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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 567 524 546
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +22
Contract jobs citing HSRP 63 91 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 1.24% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 63 19
Median daily rate £395 £418 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% +28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £366
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.92 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.71% -
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
8066 7349 6699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.16% 14.25% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4979 4266 3610
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 451 400
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.74% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -18 30 £500 +14.94% 6
South East -7 15 £323 -24.11% 3
South West +6 11 £325 -
West Midlands -24 5 £320 +6.66% 1
East of England +14 1 - -
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 98 (88.29%) BGP
2 92 (82.88%) Cisco
3 82 (73.87%) OSPF
4 75 (67.57%) Firewall
5 72 (64.86%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (56.76%) WAN
7 56 (50.45%) VPN
8 55 (49.55%) CCNP
9 53 (47.75%) EIGRP
10 52 (46.85%) LAN
11 50 (45.05%) Cisco ASA
12 47 (42.34%) MPLS
13 46 (41.44%) Juniper
14 44 (39.64%) TCP/IP
14 44 (39.64%) IPsec
14 44 (39.64%) Data Centre
15 43 (38.74%) VRRP
16 39 (35.14%) F5
17 38 (34.23%) Cisco Nexus
18 36 (32.43%) Wireless
19 34 (30.63%) VLAN
20 33 (29.73%) Network Security
21 31 (27.93%) DNS
21 31 (27.93%) CCNA
21 31 (27.93%) 802.1X
22 29 (26.13%) Cisco IOS
23 28 (25.23%) Windows
23 28 (25.23%) DHCP
24 24 (21.62%) CheckPoint
24 24 (21.62%) Load Balancing

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 (0.90%) Apache
1 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) MS Visio
2 14 (12.61%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.90%) IaaS
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (88.29%) BGP
2 82 (73.87%) OSPF
3 75 (67.57%) Firewall
4 63 (56.76%) WAN
5 56 (50.45%) VPN
6 53 (47.75%) EIGRP
7 52 (46.85%) LAN
8 50 (45.05%) Cisco ASA
9 47 (42.34%) MPLS
10 44 (39.64%) IPsec
10 44 (39.64%) TCP/IP
11 43 (38.74%) VRRP
12 38 (34.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 36 (32.43%) Wireless
14 34 (30.63%) VLAN
15 33 (29.73%) Network Security
16 31 (27.93%) DNS
17 29 (26.13%) Cisco IOS
18 28 (25.23%) DHCP
19 22 (19.82%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) Informix
1 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.90%) MySQL
1 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.90%) Redis
1 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) Hudson
2 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.60%) Retail
5 3 (2.70%) Law
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
6 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Publishing
7 1 (0.90%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.90%) French Language
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) German Language
7 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (71.17%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.41%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (14.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 16 (14.41%) Security Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (9.01%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Architect
5 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Network Architect
7 5 (4.50%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Design Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Lead Network Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.93%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) Middleware
3 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (39.64%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) PKI
4 4 (3.60%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.60%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.70%) Clustering
6 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.23%) Windows
2 24 (21.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.61%) Linux
4 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Solaris
5 3 (2.70%) Unix
6 1 (0.90%) CatOS
6 1 (0.90%) CentOS
6 1 (0.90%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) Load Balancing
2 18 (16.22%) Change Management
3 15 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (12.61%) Change Control
4 14 (12.61%) ITIL
4 14 (12.61%) Network Planning
5 12 (10.81%) Information Security
6 10 (9.01%) High Availability
6 10 (9.01%) Migration
6 10 (9.01%) Project Management
7 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.21%) Escalation Management
9 7 (6.31%) Network Architecture
9 7 (6.31%) Network Management
10 6 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.41%) Network Design
11 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.50%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.50%) Process Improvement
11 5 (4.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.71%) Shell Script
2 7 (6.31%) Perl
3 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.60%) Python
4 2 (1.80%) Java
4 2 (1.80%) SQL
4 2 (1.80%) Tcl
5 1 (0.90%) Korn
5 1 (0.90%) PHP
5 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (64.86%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (49.55%) CCNP
3 31 (27.93%) CCNA
4 21 (18.92%) Security Cleared
5 20 (18.02%) SC Cleared
6 15 (13.51%) CCIE
7 14 (12.61%) Degree
8 7 (6.31%) JNCIP
9 5 (4.50%) CCSE
10 4 (3.60%) CISSP
11 3 (2.70%) CCSA
12 2 (1.80%) CCSP
12 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.80%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.80%) PMP
12 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.90%) Avaya Certification
13 1 (0.90%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.80%) GLP
4 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.01%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.50%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.60%) Snort
5 3 (2.70%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.80%) vCloud
6 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) Nagios
2 10 (9.01%) Cacti
3 9 (8.11%) SmokePing
4 6 (5.41%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.70%) Proventia
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.90%) Graphite
6 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.90%) OpenView
6 1 (0.90%) Opsview
6 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.90%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 92 (82.88%) Cisco
2 46 (41.44%) Juniper
3 39 (35.14%) F5
4 24 (21.62%) CheckPoint
5 21 (18.92%) VMware
6 19 (17.12%) SolarWinds
7 18 (16.22%) Palo Alto
8 16 (14.41%) Aruba
8 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
9 14 (12.61%) Intel Security
9 14 (12.61%) Riverbed
10 10 (9.01%) Blue Coat
11 8 (7.21%) Fortinet
12 7 (6.31%) HP
13 6 (5.41%) ProCurve
14 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
15 4 (3.60%) Citrix
15 4 (3.60%) Stonesoft
16 3 (2.70%) Cyberoam
16 3 (2.70%) EMC