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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 251 223 198
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -25
Contract jobs citing HSRP 13 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 1.07% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £295 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £463 £300
% change year-on-year
-35.13% +54.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
2018 1582 1569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.57% 17.74% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 663 623
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 128 148
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.61 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.58% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Surrey +7 10 £293 -
Berkshire -10 2 £425 +44.06%
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (92.31%) MPLS
3 23 (88.46%) OSPF
3 23 (88.46%) BGP
4 20 (76.92%) Firewall
5 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
6 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (57.69%) F5
7 12 (46.15%) ITIL
7 12 (46.15%) VPN
8 11 (42.31%) WAN
9 10 (38.46%) CCIE
9 10 (38.46%) Migration
9 10 (38.46%) VRRP
9 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (34.62%) EIGRP
10 9 (34.62%) CCNP
10 9 (34.62%) Juniper
10 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
11 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
11 8 (30.77%) Back Office
11 8 (30.77%) IPsec
12 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
12 7 (26.92%) VLAN
12 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
12 7 (26.92%) Wireless
12 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
12 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (23.08%) Multicast

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) MPLS
2 23 (88.46%) OSPF
2 23 (88.46%) BGP
3 20 (76.92%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) VPN
5 11 (42.31%) WAN
6 10 (38.46%) VRRP
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (34.62%) EIGRP
8 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 8 (30.77%) IPsec
9 7 (26.92%) VLAN
9 7 (26.92%) Wireless
9 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
9 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (23.08%) Multicast
10 6 (23.08%) LAN
10 6 (23.08%) TACACS
11 5 (19.23%) VoIP
11 5 (19.23%) WLAN
General
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 8 (30.77%) Back Office
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) IP Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Security Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Back Office Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Architect
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Network Support
8 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
8 3 (11.54%) Network Administrator
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco Administrator
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco Support
8 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (11.54%) Administrator
9 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
9 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
9 2 (7.69%) Consultant
9 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
10 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 1 (3.85%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Migration
3 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
4 6 (23.08%) Validation
5 5 (19.23%) Network Design
5 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (11.54%) Network Management
8 2 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CCIE
3 9 (34.62%) CCNP
4 5 (19.23%) CCNA
5 4 (15.38%) HNC
5 4 (15.38%) HND
6 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) CCDP
6 3 (11.54%) CCIP
7 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.85%) Degree
8 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.85%) Cacti
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) F5
3 9 (34.62%) Juniper
3 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.54%) Redback
5 3 (11.54%) Huawei
5 3 (11.54%) Ericsson
5 3 (11.54%) Nokia
5 3 (11.54%) Radware
6 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix