The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 May 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 West
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 138 132
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing HSRP 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.10% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.60% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £338 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -3.92% +18.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 417 501 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.21% 17.12% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 329 197
Median daily rate £363 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.84% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 26
Median hourly rate £47.50 £34.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.70% +68.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £14.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £47.50 £38.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -10.34% +11.53%  

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 South West

HSRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HSRP in the South West

HSRP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Cornwall - 3 £338 -
HSRP
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 West region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) TACACS
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) Infoblox
2 4 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS

HSRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 4 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (66.67%) TACACS
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) PPP
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telephony Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Infoblox
2 2 (33.33%) HP