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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 574 564 541
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs citing HSRP 55 82 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.10% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 56 29
Median daily rate £375 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +83.96%
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
7756 7481 7596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.67% 14.14% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4796 4345 4154
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 477 427
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.37% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 28 £495 +13.79% 8
South East +2 12 £300 -12.72% 1
South West +6 9 £338 -28.94%
West Midlands -32 3 £420 +40.00% 1
East of England +22 2 - - 1
North West +14 1 £325 +8.33% 2
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 92 (91.09%) BGP
2 85 (84.16%) Cisco
3 79 (78.22%) OSPF
4 65 (64.36%) Firewall
5 63 (62.38%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (60.40%) WAN
7 55 (54.46%) VPN
8 54 (53.47%) Cisco ASA
9 53 (52.48%) LAN
10 50 (49.50%) CCNP
11 45 (44.55%) Data Centre
12 43 (42.57%) EIGRP
13 42 (41.58%) IPsec
14 41 (40.59%) MPLS
14 41 (40.59%) Juniper
15 39 (38.61%) VRRP
15 39 (38.61%) Wireless
16 38 (37.62%) TCP/IP
17 30 (29.70%) VLAN
17 30 (29.70%) Cisco IOS
17 30 (29.70%) 802.1X
18 29 (28.71%) CCNA
19 28 (27.72%) Cisco Nexus
20 27 (26.73%) Windows
21 26 (25.74%) F5
22 25 (24.75%) DNS
23 24 (23.76%) Windows Server
24 23 (22.77%) Network Security
25 22 (21.78%) Finance
25 22 (21.78%) VMware

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 1 (0.99%) Apache
1 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (16.83%) MS Visio
2 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (91.09%) BGP
2 79 (78.22%) OSPF
3 65 (64.36%) Firewall
4 61 (60.40%) WAN
5 55 (54.46%) VPN
6 54 (53.47%) Cisco ASA
7 53 (52.48%) LAN
8 43 (42.57%) EIGRP
9 42 (41.58%) IPsec
10 41 (40.59%) MPLS
11 39 (38.61%) VRRP
11 39 (38.61%) Wireless
12 38 (37.62%) TCP/IP
13 30 (29.70%) Cisco IOS
13 30 (29.70%) VLAN
14 28 (27.72%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (24.75%) DNS
16 23 (22.77%) Network Security
17 20 (19.80%) NX-OS
18 19 (18.81%) SSL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Banking
2 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
2 4 (3.96%) Retail
2 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Law
3 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.98%) Publishing
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (68.32%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.85%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (14.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Security Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (4.95%) Cisco Support
5 5 (4.95%) Design Engineer
5 5 (4.95%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Consultant
6 4 (3.96%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Network Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Support Manager
6 4 (3.96%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.70%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.97%) CSS
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.99%) HTML
3 1 (0.99%) XML
3 1 (0.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (44.55%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.94%) PKI
3 4 (3.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.73%) Windows
2 24 (23.76%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.89%) Linux
4 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.97%) Solaris
5 2 (1.98%) Unix
6 1 (0.99%) CentOS
6 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) Change Management
1 19 (18.81%) Load Balancing
2 15 (14.85%) Change Control
3 14 (13.86%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (11.88%) ITIL
4 12 (11.88%) Migration
5 11 (10.89%) Network Planning
6 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
6 9 (8.91%) Escalation Management
6 9 (8.91%) Information Security
7 7 (6.93%) High Availability
7 7 (6.93%) Network Architecture
7 7 (6.93%) Project Management
8 6 (5.94%) Network Design
9 5 (4.95%) Network Management
9 5 (4.95%) System Testing
10 4 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.98%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.88%) Shell Script
2 5 (4.95%) Perl
3 4 (3.96%) Python
4 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.98%) Java
4 2 (1.98%) Tcl
5 1 (0.99%) C
5 1 (0.99%) Korn
5 1 (0.99%) PHP
5 1 (0.99%) Ruby
5 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (62.38%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (49.50%) CCNP
3 29 (28.71%) CCNA
4 21 (20.79%) Security Cleared
5 20 (19.80%) SC Cleared
6 14 (13.86%) CCIE
7 13 (12.87%) Degree
8 7 (6.93%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.97%) CCSA
10 2 (1.98%) CCDE
10 2 (1.98%) CCSE
10 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.98%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.98%) PMP
11 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.99%) CCSP
11 1 (0.99%) CISSP
11 1 (0.99%) VCP4
11 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.98%) GLP
4 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.97%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.98%) vSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Snort
5 1 (0.99%) vCloud
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (14.85%) Nagios
2 10 (9.90%) Cacti
2 10 (9.90%) SmokePing
3 7 (6.93%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.99%) OpenView
5 1 (0.99%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 85 (84.16%) Cisco
2 41 (40.59%) Juniper
3 26 (25.74%) F5
4 22 (21.78%) VMware
5 19 (18.81%) Palo Alto
5 19 (18.81%) SolarWinds
6 17 (16.83%) Aruba
6 17 (16.83%) CheckPoint
6 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
7 14 (13.86%) Riverbed
8 13 (12.87%) Intel Security
9 9 (8.91%) Fortinet
10 7 (6.93%) HP
11 5 (4.95%) Blue Coat
11 5 (4.95%) ProCurve
12 4 (3.96%) Citrix
12 4 (3.96%) EMC
12 4 (3.96%) Infoblox
12 4 (3.96%) Stonesoft
13 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
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