The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 254 252 247
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing HSRP 15 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.20% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.89% 1.05% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Median daily rate £323 £425 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +62.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £244 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £550 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £366
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.92 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+59.43% -
HSRP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1678 1812 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.91% 18.94% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 942 736
Median daily rate £375 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 121 101
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HSRP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HSRP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HSRP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HSRP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HSRP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire +4 11 £335 -36.19% 1
Berkshire -2 4 £225 -2.17%
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 29 (85.29%) BGP
2 25 (73.53%) OSPF
2 25 (73.53%) IPsec
3 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (67.65%) DNS
4 21 (61.76%) MPLS
5 19 (55.88%) Data Centre
6 18 (52.94%) Cisco
6 18 (52.94%) LAN
6 18 (52.94%) WAN
7 16 (47.06%) CCNP
8 15 (44.12%) Firewall
9 14 (41.18%) CCNA
10 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
10 13 (38.24%) VMware
11 11 (32.35%) Network Security
11 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
11 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (32.35%) RIP
12 10 (29.41%) Windows
12 10 (29.41%) L2TP
12 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
12 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
12 10 (29.41%) F5
12 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
13 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
13 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
13 9 (26.47%) Juniper

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) BGP
2 25 (73.53%) IPsec
2 25 (73.53%) OSPF
3 23 (67.65%) DNS
4 21 (61.76%) MPLS
5 18 (52.94%) LAN
5 18 (52.94%) WAN
6 15 (44.12%) Firewall
7 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
8 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (32.35%) Network Security
8 11 (32.35%) RIP
9 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
9 10 (29.41%) L2TP
10 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (26.47%) DHCP
11 7 (20.59%) Internet
12 6 (17.65%) SSL
12 6 (17.65%) VRRP
13 5 (14.71%) X.25
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
4 3 (8.82%) Cryptography
4 3 (8.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (8.82%) PKI
5 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Network Architecture
4 5 (14.71%) Network Management
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Network Planning
6 3 (8.82%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.82%) Computer Security
6 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.82%) Information Security
6 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
6 3 (8.82%) Security Patching
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Perl
2 3 (8.82%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Tcl
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (47.06%) CCNP
3 14 (41.18%) CCNA
4 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
5 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) Degree
7 3 (8.82%) CCIE
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
8 2 (5.88%) PMP
9 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.94%) VCP4
9 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) GLP
3 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) vCloud
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) F5
4 9 (26.47%) Juniper
5 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.82%) Cyberoam
7 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle