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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 177 186 187
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing HSRP 9 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.23% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 2.02% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £366 £643
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% -43.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £379 £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £463 £300
% change year-on-year
-35.13% +54.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
663 642 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.09% 11.12% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 403 546
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £14.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 2015.

HSRP Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 March 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 24 (96.00%) BGP
2 23 (92.00%) OSPF
3 22 (88.00%) Cisco
4 20 (80.00%) EIGRP
5 18 (72.00%) Firewall
5 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
5 18 (72.00%) CCNP
5 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (64.00%) VPN
7 15 (60.00%) VRRP
8 14 (56.00%) DMVPN
9 12 (48.00%) Change Management
9 12 (48.00%) SNMP
9 12 (48.00%) PPP
10 11 (44.00%) Perl
10 11 (44.00%) UNIX
11 10 (40.00%) CCIE
11 10 (40.00%) F5
12 9 (36.00%) FlexPod
12 9 (36.00%) RANCID
12 9 (36.00%) OpenNMS
12 9 (36.00%) TACACS
12 9 (36.00%) LAN
13 8 (32.00%) CCNA
13 8 (32.00%) VLAN
14 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (28.00%) Juniper
14 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
15 6 (24.00%) Banking
15 6 (24.00%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) BGP
2 23 (92.00%) OSPF
3 20 (80.00%) EIGRP
4 18 (72.00%) Firewall
4 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
5 16 (64.00%) VPN
6 15 (60.00%) VRRP
7 14 (56.00%) DMVPN
8 12 (48.00%) SNMP
8 12 (48.00%) PPP
9 9 (36.00%) TACACS
9 9 (36.00%) LAN
10 8 (32.00%) VLAN
11 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (24.00%) DNS
12 6 (24.00%) WAN
12 6 (24.00%) HTTP
13 5 (20.00%) RIP
13 5 (20.00%) Multicast
14 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (24.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Support
2 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Change Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) ISMS
4 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) CCNP
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) CCIE
3 8 (32.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Snort
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) RANCID
1 9 (36.00%) OpenNMS
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) F5
3 7 (28.00%) Juniper
3 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds