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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 529 526 476
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -50
Contract jobs citing HSRP 44 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.082% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.63% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 24
Average daily rate
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£365 £366 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +22.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £463 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
HSRP
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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
7318 6331 6345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.04% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4047 3336 3170
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 391 540
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +4 18 £378 +2.02% 9
North West - 13 £275 - 1
South East -41 7 £355 +20.33% 8
East Midlands - 4 £425 - 4
East of England +13 2 £215 -46.25% 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 109 (88.62%) Cisco
2 108 (87.80%) OSPF
3 100 (81.30%) BGP
4 82 (66.67%) Firewall
5 81 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
6 78 (63.41%) MPLS
7 69 (56.10%) VPN
7 69 (56.10%) CCNP
8 59 (47.97%) VRRP
9 58 (47.15%) Juniper
10 57 (46.34%) TCP/IP
11 54 (43.90%) WAN
12 52 (42.28%) CCNA
13 48 (39.02%) EIGRP
14 46 (37.40%) CCIE
15 44 (35.77%) LAN
16 43 (34.96%) VLAN
17 41 (33.33%) F5
18 37 (30.08%) Telecoms
19 36 (29.27%) Ethernet
19 36 (29.27%) Cisco IOS
20 35 (28.46%) Linux
21 34 (27.64%) DNS
22 33 (26.83%) CheckPoint
22 33 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
23 30 (24.39%) Multicast
24 28 (22.76%) CCIP
24 28 (22.76%) UNIX
24 28 (22.76%) IPsec
25 26 (21.14%) Cisco ASA

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.81%) Lync
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.69%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (87.80%) OSPF
2 100 (81.30%) BGP
3 82 (66.67%) Firewall
4 78 (63.41%) MPLS
5 69 (56.10%) VPN
6 59 (47.97%) VRRP
7 57 (46.34%) TCP/IP
8 54 (43.90%) WAN
9 48 (39.02%) EIGRP
10 44 (35.77%) LAN
11 43 (34.96%) VLAN
12 36 (29.27%) Cisco IOS
12 36 (29.27%) Ethernet
13 34 (27.64%) DNS
14 33 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
15 30 (24.39%) Multicast
16 28 (22.76%) IPsec
17 26 (21.14%) Cisco ASA
18 25 (20.33%) Junos
19 23 (18.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (30.08%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.20%) Banking
3 13 (10.57%) Finance
4 8 (6.50%) Back Office
5 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (42.28%) Network Engineer
2 27 (21.95%) IP Engineer
3 23 (18.70%) Implementation Engineer
4 20 (16.26%) Operations Engineer
4 20 (16.26%) Network Support
5 16 (13.01%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (13.01%) Security Engineer
6 12 (9.76%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.13%) Cisco Support
8 9 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Architect
9 8 (6.50%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Network Architect
9 8 (6.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Back Office Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) NOC Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Network Consultant
12 5 (4.07%) Consultant
13 4 (3.25%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.01%) PKI
3 8 (6.50%) FlexPod
4 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) Eurex
5 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.46%) Linux
2 28 (22.76%) UNIX
3 26 (21.14%) Windows
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.07%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) ITIL
2 18 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (13.82%) Change Management
3 17 (13.82%) Migration
3 17 (13.82%) Load Balancing
4 16 (13.01%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (11.38%) Network Design
6 9 (7.32%) Validation
6 9 (7.32%) WAN Optimisation
7 8 (6.50%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.50%) Network Architecture
8 7 (5.69%) ISMS
8 7 (5.69%) Information Assurance
8 7 (5.69%) High Availability
8 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.69%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.07%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.25%) Low Latency
10 4 (3.25%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (56.10%) CCNP
3 52 (42.28%) CCNA
4 46 (37.40%) CCIE
5 28 (22.76%) CCIP
6 20 (16.26%) JNCIP
7 19 (15.45%) JNCIA
8 12 (9.76%) CCDP
9 10 (8.13%) Security Cleared
10 9 (7.32%) DV Cleared
11 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
12 4 (3.25%) CCSE
12 4 (3.25%) HNC
12 4 (3.25%) HND
13 2 (1.63%) MCSE
13 2 (1.63%) MCSA
13 2 (1.63%) CCDA
13 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.63%) CISSP
13 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) Snort
2 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.44%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.81%) XenApp
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) OpenNMS
1 8 (6.50%) RANCID
2 4 (3.25%) SCOM
3 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.81%) Cacti
Vendors
1 109 (88.62%) Cisco
2 58 (47.15%) Juniper
3 41 (33.33%) F5
4 33 (26.83%) CheckPoint
5 19 (15.45%) BT
6 17 (13.82%) Blue Coat
7 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
8 10 (8.13%) Riverbed
9 8 (6.50%) Sourcefire
9 8 (6.50%) VMware
10 7 (5.69%) HP
11 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.07%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.44%) SevOne
13 2 (1.63%) Siemens
13 2 (1.63%) ProCurve
13 2 (1.63%) Citrix
13 2 (1.63%) Avaya
13 2 (1.63%) Ericsson
14 1 (0.81%) NetApp
London
Connectus
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 26 days ago