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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 509 539 488
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -51
Contract jobs citing HSRP 77 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.050% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 7 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £149 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £410 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
-13.23% +8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
7464 6335 6171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.89% 13.20% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4234 3511 3135
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 358 510
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -14.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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 May 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 May 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 +43 39 £358 +10.00% 4
South East -7 16 £335 +28.35% 8
North West -19 7 - - 1
East of England +4 5 £265 -33.75% 3
Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
West Midlands -11 2 - -
South West - 1 - -
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (93.70%) Cisco
2 118 (92.91%) OSPF
3 117 (92.13%) BGP
4 85 (66.93%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (61.42%) MPLS
5 78 (61.42%) Firewall
6 76 (59.84%) VRRP
7 67 (52.76%) Juniper
8 64 (50.39%) CCNP
8 64 (50.39%) VPN
9 63 (49.61%) EIGRP
10 62 (48.82%) LAN
10 62 (48.82%) WAN
11 53 (41.73%) F5
12 48 (37.80%) TCP/IP
13 47 (37.01%) CCNA
14 42 (33.07%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (32.28%) CCIE
15 41 (32.28%) CheckPoint
16 40 (31.50%) Multicast
17 39 (30.71%) Telecoms
18 37 (29.13%) Cisco IOS
18 37 (29.13%) Data Centre
19 35 (27.56%) Wireless
19 35 (27.56%) Ethernet
20 33 (25.98%) Cisco Nexus
21 31 (24.41%) IPsec
22 30 (23.62%) Finance
22 30 (23.62%) DNS
23 28 (22.05%) DHCP

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.79%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 118 (92.91%) OSPF
2 117 (92.13%) BGP
3 78 (61.42%) Firewall
3 78 (61.42%) MPLS
4 76 (59.84%) VRRP
5 64 (50.39%) VPN
6 63 (49.61%) EIGRP
7 62 (48.82%) LAN
7 62 (48.82%) WAN
8 48 (37.80%) TCP/IP
9 42 (33.07%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (31.50%) Multicast
11 37 (29.13%) Cisco IOS
12 35 (27.56%) Wireless
12 35 (27.56%) Ethernet
13 33 (25.98%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (24.41%) IPsec
15 30 (23.62%) DNS
16 28 (22.05%) DHCP
17 27 (21.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (30.71%) Telecoms
2 30 (23.62%) Finance
3 15 (11.81%) Banking
4 8 (6.30%) Back Office
5 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (51.18%) Network Engineer
2 30 (23.62%) Security Engineer
3 23 (18.11%) IP Engineer
4 20 (15.75%) Implementation Engineer
5 19 (14.96%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (14.17%) Operations Engineer
7 14 (11.02%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Architect
9 8 (6.30%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Network Architect
10 7 (5.51%) Network Specialist
10 7 (5.51%) Back Office Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Network Consultant
11 6 (4.72%) Consultant
12 5 (3.94%) Network Support Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) NOC Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Senior Security Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) XMPP
2 1 (0.79%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.13%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.87%) PKI
2 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.57%) Eurex
6 2 (1.57%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) SecurID
7 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.90%) Windows
2 23 (18.11%) UNIX
3 20 (15.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.11%) ITIL
2 19 (14.96%) Load Balancing
3 16 (12.60%) Migration
4 15 (11.81%) Network Design
5 14 (11.02%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (10.24%) Network Architecture
7 9 (7.09%) Validation
8 8 (6.30%) Change Management
8 8 (6.30%) Information Security
8 8 (6.30%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.51%) Low Latency
9 7 (5.51%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.51%) Project Management
10 6 (4.72%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 5 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.94%) Network Management
11 5 (3.94%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.36%) Lisp
2 2 (1.57%) Perl
3 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (66.93%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (50.39%) CCNP
3 47 (37.01%) CCNA
4 41 (32.28%) CCIE
5 24 (18.90%) CCIP
6 16 (12.60%) JNCIP
7 15 (11.81%) JNCIA
8 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
9 11 (8.66%) CCDP
10 10 (7.87%) Degree
11 9 (7.09%) DV Cleared
12 8 (6.30%) SC Cleared
13 5 (3.94%) CCSE
14 4 (3.15%) HNC
14 4 (3.15%) HND
15 3 (2.36%) CISSP
15 3 (2.36%) Avaya Certification
15 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (1.57%) Check Point Certification
16 2 (1.57%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.87%) Snort
3 4 (3.15%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.36%) vSphere
5 2 (1.57%) NFS
6 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) OpenView
1 10 (7.87%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (7.09%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.36%) SCOM
3 3 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.57%) SCCM
4 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.79%) Opsview
5 1 (0.79%) RANCID
5 1 (0.79%) Graphite
5 1 (0.79%) Iperf
5 1 (0.79%) Cacti
5 1 (0.79%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 119 (93.70%) Cisco
2 67 (52.76%) Juniper
3 53 (41.73%) F5
4 41 (32.28%) CheckPoint
5 22 (17.32%) VMware
6 18 (14.17%) HP
7 16 (12.60%) BT
8 15 (11.81%) SolarWinds
9 14 (11.02%) Aruba
9 14 (11.02%) Blue Coat
10 11 (8.66%) Sourcefire
11 10 (7.87%) Websense
12 9 (7.09%) Riverbed
13 4 (3.15%) Brocade
13 4 (3.15%) Fortinet
13 4 (3.15%) ProCurve
13 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.15%) Avaya
14 3 (2.36%) Citrix
14 3 (2.36%) SevOne
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