The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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.

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 551 560
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs citing HSRP 23 63 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.87% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 22
Median daily rate £363 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.60% +4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £380 £318
% change year-on-year -11.18% +19.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £47.83 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £47.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year -37.27% +59.43%  

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6035 7275 7369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.51% 14.73% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3739 4421 4072
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 307 412
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.66 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.65% +6.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

HSRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HSRP in England

HSRP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HSRP in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HSRP in England

HSRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HSRP in England

HSRP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
London +15 13 £413 +10.00% 4
South East -18 4 £218 -42.63% 2
North West - 3 £380 - 1
South West -2 2 £338 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
HSRP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 65 (90.28%) Cisco
2 56 (77.78%) OSPF
3 54 (75.00%) Firewall
4 47 (65.28%) BGP
5 43 (59.72%) MPLS
6 39 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (52.78%) CCNP
8 36 (50.00%) WAN
9 34 (47.22%) IPsec
10 31 (43.06%) VRRP
11 29 (40.28%) TCP/IP
11 29 (40.28%) VPN
11 29 (40.28%) CheckPoint
12 26 (36.11%) Juniper
12 26 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (36.11%) F5
13 25 (34.72%) LAN
14 24 (33.33%) Finance
14 24 (33.33%) Data Centre
15 22 (30.56%) Wireless
16 21 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
17 20 (27.78%) EIGRP
18 19 (26.39%) SSL
18 19 (26.39%) Cisco IOS
18 19 (26.39%) Cisco Nexus
19 18 (25.00%) SNMP
19 18 (25.00%) DNS
20 17 (23.61%) DHCP
21 16 (22.22%) CCNA
21 16 (22.22%) VLAN

HSRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (5.56%) Office 365
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (77.78%) OSPF
2 54 (75.00%) Firewall
3 47 (65.28%) BGP
4 43 (59.72%) MPLS
5 36 (50.00%) WAN
6 34 (47.22%) IPsec
7 31 (43.06%) VRRP
8 29 (40.28%) TCP/IP
8 29 (40.28%) VPN
9 26 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (34.72%) LAN
11 22 (30.56%) Wireless
12 21 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
13 20 (27.78%) EIGRP
14 19 (26.39%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (26.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (26.39%) SSL
15 18 (25.00%) DNS
15 18 (25.00%) SNMP
16 17 (23.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) JMeter
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (68.06%) Network Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Network Support
2 14 (19.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Voice Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Voice Network Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Network Support
8 6 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Network Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) Security Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.56%) XMPP
3 2 (2.78%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.78%) PKI
4 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Unix
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 9 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 8 (11.11%) Migration
5 7 (9.72%) Network Management
6 6 (8.33%) Change Management
6 6 (8.33%) High Availability
6 6 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (8.33%) Security Operations
7 5 (6.94%) Information Security
7 5 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (6.94%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.56%) Investment Management
8 4 (5.56%) Project Management
8 4 (5.56%) Security Patching
8 4 (5.56%) SIEM
9 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) C
1 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (52.78%) CCNP
3 16 (22.22%) CCNA
4 12 (16.67%) CCIE
5 11 (15.28%) CCSA
6 5 (6.94%) CCDP
7 4 (5.56%) JNCIP
7 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.17%) CCSP
8 3 (4.17%) GCIH
8 3 (4.17%) GIAC
9 2 (2.78%) CCDE
9 2 (2.78%) CCIP
9 2 (2.78%) CISSP
9 2 (2.78%) Degree
9 2 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.39%) CCVP
10 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.39%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.17%) vCloud
3 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Firmware
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.78%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.78%) OPNET
3 2 (2.78%) Pingdom
3 2 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.39%) Ansible
4 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.39%) OpenView
4 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.39%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.39%) RANCID
Vendors
1 65 (90.28%) Cisco
2 29 (40.28%) CheckPoint
3 26 (36.11%) F5
3 26 (36.11%) Juniper
4 11 (15.28%) Palo Alto
5 10 (13.89%) VMware
6 8 (11.11%) Arista
6 8 (11.11%) HP
7 7 (9.72%) Meraki
8 6 (8.33%) Blue Coat
8 6 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.94%) Citrix
9 5 (6.94%) NetScout
10 4 (5.56%) Aruba
10 4 (5.56%) Cyberoam
10 4 (5.56%) Huawei
11 3 (4.17%) Avaya
12 2 (2.78%) Ericsson
12 2 (2.78%) NetApp
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