The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 24 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 76 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing HSRP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+59.43% -
HSRP
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
233 199 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.60% 21.75% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 68 85
Median daily rate £385 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing HSRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HSRP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

HSRP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

HSRP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HSRP across the Reading region.

HSRP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) VRRP
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Network Planning
4 3 (50.00%) GLBP
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (33.33%) SSL

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (16.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) VRRP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) GLBP
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) VLAN
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VCP4
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vCloud
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds