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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 255 257 245
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing HSRP 12 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.18% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 1.01% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £300 £344 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -4.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 -
% change year-on-year
+0.35% -
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
1573 1786 1846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.94% 18.24% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 970 866
Median daily rate £375 £355 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 124 100
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 0 7 £310 -38.00%
Berkshire +13 5 £225 -
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 26 (89.66%) BGP
2 22 (75.86%) OSPF
3 21 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (65.52%) MPLS
4 19 (65.52%) IPsec
5 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
6 17 (58.62%) DNS
7 16 (55.17%) LAN
7 16 (55.17%) WAN
7 16 (55.17%) Cisco
8 15 (51.72%) CCNP
9 14 (48.28%) VMware
10 13 (44.83%) Firewall
11 12 (41.38%) CCNA
12 11 (37.93%) RIP
12 11 (37.93%) Windows
12 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
13 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
13 10 (34.48%) Juniper
13 10 (34.48%) L2TP
14 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
14 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
14 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
15 8 (27.59%) F5
15 8 (27.59%) Degree
15 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
16 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (24.14%) ITIL

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 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) BGP
2 22 (75.86%) OSPF
3 19 (65.52%) IPsec
3 19 (65.52%) MPLS
4 17 (58.62%) DNS
5 16 (55.17%) LAN
5 16 (55.17%) WAN
6 13 (44.83%) Firewall
7 11 (37.93%) RIP
8 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (34.48%) L2TP
9 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
10 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
10 6 (20.69%) Network Security
11 4 (13.79%) 802.11
11 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (13.79%) SSL
11 4 (13.79%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (10.34%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
2 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Network Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.45%) Computer Security
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Information Security
7 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Perl
2 3 (10.34%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Tcl
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (51.72%) CCNP
3 12 (41.38%) CCNA
4 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) Degree
7 3 (10.34%) CCIE
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
8 2 (6.90%) PMP
9 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
9 1 (3.45%) VCP4
9 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) GLP
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) vCloud
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) Juniper
4 8 (27.59%) F5
5 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Cyberoam
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle