Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for HSRP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HSRP over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 154 168
Rank change year-on-year -19 +14 -
Contract jobs citing HSRP 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.073% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.65% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -33.33% -
South East median daily rate £475 £362 £350
% change year-on-year +31.22% +3.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate - - £47.83

HSRP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 790 929 1,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.32% 23.01% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 451 546
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £238 £225 £231
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 49
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £20.56 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.35% -47.28% +119.72%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.33 £14.20
90th Percentile £40.25 £55.00 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £23.68 £32.50
% change year-on-year -26.63% -27.14% +62.50%

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing HSRP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for HSRP in Berkshire

HSRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HSRP in Berkshire

HSRP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 1 £475 -
Slough - 1 - - 1
HSRP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) FCAPS
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) IKE
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

HSRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) FCAPS
2 2 (66.67%) IKE
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) GLBP
3 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IP Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Infoblox
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Arista
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks