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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 573 545 546
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs citing HSRP 44 92 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 1.27% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 60 46
Median daily rate £402 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £47.83 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +181.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
7492 7245 7894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.31% 13.79% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4607 4231 4448
Median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 491 447
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.30% -3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -9 28 £463 +6.01% 4
South East -6 11 £352 +4.29%
East of England - 2 - - 1
South West +5 1 £365 -18.88%
North West +4 1 £325 +8.33%
West Midlands -19 1 £290 -3.33%
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (87.00%) Cisco
1 87 (87.00%) BGP
2 76 (76.00%) OSPF
3 69 (69.00%) Firewall
4 61 (61.00%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (61.00%) WAN
5 54 (54.00%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (53.00%) LAN
7 52 (52.00%) VPN
8 48 (48.00%) IPsec
9 47 (47.00%) TCP/IP
10 46 (46.00%) Juniper
11 45 (45.00%) CCNP
12 44 (44.00%) EIGRP
13 43 (43.00%) Data Centre
14 41 (41.00%) VRRP
15 38 (38.00%) F5
16 37 (37.00%) Wireless
17 35 (35.00%) MPLS
18 32 (32.00%) 802.1X
19 31 (31.00%) Cisco IOS
20 29 (29.00%) VLAN
20 29 (29.00%) Cisco Nexus
20 29 (29.00%) CCNA
20 29 (29.00%) DNS
20 29 (29.00%) Windows
21 28 (28.00%) Finance
22 26 (26.00%) Network Security
23 25 (25.00%) Change Management
23 25 (25.00%) DHCP

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 (1.00%) Apache
1 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (17.00%) MS Visio
2 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 87 (87.00%) BGP
2 76 (76.00%) OSPF
3 69 (69.00%) Firewall
4 61 (61.00%) WAN
5 54 (54.00%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (53.00%) LAN
7 52 (52.00%) VPN
8 48 (48.00%) IPsec
9 47 (47.00%) TCP/IP
10 44 (44.00%) EIGRP
11 41 (41.00%) VRRP
12 37 (37.00%) Wireless
13 35 (35.00%) MPLS
14 31 (31.00%) Cisco IOS
15 29 (29.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 29 (29.00%) DNS
15 29 (29.00%) VLAN
16 26 (26.00%) Network Security
17 25 (25.00%) DHCP
18 23 (23.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 28 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.00%) Law
5 2 (2.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (67.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Architect
5 6 (6.00%) Cisco Support
5 6 (6.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Network Architect
5 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Data Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Network Support
6 5 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.00%) CSS
3 1 (1.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) XML
3 1 (1.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (43.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.00%) Cryptography
3 6 (6.00%) PKI
4 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Windows
2 21 (21.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.00%) Linux
4 6 (6.00%) Unix
5 3 (3.00%) Solaris
6 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.00%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.00%) Change Management
2 19 (19.00%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (18.00%) Load Balancing
4 15 (15.00%) Change Control
5 14 (14.00%) ITIL
6 12 (12.00%) Information Security
7 11 (11.00%) Network Planning
7 11 (11.00%) Project Management
8 10 (10.00%) Migration
8 10 (10.00%) Network Architecture
9 9 (9.00%) Escalation Management
9 9 (9.00%) Problem Management
10 8 (8.00%) Network Management
11 7 (7.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (6.00%) Capacity Management
12 6 (6.00%) Computer Security
12 6 (6.00%) Incident Management
12 6 (6.00%) Network Design
12 6 (6.00%) Security Patching
13 5 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.00%) C
2 2 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.00%) Korn
3 1 (1.00%) Perl
3 1 (1.00%) PHP
3 1 (1.00%) Python
3 1 (1.00%) Ruby
3 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (61.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (45.00%) CCNP
3 29 (29.00%) CCNA
4 17 (17.00%) CCIE
4 17 (17.00%) SC Cleared
4 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (12.00%) Degree
6 7 (7.00%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.00%) CCSA
8 2 (2.00%) CCDE
8 2 (2.00%) CCSE
8 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.00%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.00%) PMP
9 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.00%) CCSP
9 1 (1.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.00%) ProxySG
3 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Snort
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) Nagios
2 10 (10.00%) Cacti
2 10 (10.00%) SmokePing
3 7 (7.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.00%) OpenView
5 1 (1.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 87 (87.00%) Cisco
2 46 (46.00%) Juniper
3 38 (38.00%) F5
4 24 (24.00%) Palo Alto
5 23 (23.00%) Aruba
6 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (17.00%) CheckPoint
8 16 (16.00%) SolarWinds
8 16 (16.00%) VMware
9 14 (14.00%) Riverbed
10 13 (13.00%) Intel Security
11 11 (11.00%) Fortinet
12 8 (8.00%) HP
13 5 (5.00%) Blue Coat
13 5 (5.00%) ProCurve
14 4 (4.00%) Citrix
14 4 (4.00%) Cyberoam
14 4 (4.00%) EMC
14 4 (4.00%) Infoblox
14 4 (4.00%) Stonesoft