The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 128 138 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing HSRP 8 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 2.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +83.96%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
471 447 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.30% 13.63% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 245 298
Median daily rate £350 £409 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £550 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 27
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +88.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £15.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £49.05 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

HSRP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HSRP across the South West region.

HSRP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

HSRP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HSRP across the South West region.

HSRP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

HSRP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Wiltshire -3 5 £338 -28.94%
Gloucestershire - 2 £338 -
Bristol - 1 £365 -
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 12 (100.00%) BGP
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) VLAN
3 8 (66.67%) CCNP
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (58.33%) MPLS
5 6 (50.00%) OSPF
5 6 (50.00%) Juniper
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (50.00%) IPsec
5 6 (50.00%) Change Management
5 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (41.67%) F5
6 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
6 5 (41.67%) RIP
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) CCIE
8 3 (25.00%) CCNA
8 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (25.00%) TACACS
8 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
8 3 (25.00%) TippingPoint

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) VLAN
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) MPLS
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (50.00%) IPsec
4 6 (50.00%) OSPF
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) RIP
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (25.00%) TACACS
7 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) WLAN
9 1 (8.33%) PPP
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCNP
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 5 (41.67%) F5
4 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (25.00%) TippingPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 1 (8.33%) HP