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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 524 547 465
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -82
Contract jobs citing HSRP 55 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.070% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.54% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 22
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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
7533 6700 6609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.08% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4189 3588 3396
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 395 529
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +18 26 £363 +3.57% 6
North West -6 13 £275 -
South East -16 9 £375 +27.11% 9
East Midlands - 4 £425 - 2
East of England +12 2 £215 -46.25% 5
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
HSRP
UK

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 116 (98.31%) Cisco
2 110 (93.22%) OSPF
3 103 (87.29%) BGP
4 80 (67.80%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (66.95%) MPLS
6 69 (58.47%) VRRP
6 69 (58.47%) Firewall
7 67 (56.78%) CCNP
8 62 (52.54%) VPN
9 59 (50.00%) Juniper
10 56 (47.46%) EIGRP
11 52 (44.07%) CCNA
12 51 (43.22%) WAN
13 49 (41.53%) LAN
14 44 (37.29%) CCIE
15 43 (36.44%) TCP/IP
15 43 (36.44%) CheckPoint
15 43 (36.44%) F5
16 39 (33.05%) Telecoms
17 38 (32.20%) Cisco IOS
18 37 (31.36%) Cisco ASA
19 36 (30.51%) Ethernet
20 34 (28.81%) Wireless
20 34 (28.81%) Cisco Nexus
21 30 (25.42%) Multicast
21 30 (25.42%) VLAN
22 29 (24.58%) DNS
23 28 (23.73%) CCIP
24 26 (22.03%) UNIX
25 25 (21.19%) DHCP

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) Lync
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 110 (93.22%) OSPF
2 103 (87.29%) BGP
3 79 (66.95%) MPLS
4 69 (58.47%) VRRP
4 69 (58.47%) Firewall
5 62 (52.54%) VPN
6 56 (47.46%) EIGRP
7 51 (43.22%) WAN
8 49 (41.53%) LAN
9 43 (36.44%) TCP/IP
10 38 (32.20%) Cisco IOS
11 37 (31.36%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (30.51%) Ethernet
13 34 (28.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 34 (28.81%) Wireless
14 30 (25.42%) VLAN
14 30 (25.42%) Multicast
15 29 (24.58%) DNS
16 25 (21.19%) DHCP
16 25 (21.19%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (33.05%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.71%) Finance
3 13 (11.02%) Banking
4 8 (6.78%) Back Office
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (51.69%) Network Engineer
2 27 (22.88%) Security Engineer
2 27 (22.88%) IP Engineer
3 23 (19.49%) Implementation Engineer
4 21 (17.80%) Operations Engineer
5 18 (15.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (11.02%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (9.32%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (8.47%) Support Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Architect
10 8 (6.78%) Network Architect
10 8 (6.78%) Cisco Support
11 7 (5.93%) Network Consultant
11 7 (5.93%) Consultant
11 7 (5.93%) Back Office Engineer
12 6 (5.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 6 (5.08%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 6 (5.08%) Senior Security Engineer
12 6 (5.08%) Network Support
13 5 (4.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) PKI
1 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.08%) FlexPod
3 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.69%) Eurex
4 2 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) NHS
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.03%) UNIX
2 22 (18.64%) Windows
3 21 (17.80%) Linux
4 4 (3.39%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.49%) ITIL
2 17 (14.41%) Load Balancing
3 16 (13.56%) Migration
4 15 (12.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (10.17%) Network Design
6 9 (7.63%) Validation
7 8 (6.78%) Change Management
7 8 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.78%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.78%) Network Architecture
7 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.24%) Low Latency
10 5 (4.24%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 5 (4.24%) Information Security
11 4 (3.39%) TOGAF
11 4 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.39%) Project Management
11 4 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (67.80%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (56.78%) CCNP
3 52 (44.07%) CCNA
4 44 (37.29%) CCIE
5 28 (23.73%) CCIP
6 20 (16.95%) JNCIP
7 19 (16.10%) JNCIA
8 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
9 11 (9.32%) CCDP
10 9 (7.63%) DV Cleared
11 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
11 6 (5.08%) CCSE
12 4 (3.39%) HNC
12 4 (3.39%) HND
13 2 (1.69%) MCSE
13 2 (1.69%) MCSA
13 2 (1.69%) CCDA
13 2 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.69%) CISSP
13 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.47%) Snort
3 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.85%) XenApp
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) OpenView
1 9 (7.63%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (6.78%) AirWatch
3 6 (5.08%) RANCID
3 6 (5.08%) OpenNMS
4 4 (3.39%) SCOM
5 2 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.69%) SCCM
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 116 (98.31%) Cisco
2 59 (50.00%) Juniper
3 43 (36.44%) CheckPoint
3 43 (36.44%) F5
4 20 (16.95%) BT
5 19 (16.10%) VMware
6 15 (12.71%) HP
7 13 (11.02%) SolarWinds
8 12 (10.17%) Blue Coat
9 10 (8.47%) Sourcefire
9 10 (8.47%) Riverbed
10 9 (7.63%) Aruba
10 9 (7.63%) Websense
11 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
12 5 (4.24%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.54%) Citrix
13 3 (2.54%) SevOne
14 2 (1.69%) Avaya
14 2 (1.69%) Ericsson
14 2 (1.69%) ProCurve
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