Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 November 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)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 360 344
Rank change year-on-year -7 -16 +20
Contract jobs citing HSRP 4 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.63% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 20
South East median daily rate - £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.86% -2.78%
England median daily rate £400 £402 £425
% change year-on-year -0.37% -5.53% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
South East median hourly rate - £48.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.36% -
England median hourly rate - £48.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year - +0.36% +181.27%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2935 3175 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.43% 18.99% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1814 1870
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £529 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 218 240
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.68 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.07 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing HSRP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for HSRP in the South East

HSRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HSRP in the South East

HSRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HSRP in the South East

HSRP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -18 3 - -
Berkshire 0 2 - -
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
HSRP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (25.00%) GLBP
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering

HSRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) 3G
4 1 (25.00%) 802.11
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) FCAPS
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) RSVP
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IP Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Arista
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds