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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 245 224 213
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing HSRP 13 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.80% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £258 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.77% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £358 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.52%
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
1838 1374 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.71% 16.46% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 651 655
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 92 176
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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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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 -3 7 £325 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
Hampshire -31 1 £450 +150.00% 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) OSPF
3 17 (85.00%) BGP
4 16 (80.00%) Firewall
5 15 (75.00%) MPLS
5 15 (75.00%) VPN
6 14 (70.00%) VRRP
7 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (60.00%) Juniper
8 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
9 11 (55.00%) CCIE
9 11 (55.00%) WAN
9 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (50.00%) F5
10 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
10 10 (50.00%) Ethernet
11 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
11 9 (45.00%) VLAN
12 8 (40.00%) Validation
12 8 (40.00%) Migration
12 8 (40.00%) LAN
12 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
13 7 (35.00%) SNMP
13 7 (35.00%) IPsec
13 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
13 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (30.00%) Network Management
14 6 (30.00%) FWSM
14 6 (30.00%) LTE
14 6 (30.00%) Huawei

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) OSPF
2 17 (85.00%) BGP
3 16 (80.00%) Firewall
4 15 (75.00%) MPLS
4 15 (75.00%) VPN
5 14 (70.00%) VRRP
6 11 (55.00%) WAN
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (50.00%) Ethernet
8 9 (45.00%) VLAN
9 8 (40.00%) LAN
9 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (35.00%) SNMP
10 7 (35.00%) IPsec
10 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (30.00%) FWSM
11 6 (30.00%) LTE
11 6 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (30.00%) UMTS
11 6 (30.00%) VoIP
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Support
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Support
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) IP Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (40.00%) Validation
2 8 (40.00%) Migration
3 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
4 6 (30.00%) Network Management
5 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Network Design
6 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) Information Security
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCIE
3 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (15.00%) CCDP
5 3 (15.00%) CCIP
5 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Snort
2 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Juniper
2 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) F5
4 6 (30.00%) Huawei
4 6 (30.00%) Redback
4 6 (30.00%) Nokia
4 6 (30.00%) Radware
5 4 (20.00%) Ericsson
6 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (10.00%) HP
8 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds