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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 549 564 532
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Contract jobs citing HSRP 49 57 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.79% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 59
Median daily rate £433 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £261 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +164.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
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
6861 7181 7561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.91% 14.21% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4155 4271 4400
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 443 411
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +6 33 £450 - 4
South East +21 9 £362 +3.42% 1
East of England +4 2 £550 +67.93%
East Midlands -7 2 - -
South West +16 1 £375 -4.45%
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 89 (88.12%) Cisco
2 77 (76.24%) OSPF
3 74 (73.27%) BGP
4 66 (65.35%) Firewall
5 59 (58.42%) WAN
6 53 (52.48%) IPsec
7 51 (50.50%) LAN
8 50 (49.50%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (49.50%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (48.51%) TCP/IP
9 49 (48.51%) VPN
10 47 (46.53%) VRRP
11 45 (44.55%) Data Centre
12 41 (40.59%) MPLS
13 39 (38.61%) EIGRP
13 39 (38.61%) F5
14 37 (36.63%) CCNP
15 36 (35.64%) Wireless
15 36 (35.64%) Finance
16 33 (32.67%) Cisco IOS
17 32 (31.68%) SSL
18 30 (29.70%) 802.1X
19 28 (27.72%) Juniper
20 27 (26.73%) DNS
21 26 (25.74%) CheckPoint
21 26 (25.74%) Cisco Nexus
22 24 (23.76%) DHCP
22 24 (23.76%) VLAN
23 23 (22.77%) CCNA
23 23 (22.77%) Palo Alto

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 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (76.24%) OSPF
2 74 (73.27%) BGP
3 66 (65.35%) Firewall
4 59 (58.42%) WAN
5 53 (52.48%) IPsec
6 51 (50.50%) LAN
7 50 (49.50%) Cisco ASA
8 49 (48.51%) TCP/IP
8 49 (48.51%) VPN
9 47 (46.53%) VRRP
10 41 (40.59%) MPLS
11 39 (38.61%) EIGRP
12 36 (35.64%) Wireless
13 33 (32.67%) Cisco IOS
14 32 (31.68%) SSL
15 27 (26.73%) DNS
16 26 (25.74%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (23.76%) DHCP
17 24 (23.76%) VLAN
18 20 (19.80%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.96%) JIRA
3 2 (1.98%) JMeter
General
1 36 (35.64%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Law
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (59.41%) Network Engineer
2 20 (19.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (16.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Security Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Network Support
6 9 (8.91%) Firewall Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Network Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Voice Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Voice Network Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Cisco Support
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Network Support
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.70%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.97%) CSS
3 2 (1.98%) XMPP
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.99%) HTML
4 1 (0.99%) XML
4 1 (0.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (44.55%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.90%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.93%) Cryptography
4 6 (5.94%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.95%) PKI
6 4 (3.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.99%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Windows
2 14 (13.86%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.93%) Unix
4 5 (4.95%) Linux
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.98%) Solaris
6 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) Change Management
2 19 (18.81%) ITIL
3 16 (15.84%) Load Balancing
4 14 (13.86%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (11.88%) Project Management
6 11 (10.89%) Information Security
6 11 (10.89%) Network Management
7 10 (9.90%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.93%) Capacity Management
8 7 (6.93%) Computer Security
8 7 (6.93%) Incident Management
8 7 (6.93%) Network Architecture
8 7 (6.93%) Security Patching
9 6 (5.94%) Asset Management
9 6 (5.94%) Change Control
9 6 (5.94%) High Availability
9 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.95%) Migration
10 5 (4.95%) Network Planning
10 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.98%) C
3 1 (0.99%) Java
3 1 (0.99%) Perl
3 1 (0.99%) PHP
3 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (49.50%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (36.63%) CCNP
3 23 (22.77%) CCNA
4 22 (21.78%) CCIE
5 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
5 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
6 9 (8.91%) Degree
7 8 (7.92%) CCSA
8 4 (3.96%) CCDE
8 4 (3.96%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.97%) CCDP
9 3 (2.97%) GCIH
9 3 (2.97%) GIAC
10 2 (1.98%) CCSE
10 2 (1.98%) CISSP
10 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.98%) PMP
11 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.98%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Nagios
2 6 (5.94%) FortiGate
3 5 (4.95%) Cacti
3 5 (4.95%) SmokePing
4 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.98%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.98%) OPNET
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.99%) OpenView
6 1 (0.99%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 89 (88.12%) Cisco
2 39 (38.61%) F5
3 28 (27.72%) Juniper
4 26 (25.74%) CheckPoint
5 23 (22.77%) Palo Alto
6 16 (15.84%) Aruba
6 16 (15.84%) VMware
7 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
8 10 (9.90%) Intel Security
9 9 (8.91%) Fortinet
9 9 (8.91%) SolarWinds
10 8 (7.92%) HP
10 8 (7.92%) Riverbed
11 7 (6.93%) Meraki
12 6 (5.94%) Blue Coat
12 6 (5.94%) Cyberoam
13 4 (3.96%) Citrix
13 4 (3.96%) NetScout
14 3 (2.97%) EMC
14 3 (2.97%) SonicWALL
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