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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 185 204 197
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing HSRP 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.078% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.67% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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
753 749 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.78% 11.64% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 522 615
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 42
Average hourly rate £17.25 £22.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% -54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.70 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.41 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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
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 21 April 2015, 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 19 (95.00%) Cisco
1 19 (95.00%) OSPF
1 19 (95.00%) BGP
2 17 (85.00%) EIGRP
3 13 (65.00%) VRRP
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (65.00%) CCNP
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (45.00%) VPN
6 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (45.00%) F5
7 8 (40.00%) DMVPN
7 8 (40.00%) SNMP
7 8 (40.00%) PPP
7 8 (40.00%) LAN
8 7 (35.00%) Perl
8 7 (35.00%) UNIX
8 7 (35.00%) CCNA
8 7 (35.00%) Juniper
8 7 (35.00%) CCIE
8 7 (35.00%) Change Management
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (30.00%) OpenNMS
9 6 (30.00%) FlexPod
9 6 (30.00%) RANCID
9 6 (30.00%) Banking
9 6 (30.00%) TACACS
9 6 (30.00%) DHCP
9 6 (30.00%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) OSPF
1 19 (95.00%) BGP
2 17 (85.00%) EIGRP
3 13 (65.00%) VRRP
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (45.00%) VPN
7 8 (40.00%) SNMP
7 8 (40.00%) LAN
7 8 (40.00%) PPP
7 8 (40.00%) DMVPN
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (30.00%) TACACS
9 6 (30.00%) DHCP
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
10 5 (25.00%) RIP
10 5 (25.00%) VLAN
10 5 (25.00%) Multicast
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Support
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CCNP
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNA
2 7 (35.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Snort
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) OpenNMS
1 6 (30.00%) RANCID
2 2 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView
2 2 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (45.00%) F5
3 7 (35.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) Aruba
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Websense
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix