The first table below looks at the demand for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 546 524 551
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Contract jobs citing HSRP 42 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.076% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.56% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 11
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £235 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7584 6983 8989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.88% 13.66% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4044 3623 3970
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 461 694
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HSRP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England -19 40 £325 +3.17% 16
London +26 29 £325 -7.14% 7
City of London +24 10 £300 +0.84% 1
South East -9 7 £261 -20.90% 4
Hampshire -9 1 £140 -57.72% 3
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Basingstoke - 1 £140 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Docklands, London - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 3
Wiltshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 65 (86.67%) BGP
2 55 (73.33%) OSPF
3 54 (72.00%) Cisco
4 49 (65.33%) Firewall
5 43 (57.33%) VPN
6 42 (56.00%) MPLS
7 40 (53.33%) WAN
8 38 (50.67%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (44.00%) VRRP
10 30 (40.00%) TCP/IP
10 30 (40.00%) VLAN
11 29 (38.67%) LAN
12 27 (36.00%) Ethernet
12 27 (36.00%) CCNP
13 26 (34.67%) CheckPoint
14 25 (33.33%) EIGRP
15 22 (29.33%) Juniper
16 21 (28.00%) IPsec
16 21 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
17 20 (26.67%) Telecoms
18 19 (25.33%) F5
19 18 (24.00%) CCNA
20 16 (21.33%) Blue Coat
20 16 (21.33%) RSVP
21 15 (20.00%) SNMP
21 15 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
21 15 (20.00%) LTE
22 14 (18.67%) Load Balancing
22 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
23 13 (17.33%) Network Design

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.33%) MS Office
3 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.33%) MS Project
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 65 (86.67%) BGP
2 55 (73.33%) OSPF
3 49 (65.33%) Firewall
4 43 (57.33%) VPN
5 42 (56.00%) MPLS
6 40 (53.33%) WAN
7 33 (44.00%) VRRP
8 30 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 30 (40.00%) VLAN
9 29 (38.67%) LAN
10 27 (36.00%) Ethernet
11 25 (33.33%) EIGRP
12 21 (28.00%) IPsec
12 21 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (21.33%) RSVP
14 15 (20.00%) SNMP
14 15 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (20.00%) LTE
15 12 (16.00%) Network Security
15 12 (16.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.00%) Banking
3 8 (10.67%) Finance
4 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Security Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Architect
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Design Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) RAN Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Test Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) IP Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Designer
9 4 (5.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) OCX
1 1 (1.33%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) PKI
2 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) e-Health
4 1 (1.33%) SecurID
4 1 (1.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
1 6 (8.00%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) Load Balancing
2 13 (17.33%) Network Design
2 13 (17.33%) Network Management
3 7 (9.33%) Change Management
3 7 (9.33%) Validation
3 7 (9.33%) ITIL
3 7 (9.33%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (8.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (8.00%) Network Architecture
4 6 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (8.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (8.00%) Project Management
5 5 (6.67%) High Availability
6 4 (5.33%) ISMS
6 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.33%) Migration
7 3 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) VB
2 5 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (50.67%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (36.00%) CCNP
3 18 (24.00%) CCNA
4 11 (14.67%) CCIE
4 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.33%) Degree
7 3 (4.00%) CCSE
7 3 (4.00%) CCVP
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.67%) CCDP
9 1 (1.33%) CCDA
9 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.33%) HNC
9 1 (1.33%) HND
9 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Snort
2 4 (5.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) OPNET
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 54 (72.00%) Cisco
2 26 (34.67%) CheckPoint
3 22 (29.33%) Juniper
4 19 (25.33%) F5
5 16 (21.33%) Blue Coat
6 12 (16.00%) Huawei
7 10 (13.33%) Sourcefire
7 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (12.00%) Nortel
9 6 (8.00%) Riverbed
9 6 (8.00%) Ericsson
9 6 (8.00%) Nokia
9 6 (8.00%) Redback
9 6 (8.00%) BT
9 6 (8.00%) Radware
10 5 (6.67%) Avaya
10 5 (6.67%) Business Objects
11 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.00%) Citrix
12 3 (4.00%) Speakerbus
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