The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 140 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing HSRP 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.039% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 0.27% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £363 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -24.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
395 370 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.59% 14.42% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 257 151
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +33.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £12.82 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HSRP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HSRP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

HSRP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HSRP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire -6 5 £400 +18.51%
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VRRP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) CCIE
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) BGP
4 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 5 (62.50%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) High Availability
5 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (50.00%) FWSM
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (37.50%) Clustering
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) VRRP
3 6 (75.00%) MPLS
4 5 (62.50%) BGP
4 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) Wireless
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (50.00%) FWSM
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) Internet
6 3 (37.50%) IPv4
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) WLAN
7 2 (25.00%) SAN
8 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Informix
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Redis
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Design Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Network Design
3 3 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) CCIE
4 3 (37.50%) CCDP
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) CCSP
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (37.50%) Cacti
2 3 (37.50%) Graphite
2 3 (37.50%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) Opsview
3 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
3 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Meraki
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
5 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas
6 1 (12.50%) Aruba
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper