47 (37.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 46 (36.80%) LAN
11 42 (33.60%) MPLS
12 40 (32.00%) EIGRP
13 35 (28.00%) SNMP
14 32 (25.60%) DNS
14 32 (25.60%) Cisco IOS
14 32 (25.60%) IPsec
15 28 (22.40%) DMVPN
16 27 (21.60%) TACACS
17 23 (18.40%) Network Security
18 22 (17.60%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (18.40%) Banking
2 20 (16.00%) Finance
3 11 (8.80%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.80%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.00%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.60%) Russian Language
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Law
7 1 (0.80%) Local Government
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) French Language
Job Titles
1 55 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 23 (18.40%) Security Engineer
3 21 (16.80%) Network Security Engineer
3 21 (16.80%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (14.40%) Network Support
5 16 (12.80%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (12.00%) Architect
7 12 (9.60%) Senior Security Engineer
7 12 (9.60%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 11 (8.80%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (8.80%) Consultant
9 10 (8.00%) Network Consultant
10 9 (7.20%) Network Architect
11 8 (6.40%) Analyst
12 7 (5.60%) Support Engineer
12 7 (5.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 7 (5.60%) Cisco Support
12 7 (5.60%) Cisco Consultant
12 7 (5.60%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 6 (4.80%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.40%) FlexPod
2 13 (10.40%) PKI
3 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.20%) Open Source
5 2 (1.60%) e-Health
5 2 (1.60%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.00%) Windows
2 19 (15.20%) UNIX
3 17 (13.60%) Linux
4 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.40%) Network Monitoring
2 20 (16.00%) Change Management
3 17 (13.60%) Load Balancing
4 13 (10.40%) WAN Optimisation
5 12 (9.60%) Information Assurance
6 11 (8.80%) Network Management
6 11 (8.80%) Network Design
7 10 (8.00%) ITIL
7 10 (8.00%) High Availability
7 10 (8.00%) Network Architecture
7 10 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 10 (8.00%) ISMS
7 10 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.20%) Low Latency
9 8 (6.40%) Validation
10 7 (5.60%) Project Management
11 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.20%) Network Planning
13 3 (2.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) Perl
2 7 (5.60%) R
3 3 (2.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (57.60%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (37.60%) CCNP
3 41 (32.80%) CCIE
4 20 (16.00%) CCNA
5 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (7.20%) CCSE
7 8 (6.40%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.60%) Degree
9 4 (3.20%) CISSP
9 4 (3.20%) CCSP
10 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.60%) CCDP
12 1 (0.80%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.80%) CCVP
12 1 (0.80%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 22 (17.60%) Snort
2 10 (8.00%) ProxySG
3 4 (3.20%) Nmap
3 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) OpenNMS
1 13 (10.40%) RANCID
2 5 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (3.20%) Nessus
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.60%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.80%) Cacti
6 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 102 (81.60%) Cisco
2 54 (43.20%) CheckPoint
3 43 (34.40%) Juniper
4 38 (30.40%) F5
5 35 (28.00%) Blue Coat
6 18 (14.40%) Sourcefire
7 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.40%) Nokia
8 8 (6.40%) Radware
8 8 (6.40%) Redback
8 8 (6.40%) Huawei
9 7 (5.60%) SolarWinds
9 7 (5.60%) HP
10 6 (4.80%) Ericsson
10 6 (4.80%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.20%) Dell
11 4 (3.20%) VMware
12 3 (2.40%) Citrix
12 3 (2.40%) NETGEAR
12 3 (2.40%) SonicWALL
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