The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 180 220 221
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +1
Contract jobs citing HSRP 21 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.056% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 0.46% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £311 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £322 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
799 879 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 12.29% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 586 684
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.38 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HSRP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HSRP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HSRP across the City of London region.

HSRP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HSRP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HSRP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

HSRP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HSRP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HSRP.

1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
1 22 (88.00%) OSPF
1 22 (88.00%) BGP
2 21 (84.00%) Firewall
3 20 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (68.00%) VPN
5 16 (64.00%) WAN
5 16 (64.00%) VRRP
6 14 (56.00%) LAN
6 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
7 13 (52.00%) Juniper
7 13 (52.00%) CCNP
7 13 (52.00%) VLAN
8 12 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
10 10 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (40.00%) F5
11 9 (36.00%) Network Security
11 9 (36.00%) Finance
12 8 (32.00%) Blue Coat
12 8 (32.00%) CCIE
12 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
13 7 (28.00%) DMVPN
13 7 (28.00%) SNMP
14 6 (24.00%) Banking
14 6 (24.00%) Change Management
14 6 (24.00%) PPP
14 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (20.00%) Sourcefire

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HSRP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HSRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) OSPF
1 22 (88.00%) BGP
2 21 (84.00%) Firewall
3 20 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (68.00%) VPN
5 16 (64.00%) WAN
5 16 (64.00%) VRRP
6 14 (56.00%) LAN
7 13 (52.00%) VLAN
8 12 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
10 10 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (36.00%) Network Security
12 7 (28.00%) DMVPN
12 7 (28.00%) SNMP
13 6 (24.00%) PPP
14 5 (20.00%) RIP
14 5 (20.00%) TACACS
15 4 (16.00%) MPLS
15 4 (16.00%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Security Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Support
6 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Designer
7 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Designer
8 1 (4.00%) Network Design Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) FlexPod
3 2 (8.00%) e-Health
3 2 (8.00%) SecurID
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (24.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (52.00%) CCNP
3 8 (32.00%) CCIE
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) CCNA
6 2 (8.00%) CCSE
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (4.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) RANCID
1 3 (12.00%) OpenNMS
2 2 (8.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (8.00%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (52.00%) Juniper
4 10 (40.00%) F5
5 8 (32.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (20.00%) Sourcefire
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.00%) CA
9 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
9 1 (4.00%) Speakerbus