The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 136 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing HSRP 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 0.58% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £380 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £275 £383
% change year-on-year
+22.54% -28.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+59.43% -
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
402 342 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.32% 14.30% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 197 140
Median daily rate £358 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 36
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.61 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HSRP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HSRP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HSRP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HSRP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

HSRP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

HSRP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HSRP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HSRP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Worcestershire - 4 £380 -
Birmingham -5 1 £275 -
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) Nagios
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (66.67%) JNCIP
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (66.67%) System Testing
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) NX-OS
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) VRRP
5 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) NX-OS
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) 802.11
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) VRRP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIP
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Cacti
2 1 (16.67%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (16.67%) Aruba
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (16.67%) Stonesoft