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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 265 259 239
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs citing HSRP 18 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.099% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.48% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £335 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +13.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - -
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
2046 2069 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.23% 20.49% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1150 1002 750
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 103 112
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HSRP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HSRP across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

HSRP Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire - 9 £413 -
Hampshire - 9 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £400 +19.40%
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (76.32%) MPLS
2 27 (71.05%) IPsec
3 26 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (65.79%) DNS
5 24 (63.16%) BGP
6 23 (60.53%) OSPF
6 23 (60.53%) Cisco
7 19 (50.00%) Data Centre
8 18 (47.37%) DHCP
8 18 (47.37%) Firewall
9 16 (42.11%) WAN
9 16 (42.11%) LAN
10 15 (39.47%) VRRP
10 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (36.84%) F5
11 14 (36.84%) Load Balancing
11 14 (36.84%) Ethernet
11 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
12 13 (34.21%) SSL
12 13 (34.21%) CCNA
12 13 (34.21%) Internet
12 13 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (31.58%) ICMP
13 12 (31.58%) CCNP
13 12 (31.58%) SNMP
13 12 (31.58%) Network Management
13 12 (31.58%) Network Security
14 11 (28.95%) Management Information System
14 11 (28.95%) VPN
14 11 (28.95%) Network Monitoring

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (76.32%) MPLS
2 27 (71.05%) IPsec
3 25 (65.79%) DNS
4 24 (63.16%) BGP
5 23 (60.53%) OSPF
6 18 (47.37%) DHCP
6 18 (47.37%) Firewall
7 16 (42.11%) LAN
7 16 (42.11%) WAN
8 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (39.47%) VRRP
9 14 (36.84%) Ethernet
9 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
10 13 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (34.21%) Internet
10 13 (34.21%) SSL
11 12 (31.58%) ICMP
11 12 (31.58%) Network Security
11 12 (31.58%) SNMP
12 11 (28.95%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Support
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Design Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IP Design Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Network Support
4 5 (13.16%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Security Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Network Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Transmission Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) 802.1X
2 5 (13.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (28.95%) Management Information System
3 8 (21.05%) Cryptography
3 8 (21.05%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 12 (31.58%) Network Management
3 11 (28.95%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (23.68%) ITIL
4 9 (23.68%) Project Management
5 8 (21.05%) Capacity Management
5 8 (21.05%) Change Management
5 8 (21.05%) Computer Security
5 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 8 (21.05%) Information Security
5 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 8 (21.05%) Security Patching
6 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Network Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Network Design
8 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Perl
1 3 (7.89%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) CCNA
3 12 (31.58%) CCNP
4 8 (21.05%) CCIE
5 7 (18.42%) Degree
5 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
6 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.63%) VCP4
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.26%) GLP
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) vCloud
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) F5
3 10 (26.32%) VMware
4 8 (21.05%) Cyberoam
5 6 (15.79%) Juniper
6 3 (7.89%) Huawei
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.26%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.26%) Nokia
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) Google
8 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat