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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 146 190 209
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +19
Contract jobs citing HSRP 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 0.81% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £294 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £353 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - -
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
432 742 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 13.50% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 541 516
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £22.96 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) EIGRP
3 8 (72.73%) BGP
3 8 (72.73%) OSPF
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (63.64%) DHCP
4 7 (63.64%) F5
5 6 (54.55%) Network Security
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (45.45%) Palo Alto
6 5 (45.45%) VoIP
6 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 5 (45.45%) VPN
6 5 (45.45%) Juniper
6 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 5 (45.45%) VRRP
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) WAN
8 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 3 (27.27%) MPLS
8 3 (27.27%) CCNP
8 3 (27.27%) Legal
8 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
8 3 (27.27%) 802.1X
8 3 (27.27%) Multicast
8 3 (27.27%) VLAN
8 3 (27.27%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) EIGRP
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) DHCP
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
5 5 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (45.45%) VoIP
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 5 (45.45%) VRRP
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
7 3 (27.27%) MPLS
7 3 (27.27%) Multicast
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Korn
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCSE
4 1 (9.09%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Snort
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (9.09%) Proventia
1 1 (9.09%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) F5
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) Palo Alto
4 2 (18.18%) Aruba
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia
5 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
5 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 1 (9.09%) VMware