The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
England / East of England
Rank - 122 130
Contract jobs citing HSRP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.041% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.29% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £380 £318
% change year-on-year -11.18% +19.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -45.45% +83.33%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 387 349 380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.82% 14.29% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 190 187
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £262 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 62
Median hourly rate £22.85 £45.00 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.22% +90.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

HSRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HSRP in the East of England

HSRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HSRP in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HSRP in the East of England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Clearswift

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCDE
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp