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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 233 248 247
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing HSRP 9 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 1.18% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 8
Median daily rate £362 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £352 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £344 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £46.42 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
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
1565 1787 1876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.22% 18.89% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 964 881
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 120 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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 +16 4 £362 +15.47%
Berkshire 0 3 £300 -
Surrey +21 2 £500 +42.85% 1
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 16 (72.73%) BGP
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 14 (63.64%) Firewall
4 13 (59.09%) IPsec
4 13 (59.09%) LAN
5 12 (54.55%) DNS
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (54.55%) OSPF
5 12 (54.55%) F5
5 12 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 11 (50.00%) CCNP
6 11 (50.00%) WAN
6 11 (50.00%) ITIL
7 10 (45.45%) 802.1X
8 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
8 9 (40.91%) CCNA
8 9 (40.91%) Network Security
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
9 8 (36.36%) MPLS
9 8 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (31.82%) Internet
10 7 (31.82%) Juniper
10 7 (31.82%) Project Management
11 6 (27.27%) ICMP
11 6 (27.27%) SNMP
11 6 (27.27%) SSL
11 6 (27.27%) PSTN
11 6 (27.27%) DHCP
11 6 (27.27%) Ethernet

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 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) BGP
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) IPsec
3 13 (59.09%) LAN
4 12 (54.55%) DNS
4 12 (54.55%) OSPF
5 11 (50.00%) WAN
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (40.91%) Network Security
6 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (36.36%) MPLS
8 7 (31.82%) Internet
9 6 (27.27%) ADSL
9 6 (27.27%) DHCP
9 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
9 6 (27.27%) ICMP
9 6 (27.27%) PSTN
9 6 (27.27%) SNMP
9 6 (27.27%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Cryptography
2 5 (22.73%) Driving Licence
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (13.64%) PKI
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) FreeBSD
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Information Security
4 6 (27.27%) Network Management
5 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
5 5 (22.73%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) Computer Security
5 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
5 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
5 5 (22.73%) Security Patching
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (40.91%) CCNA
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
6 2 (9.09%) PMP
7 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.55%) CCIE
7 1 (4.55%) GCIH
7 1 (4.55%) GIAC
7 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) Juniper
4 5 (22.73%) Cyberoam
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) Huawei
8 1 (4.55%) NetApp
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds