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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 160 169 186
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing HSRP 6 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 3.40% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 11
Median daily rate £438 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £401 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +83.96%
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
517 589 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.34% 12.94% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 446 545
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 26
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.47 £27.68 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) BGP
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) OSPF
4 9 (64.29%) EIGRP
4 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (64.29%) F5
5 8 (57.14%) DHCP
6 7 (50.00%) WAN
6 7 (50.00%) Juniper
6 7 (50.00%) VRRP
6 7 (50.00%) IPsec
6 7 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
7 6 (42.86%) DNS
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (42.86%) Multicast
7 6 (42.86%) Finance
8 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
8 5 (35.71%) Aruba
8 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (35.71%) Network Security
8 5 (35.71%) Change Management
8 5 (35.71%) MPLS
9 4 (28.57%) CCIE
9 4 (28.57%) CCNP
9 4 (28.57%) VoIP
9 4 (28.57%) LAN
9 4 (28.57%) ITIL

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 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) BGP
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) OSPF
3 9 (64.29%) EIGRP
3 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
4 8 (57.14%) DHCP
5 7 (50.00%) IPsec
5 7 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (50.00%) VRRP
5 7 (50.00%) WAN
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) Multicast
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (35.71%) MPLS
7 5 (35.71%) Network Security
8 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (28.57%) LAN
8 4 (28.57%) VoIP
9 3 (21.43%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Data Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
1 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Security
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Korn
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCIE
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Snort
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.14%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) F5
3 7 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
5 5 (35.71%) Aruba
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (7.14%) Avaya
7 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) EMC
7 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Nokia
7 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds