The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK
Rank 557 562 554
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing HSRP 38 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.87% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 28
Median daily rate £425 £352 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.73% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6821 7588 7801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.58% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4255 4486 4294
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 314 451
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £50.00 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HSRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HSRP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HSRP within the UK.

HSRP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HSRP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HSRP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

HSRP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HSRP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HSRP within the UK.

HSRP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HSRP
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
England +16 35 £425 +16.43% 10
London +2 21 £450 +20.00% 6
South East +9 6 £259 -26.00% 3
Berkshire +17 3 £300 -31.03%
South West +13 3 £345 -
North West - 3 £380 -
Manchester - 3 £380 -
Reading +19 2 - -
Hampshire +6 2 £218 -38.06%
East Midlands +3 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £360 -
Basingstoke - 2 £218 -
Surrey +11 1 £500 +42.85% 3
Cornwall - 1 £338 -
Lincoln - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £500 -

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for HSRP.

1 73 (86.90%) Cisco
2 66 (78.57%) OSPF
3 58 (69.05%) Firewall
4 56 (66.67%) BGP
5 49 (58.33%) MPLS
6 48 (57.14%) IPsec
7 47 (55.95%) WAN
8 42 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (45.24%) TCP/IP
10 36 (42.86%) LAN
11 35 (41.67%) CCNP
11 35 (41.67%) F5
12 33 (39.29%) Data Centre
12 33 (39.29%) VRRP
13 32 (38.10%) Juniper
14 31 (36.90%) DNS
15 29 (34.52%) VPN
15 29 (34.52%) Finance
15 29 (34.52%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (33.33%) CheckPoint
17 27 (32.14%) EIGRP
18 25 (29.76%) DHCP
19 23 (27.38%) SSL
19 23 (27.38%) Spanning Tree
20 22 (26.19%) SNMP
20 22 (26.19%) Wireless
21 21 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
22 19 (22.62%) CCNA
22 19 (22.62%) Cisco IOS
23 18 (21.43%) 802.1X

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (78.57%) OSPF
2 58 (69.05%) Firewall
3 56 (66.67%) BGP
4 49 (58.33%) MPLS
5 48 (57.14%) IPsec
6 47 (55.95%) WAN
7 38 (45.24%) TCP/IP
8 36 (42.86%) LAN
9 33 (39.29%) VRRP
10 31 (36.90%) DNS
11 29 (34.52%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (34.52%) VPN
12 27 (32.14%) EIGRP
13 25 (29.76%) DHCP
14 23 (27.38%) Spanning Tree
14 23 (27.38%) SSL
15 22 (26.19%) SNMP
15 22 (26.19%) Wireless
16 21 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (22.62%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.38%) JMeter
General
1 29 (34.52%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.38%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Billing
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (65.48%) Network Engineer
2 16 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Network Support
4 13 (15.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Voice Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Voice Network Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) Support Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Analyst
9 7 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) Security Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
10 6 (7.14%) Network Analyst
10 6 (7.14%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Senior Voice Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.76%) XMPP
3 2 (2.38%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.38%) PKI
5 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.24%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.90%) Unix
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) Linux
5 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) ITIL
2 13 (15.48%) Change Management
2 13 (15.48%) Load Balancing
3 11 (13.10%) Network Management
4 10 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
6 8 (9.52%) Information Security
7 7 (8.33%) Project Management
8 6 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 6 (7.14%) Computer Security
8 6 (7.14%) Cryptography
8 6 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.14%) Migration
8 6 (7.14%) Security Operations
8 6 (7.14%) Security Patching
8 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.14%) Smoke Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Network Architecture
9 5 (5.95%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) C
2 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (41.67%) CCNP
3 19 (22.62%) CCNA
4 16 (19.05%) CCIE
5 10 (11.90%) CCSA
6 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.95%) Degree
7 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.76%) CCDP
9 3 (3.57%) CCSP
9 3 (3.57%) GCIH
9 3 (3.57%) GIAC
9 3 (3.57%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.38%) CCDE
10 2 (2.38%) CISSP
10 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.19%) CCIP
11 1 (1.19%) CCVP
11 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.19%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.57%) vCloud
5 2 (2.38%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) FortiGate
1 3 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.38%) HP SIM
2 2 (2.38%) OPNET
2 2 (2.38%) Pingdom
2 2 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.19%) OpenView
3 1 (1.19%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 73 (86.90%) Cisco
2 35 (41.67%) F5
3 32 (38.10%) Juniper
4 28 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 16 (19.05%) VMware
6 15 (17.86%) Palo Alto
7 14 (16.67%) Arista
8 9 (10.71%) Aruba
9 8 (9.52%) Fortinet
10 7 (8.33%) HP
10 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 6 (7.14%) Cyberoam
11 6 (7.14%) Meraki
12 5 (5.95%) Blue Coat
12 5 (5.95%) Citrix
13 4 (4.76%) NetScout
14 3 (3.57%) Huawei
14 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
15 2 (2.38%) Riverbed
15 2 (2.38%) ZyXEL
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