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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 569 543 560
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs citing HSRP 56 76 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.02% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 9
Median daily rate £375 £355 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +23.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £246 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £461 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £269
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+59.43% -
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
7872 7455 6532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.99% 14.66% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4859 4274 3539
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 442 366
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -10 26 £475 +31.03% 8
South East -8 12 £324 -35.30% 4
South West +8 11 £325 -
West Midlands -22 6 £380 +26.66% 1
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 87 (82.86%) BGP
2 82 (78.10%) Cisco
3 74 (70.48%) OSPF
4 70 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (64.76%) Firewall
6 52 (49.52%) WAN
7 51 (48.57%) VPN
7 51 (48.57%) MPLS
8 48 (45.71%) CCNP
9 46 (43.81%) EIGRP
10 44 (41.90%) Cisco ASA
11 43 (40.95%) IPsec
11 43 (40.95%) LAN
12 41 (39.05%) Juniper
13 38 (36.19%) TCP/IP
13 38 (36.19%) VRRP
14 37 (35.24%) F5
15 36 (34.29%) Data Centre
16 34 (32.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (32.38%) Network Security
16 34 (32.38%) DHCP
17 33 (31.43%) CCNA
17 33 (31.43%) DNS
17 33 (31.43%) VLAN
18 28 (26.67%) Wireless
18 28 (26.67%) 802.1X
19 27 (25.71%) Windows
20 25 (23.81%) CheckPoint
21 24 (22.86%) Load Balancing
22 23 (21.90%) Cisco IOS

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 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) MS Excel
1 12 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.95%) IaaS
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (82.86%) BGP
2 74 (70.48%) OSPF
3 68 (64.76%) Firewall
4 52 (49.52%) WAN
5 51 (48.57%) MPLS
5 51 (48.57%) VPN
6 46 (43.81%) EIGRP
7 44 (41.90%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (40.95%) IPsec
8 43 (40.95%) LAN
9 38 (36.19%) TCP/IP
9 38 (36.19%) VRRP
10 34 (32.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 34 (32.38%) DHCP
10 34 (32.38%) Network Security
11 33 (31.43%) DNS
11 33 (31.43%) VLAN
12 28 (26.67%) Wireless
13 23 (21.90%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) Informix
1 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.95%) MySQL
1 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.95%) Redis
1 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.95%) Hudson
2 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
2 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) Law
4 4 (3.81%) Legal
5 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 3 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.90%) Publishing
7 1 (0.95%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.95%) French Language
7 1 (0.95%) Games
7 1 (0.95%) German Language
7 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (75.24%) Network Engineer
2 18 (17.14%) Security Engineer
3 17 (16.19%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Design Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Lead Network Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Network Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Junior
10 3 (2.86%) Network Support
10 3 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.67%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (0.95%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.95%) CSS
3 1 (0.95%) Middleware
3 1 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.71%) PKI
4 5 (4.76%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.81%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.86%) Clustering
6 3 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
8 1 (0.95%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.71%) Windows
2 22 (20.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.86%) Unix
6 1 (0.95%) CatOS
6 1 (0.95%) CentOS
6 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) Load Balancing
2 16 (15.24%) Change Management
2 16 (15.24%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (12.38%) ITIL
4 12 (11.43%) Network Planning
5 11 (10.48%) Change Control
5 11 (10.48%) Information Security
6 9 (8.57%) High Availability
6 9 (8.57%) Migration
7 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.67%) Network Management
8 7 (6.67%) Project Management
9 6 (5.71%) Escalation Management
9 6 (5.71%) Network Architecture
9 6 (5.71%) Network Design
10 5 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (4.76%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.81%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.81%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) Shell Script
2 6 (5.71%) Perl
3 4 (3.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.81%) Python
4 2 (1.90%) Tcl
5 1 (0.95%) Java
5 1 (0.95%) Korn
5 1 (0.95%) Ruby
5 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (45.71%) CCNP
3 33 (31.43%) CCNA
4 19 (18.10%) Security Cleared
5 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
6 14 (13.33%) CCIE
7 12 (11.43%) Degree
8 6 (5.71%) JNCIP
9 4 (3.81%) CCSE
9 4 (3.81%) CISSP
10 2 (1.90%) CCSA
10 2 (1.90%) CCSP
10 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.90%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.95%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (0.95%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.95%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.95%) VCP4
11 1 (0.95%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.90%) GLP
3 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.81%) Snort
5 3 (2.86%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.90%) vCloud
6 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (11.43%) Nagios
2 8 (7.62%) Cacti
3 7 (6.67%) SmokePing
4 4 (3.81%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.86%) Proventia
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.95%) Graphite
7 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.95%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.95%) OpenView
7 1 (0.95%) Opsview
7 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.95%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 82 (78.10%) Cisco
2 41 (39.05%) Juniper
3 37 (35.24%) F5
4 25 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 18 (17.14%) VMware
6 17 (16.19%) SolarWinds
7 16 (15.24%) Palo Alto
8 15 (14.29%) Intel Security
9 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
10 12 (11.43%) Aruba
10 12 (11.43%) Riverbed
11 10 (9.52%) Blue Coat
12 6 (5.71%) HP
13 5 (4.76%) Fortinet
13 5 (4.76%) ProCurve
14 4 (3.81%) Cyberoam
14 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
14 4 (3.81%) Stonesoft
15 3 (2.86%) Infoblox
15 3 (2.86%) Nokia
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