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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 510 522 523
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing HSRP 80 64 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.86% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 22
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£435 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.83 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £26.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+83.96% +52.94%
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
7420 7485 6500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.81% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4156 3601
Average daily rate £375 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 420 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -8 41 £435 +33.84% 5
South East -13 17 £338 -6.25% 3
South West - 10 £475 -
West Midlands - 4 £300 -
Yorkshire -26 3 £400 -
North West -32 2 £300 - 1
East of England - 1 £245 - 1
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 149 (95.51%) OSPF
2 140 (89.74%) Cisco
3 138 (88.46%) BGP
4 110 (70.51%) Firewall
5 100 (64.10%) MPLS
6 99 (63.46%) Cisco Certification
6 99 (63.46%) WAN
7 96 (61.54%) VRRP
8 91 (58.33%) LAN
9 85 (54.49%) VPN
10 77 (49.36%) CheckPoint
11 75 (48.08%) EIGRP
12 73 (46.79%) IPsec
12 73 (46.79%) TCP/IP
13 72 (46.15%) Juniper
14 68 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
15 66 (42.31%) F5
16 64 (41.03%) CCNP
17 63 (40.38%) Wireless
18 62 (39.74%) Spanning Tree
19 59 (37.82%) Data Centre
20 51 (32.69%) VLAN
21 46 (29.49%) DNS
21 46 (29.49%) Cisco Nexus
22 44 (28.21%) DHCP
23 40 (25.64%) Windows
24 39 (25.00%) Finance
24 39 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
25 38 (24.36%) Ethernet
25 38 (24.36%) Multicast

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 149 (95.51%) OSPF
2 138 (88.46%) BGP
3 110 (70.51%) Firewall
4 100 (64.10%) MPLS
5 99 (63.46%) WAN
6 96 (61.54%) VRRP
7 91 (58.33%) LAN
8 85 (54.49%) VPN
9 75 (48.08%) EIGRP
10 73 (46.79%) TCP/IP
10 73 (46.79%) IPsec
11 68 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
12 63 (40.38%) Wireless
13 62 (39.74%) Spanning Tree
14 51 (32.69%) VLAN
15 46 (29.49%) DNS
15 46 (29.49%) Cisco Nexus
16 44 (28.21%) DHCP
17 39 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
18 38 (24.36%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (25.00%) Finance
2 24 (15.38%) Banking
3 22 (14.10%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.41%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.92%) Advertising
5 3 (1.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Electronics
6 2 (1.28%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (62.82%) Network Engineer
2 39 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 15 (9.62%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 12 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
6 9 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.13%) Architect
7 8 (5.13%) Network Manager
8 7 (4.49%) Network Specialist
8 7 (4.49%) Network Support
9 6 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.21%) Consultant
10 5 (3.21%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.51%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.21%) XMPP
3 2 (1.28%) Middleware
4 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (37.82%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (7.05%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.41%) PKI
5 8 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.21%) Clustering
6 5 (3.21%) SecurID
6 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.92%) e-Health
7 3 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.28%) NHS
8 2 (1.28%) Eurex
9 1 (0.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.64%) Windows
2 27 (17.31%) Linux
3 23 (14.74%) UNIX
4 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.72%) Load Balancing
2 33 (21.15%) ITIL
3 26 (16.67%) Network Design
4 19 (12.18%) Network Management
5 16 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (9.62%) Migration
7 13 (8.33%) Information Security
8 12 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
9 11 (7.05%) Low Latency
9 11 (7.05%) Project Management
9 11 (7.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (6.41%) Network Architecture
10 10 (6.41%) Service Delivery
10 10 (6.41%) Change Management
10 10 (6.41%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.49%) Capacity Management
11 7 (4.49%) Time Management
11 7 (4.49%) Validation
12 6 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.05%) VB
2 3 (1.92%) Lisp
3 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 99 (63.46%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (41.03%) CCNP
3 35 (22.44%) CCNA
4 34 (21.79%) CCIE
5 22 (14.10%) Degree
6 21 (13.46%) Security Cleared
7 13 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 9 (5.77%) CCDP
8 9 (5.77%) CCSE
8 9 (5.77%) CCIP
9 8 (5.13%) CISSP
9 8 (5.13%) CCSA
10 7 (4.49%) DV Cleared
10 7 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.21%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.21%) CCSP
12 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (2.56%) CCENT
12 4 (2.56%) CCDE
13 3 (1.92%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.41%) Snort
3 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.92%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.28%) vSphere
6 2 (1.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (12.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (9.62%) CiscoWorks
3 10 (6.41%) OpenView
4 9 (5.77%) AirWatch
5 6 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (3.21%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (3.21%) Cacti
7 4 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.28%) Nagios
9 2 (1.28%) Opsview
9 2 (1.28%) Graphite
10 1 (0.64%) Iperf
10 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 140 (89.74%) Cisco
2 77 (49.36%) CheckPoint
3 72 (46.15%) Juniper
4 66 (42.31%) F5
5 32 (20.51%) SolarWinds
6 27 (17.31%) VMware
7 22 (14.10%) Aruba
8 18 (11.54%) Riverbed
9 17 (10.90%) Blue Coat
10 15 (9.62%) Sourcefire
10 15 (9.62%) HP
11 10 (6.41%) Websense
12 8 (5.13%) Brocade
13 7 (4.49%) Red Hat
14 6 (3.85%) CA
14 6 (3.85%) Fortinet
14 6 (3.85%) Radware
15 5 (3.21%) Dell
16 4 (2.56%) Intel
16 4 (2.56%) Avaya
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