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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 119 128
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9  
Contract jobs citing HSRP 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.053% 0.36% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 1.48% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £380 £300
% change year-on-year -11.18% +26.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 -

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 368 607 742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.58% 24.38% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 287 319
Median daily rate £413 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% -23.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing HSRP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 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
Reading +18 1 - -
HSRP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) ICMP
3 2 (40.00%) Telnet
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (40.00%) ICMP
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) Telnet
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (20.00%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IP Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCIP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) HP