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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 560 590 563
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -27
Contract jobs citing HSRP 54 59 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.74% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 60
Median daily rate £435 £350 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +10.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £261 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £344 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%

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
7452 7952 8182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.46% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4505 4665 4659
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 465 438
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.56 £22.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 24 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 10 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
England +15 50 £435 +24.28% 6
London +19 34 £450 - 4
South East +5 9 £362 +3.42% 1
City of London -7 8 £441 -1.94%
Hampshire +14 4 £362 +15.47%
Berkshire +8 3 £300 -
Surrey +20 2 £500 +42.85% 1
East of England +3 2 £550 +67.93% 1
East Midlands +2 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Luton +9 1 - -
South West +7 1 £375 -4.45%
Scotland +4 1 - -
Essex +4 1 £550 +96.42%
Bedfordshire +3 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Witham - 1 £550 -
Lincoln - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £500 -
Hayes - 1 £365 -

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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 with a requirement for HSRP.

1 95 (85.59%) Cisco
2 85 (76.58%) OSPF
3 82 (73.87%) BGP
4 73 (65.77%) Firewall
5 69 (62.16%) WAN
6 60 (54.05%) LAN
7 58 (52.25%) IPsec
8 55 (49.55%) Cisco Certification
9 53 (47.75%) TCP/IP
9 53 (47.75%) VPN
10 52 (46.85%) Data Centre
11 51 (45.95%) Cisco ASA
12 48 (43.24%) MPLS
12 48 (43.24%) VRRP
13 44 (39.64%) EIGRP
14 42 (37.84%) CCNP
15 41 (36.94%) Wireless
16 40 (36.04%) F5
17 39 (35.14%) Finance
18 38 (34.23%) Cisco IOS
19 33 (29.73%) SSL
20 30 (27.03%) DNS
20 30 (27.03%) CheckPoint
20 30 (27.03%) 802.1X
21 29 (26.13%) Juniper
22 28 (25.23%) VLAN
23 27 (24.32%) CCNA
24 26 (23.42%) CCIE
24 26 (23.42%) Cisco Nexus
25 24 (21.62%) DHCP

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 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.90%) Apache
4 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Office 365
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (76.58%) OSPF
2 82 (73.87%) BGP
3 73 (65.77%) Firewall
4 69 (62.16%) WAN
5 60 (54.05%) LAN
6 58 (52.25%) IPsec
7 53 (47.75%) TCP/IP
7 53 (47.75%) VPN
8 51 (45.95%) Cisco ASA
9 48 (43.24%) MPLS
9 48 (43.24%) VRRP
10 44 (39.64%) EIGRP
11 41 (36.94%) Wireless
12 38 (34.23%) Cisco IOS
13 33 (29.73%) SSL
14 30 (27.03%) DNS
15 28 (25.23%) VLAN
16 26 (23.42%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (21.62%) DHCP
18 21 (18.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.60%) JIRA
3 2 (1.80%) JMeter
General
1 39 (35.14%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Law
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (59.46%) Network Engineer
2 20 (18.02%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (15.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Security Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Network Support
6 10 (9.01%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Network Support Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Firewall Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Voice Network Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Network Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Senior Network Support
10 6 (5.41%) Cisco Support
10 6 (5.41%) Consultant
10 6 (5.41%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Senior Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.03%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.70%) CSS
3 2 (1.80%) XMPP
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.90%) HTML
4 1 (0.90%) XML
4 1 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (46.85%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.31%) Cryptography
4 6 (5.41%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.50%) PKI
6 4 (3.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.90%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.62%) Windows
2 17 (15.32%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.31%) Unix
4 5 (4.50%) Linux
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.80%) Solaris
6 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.90%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.82%) Change Management
2 20 (18.02%) ITIL
3 19 (17.12%) Load Balancing
4 14 (12.61%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (11.71%) Project Management
6 12 (10.81%) Network Management
7 11 (9.91%) Information Security
8 10 (9.01%) Problem Management
9 9 (8.11%) High Availability
10 8 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
11 7 (6.31%) Capacity Management
11 7 (6.31%) Computer Security
11 7 (6.31%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.31%) Network Architecture
11 7 (6.31%) Network Design
11 7 (6.31%) Security Patching
12 6 (5.41%) Change Control
12 6 (5.41%) Migration
12 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.70%) C
3 1 (0.90%) Java
3 1 (0.90%) Perl
3 1 (0.90%) PHP
3 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (49.55%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (37.84%) CCNP
3 27 (24.32%) CCNA
4 26 (23.42%) CCIE
5 11 (9.91%) Degree
5 11 (9.91%) SC Cleared
5 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
6 9 (8.11%) CCSA
7 4 (3.60%) CCDE
7 4 (3.60%) CCDP
7 4 (3.60%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.70%) GCIH
8 3 (2.70%) GIAC
8 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.70%) PMP
9 2 (1.80%) CCSE
9 2 (1.80%) CISSP
9 2 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.80%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Nagios
2 6 (5.41%) FortiGate
3 5 (4.50%) Cacti
3 5 (4.50%) SmokePing
4 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.80%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.80%) OPNET
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.90%) OpenView
6 1 (0.90%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 95 (85.59%) Cisco
2 40 (36.04%) F5
3 30 (27.03%) CheckPoint
4 29 (26.13%) Juniper
5 23 (20.72%) Palo Alto
6 19 (17.12%) VMware
7 16 (14.41%) Aruba
8 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
9 12 (10.81%) Fortinet
10 10 (9.01%) Intel Security
10 10 (9.01%) SolarWinds
11 8 (7.21%) HP
11 8 (7.21%) Riverbed
12 7 (6.31%) Meraki
13 6 (5.41%) Blue Coat
13 6 (5.41%) Cyberoam
14 4 (3.60%) Citrix
14 4 (3.60%) NetScout
15 3 (2.70%) EMC
15 3 (2.70%) SonicWALL
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