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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 157 155 187
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +32
Contract jobs citing HSRP 8 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.12% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 1.12% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 17
Median daily rate £441 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £286 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £468 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £344 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
HSRP
London

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
421 356 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.30% 10.35% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 269 543
Median daily rate £450 £413 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing HSRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

HSRP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 9 (75.00%) EIGRP
3 9 (75.00%) OSPF
4 8 (66.67%) BGP
4 8 (66.67%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) IPsec
5 7 (58.33%) WAN
5 7 (58.33%) DHCP
5 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (50.00%) DNS
6 6 (50.00%) CCNP
6 6 (50.00%) MPLS
6 6 (50.00%) SNMP
6 6 (50.00%) Aruba
7 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
7 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
7 5 (41.67%) CCIE
7 5 (41.67%) Juniper
7 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (41.67%) VRRP
7 5 (41.67%) Change Management
8 4 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (33.33%) High Availability
8 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
9 3 (25.00%) Ultra-Low Latency

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 9 (75.00%) OSPF
3 8 (66.67%) BGP
4 7 (58.33%) DHCP
4 7 (58.33%) IPsec
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) MPLS
5 6 (50.00%) SNMP
6 5 (41.67%) VRRP
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (25.00%) IGMP
8 3 (25.00%) Multicast
8 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Security
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) CCIE
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) Aruba
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (25.00%) Meraki
5 3 (25.00%) NetScout
5 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) VMware