The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 90 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing HSRP 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.088% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 0.65% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -24.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
HSRP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
187 154 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.58% 13.52% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 110 61
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HSRP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

HSRP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HSRP across the Leeds region.

HSRP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) VRRP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) CCIE
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) High Availability
4 4 (57.14%) FWSM
4 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Network Design

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) VRRP
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) FWSM
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) IPv4
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) WLAN
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Informix
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Redis
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Design Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) CCDP
4 2 (28.57%) CCSP
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (42.86%) Cacti
2 3 (42.86%) Graphite
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 3 (42.86%) Opsview
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Meraki
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
5 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (28.57%) Veritas
6 1 (14.29%) Aruba