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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 177 189 195
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing HSRP 19 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.20% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 1.69% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 3
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£300 £313 £999
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -68.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £369 £323
% change year-on-year
-10.16% +14.34%
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
725 769 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.97% 11.56% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 491 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.20 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 37 (94.87%) BGP
2 35 (89.74%) OSPF
2 35 (89.74%) Cisco
3 31 (79.49%) TCP/IP
3 31 (79.49%) Firewall
4 29 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (71.79%) CCNP
6 27 (69.23%) VPN
7 26 (66.67%) EIGRP
8 24 (61.54%) VRRP
9 20 (51.28%) DMVPN
10 18 (46.15%) Change Management
10 18 (46.15%) CCIE
11 17 (43.59%) PPP
11 17 (43.59%) SNMP
12 15 (38.46%) Perl
12 15 (38.46%) UNIX
13 14 (35.90%) LAN
13 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
13 14 (35.90%) TACACS
13 14 (35.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (35.90%) F5
14 13 (33.33%) VLAN
14 13 (33.33%) Juniper
14 13 (33.33%) WAN
15 12 (30.77%) OpenNMS
15 12 (30.77%) FlexPod
15 12 (30.77%) RANCID
16 11 (28.21%) Banking
17 10 (25.64%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (94.87%) BGP
2 35 (89.74%) OSPF
3 31 (79.49%) TCP/IP
3 31 (79.49%) Firewall
4 27 (69.23%) VPN
5 26 (66.67%) EIGRP
6 24 (61.54%) VRRP
7 20 (51.28%) DMVPN
8 17 (43.59%) PPP
8 17 (43.59%) SNMP
9 14 (35.90%) LAN
9 14 (35.90%) TACACS
9 14 (35.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (33.33%) VLAN
10 13 (33.33%) WAN
11 8 (20.51%) HTTP
11 8 (20.51%) RIP
11 8 (20.51%) DNS
11 8 (20.51%) Multicast
12 7 (17.95%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (28.21%) Banking
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco Support
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Security Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Design Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) FlexPod
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) e-Health
4 2 (5.13%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Change Management
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance
4 4 (10.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) High Availability
6 2 (5.13%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.13%) ISMS
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
7 1 (2.56%) Network Design
7 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Data Mapping
7 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (71.79%) CCNP
3 18 (46.15%) CCIE
4 10 (25.64%) CCNA
5 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CCSE
7 1 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) OpenNMS
1 12 (30.77%) RANCID
2 2 (5.13%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (5.13%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
2 14 (35.90%) F5
3 13 (33.33%) Juniper
4 8 (20.51%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.69%) Sourcefire
5 3 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) CA
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