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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 181 217 210
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Contract jobs citing HSRP 23 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 0.93% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £285 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
+22.50% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
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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
802 861 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.39% 12.01% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 546 617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £51.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 30 (90.91%) BGP
2 29 (87.88%) OSPF
3 28 (84.85%) Firewall
3 28 (84.85%) Cisco
4 27 (81.82%) TCP/IP
5 24 (72.73%) VPN
6 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (60.61%) VRRP
7 19 (57.58%) CCNP
7 19 (57.58%) WAN
8 17 (51.52%) EIGRP
9 16 (48.48%) LAN
9 16 (48.48%) VLAN
10 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
11 14 (42.42%) Juniper
12 13 (39.39%) DMVPN
13 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (36.36%) F5
14 11 (33.33%) Change Management
14 11 (33.33%) SNMP
14 11 (33.33%) CCIE
15 10 (30.30%) PPP
15 10 (30.30%) Finance
15 10 (30.30%) Blue Coat
15 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (27.27%) Network Security
17 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
17 8 (24.24%) TACACS
17 8 (24.24%) Perl
17 8 (24.24%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) BGP
2 29 (87.88%) OSPF
3 28 (84.85%) Firewall
4 27 (81.82%) TCP/IP
5 24 (72.73%) VPN
6 20 (60.61%) VRRP
7 19 (57.58%) WAN
8 17 (51.52%) EIGRP
9 16 (48.48%) LAN
9 16 (48.48%) VLAN
10 13 (39.39%) DMVPN
11 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (33.33%) SNMP
13 10 (30.30%) PPP
13 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (27.27%) Network Security
15 8 (24.24%) TACACS
16 7 (21.21%) MPLS
17 6 (18.18%) RIP
18 5 (15.15%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Support
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Support
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Communications Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) FlexPod
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) e-Health
4 2 (6.06%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Change Management
2 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.12%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (12.12%) Low Latency
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
4 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) High Availability
5 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) ISMS
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
6 1 (3.03%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (57.58%) CCNP
3 11 (33.33%) CCIE
4 5 (15.15%) CCNA
5 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (6.06%) CCSE
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.03%) CCVP
8 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) OpenNMS
1 6 (18.18%) RANCID
2 2 (6.06%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (6.06%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 14 (42.42%) Juniper
4 12 (36.36%) F5
5 10 (30.30%) Blue Coat
6 5 (15.15%) Sourcefire
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 2 (6.06%) CA
10 1 (3.03%) Speakerbus
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