Period
to 23 October 2017

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 6 months to 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 191 210
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19 -
Contract jobs citing HSRP 4 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.072% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 1.34% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
South West median daily rate £273 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.15% -27.78% -
10th Percentile £208 £290 £392
90th Percentile £274 £377 £523
England median daily rate £425 £402 £419
% change year-on-year +5.85% -4.12% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.92 £47.83
% change year-on-year - +0.18% +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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 830 894 842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.01% 15.44% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 530 467
South West median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £171 £189 £180
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
England median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 87 69
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -17.50% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.79 £12.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £48.24
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.00
% change year-on-year -18.11% +14.18% -

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 23 October 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
Dorset - 3 £273 -
Gloucestershire +11 1 £195 -40.00%
HSRP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) Meraki
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Support
1 3 (75.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Meraki
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) F5