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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 234 238 230
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing HSRP 19 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.88% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 3
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £435 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 -
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
1728 1936 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 20.82% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 931 627
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 112 120
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £60.00
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 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 5 February 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 5 February 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 8 £435 +2.35% 1
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
Surrey -12 3 £350 +19.65% 1
Hampshire - 3 £352 - 2
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 34 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (77.50%) Cisco
3 29 (72.50%) DNS
3 29 (72.50%) Firewall
3 29 (72.50%) IPsec
4 28 (70.00%) MPLS
5 25 (62.50%) OSPF
6 24 (60.00%) LAN
6 24 (60.00%) DHCP
6 24 (60.00%) Ethernet
7 22 (55.00%) SNMP
7 22 (55.00%) BGP
8 21 (52.50%) WAN
9 20 (50.00%) F5
10 19 (47.50%) TCP/IP
10 19 (47.50%) SSL
10 19 (47.50%) ITIL
10 19 (47.50%) VRRP
10 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
11 18 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (42.50%) ICMP
12 17 (42.50%) CCNA
12 17 (42.50%) 802.1X
13 16 (40.00%) ADSL
13 16 (40.00%) Juniper
13 16 (40.00%) VLAN
14 15 (37.50%) VPN
15 14 (35.00%) CCNP
15 14 (35.00%) X.25
16 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) DNS
1 29 (72.50%) Firewall
1 29 (72.50%) IPsec
2 28 (70.00%) MPLS
3 25 (62.50%) OSPF
4 24 (60.00%) DHCP
4 24 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 24 (60.00%) LAN
5 22 (55.00%) BGP
5 22 (55.00%) SNMP
6 21 (52.50%) WAN
7 19 (47.50%) SSL
7 19 (47.50%) TCP/IP
7 19 (47.50%) VRRP
8 18 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (42.50%) ICMP
10 16 (40.00%) ADSL
10 16 (40.00%) VLAN
11 15 (37.50%) VPN
12 14 (35.00%) X.25
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Network Support
4 6 (15.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Support
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) IP Design Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Transmission Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) IP Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) 802.1X
2 5 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 8 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (27.50%) Network Management
3 11 (27.50%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (25.00%) Change Management
5 9 (22.50%) Network Design
5 9 (22.50%) Project Management
6 8 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 8 (20.00%) Computer Security
6 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.00%) Information Security
6 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 8 (20.00%) Security Patching
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 34 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (42.50%) CCNA
3 14 (35.00%) CCNP
4 11 (27.50%) CCIE
4 11 (27.50%) Degree
5 5 (12.50%) CCENT
5 5 (12.50%) CCSE
6 4 (10.00%) CCDE
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cacti
1 2 (5.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) F5
3 16 (40.00%) Juniper
4 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
5 10 (25.00%) Cyberoam
6 6 (15.00%) VMware
7 3 (7.50%) Huawei
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.00%) Aruba
8 2 (5.00%) Ericsson
8 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.00%) Nokia
8 2 (5.00%) Qualys
9 1 (2.50%) Google
9 1 (2.50%) IronPort
9 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
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