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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
London / City of London
Rank 149 147 179
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +32
Contract jobs citing HSRP 4 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.065% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.61% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 13
Median daily rate £433 £408 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.13% +35.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%

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
392 329 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 10.69% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 228 493
Median daily rate £433 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +22.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
3 7 (77.78%) BGP
3 7 (77.78%) EIGRP
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) F5
4 6 (66.67%) Aruba
4 6 (66.67%) IPsec
4 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) WAN
5 5 (55.56%) DHCP
5 5 (55.56%) SNMP
5 5 (55.56%) CCNP
5 5 (55.56%) MPLS
6 4 (44.44%) Change Management
6 4 (44.44%) CCIE
6 4 (44.44%) Juniper
6 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 4 (44.44%) VRRP
6 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
6 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (33.33%) High Availability
7 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture

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 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) OSPF
3 7 (77.78%) BGP
3 7 (77.78%) EIGRP
4 6 (66.67%) IPsec
4 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (55.56%) DHCP
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) MPLS
5 5 (55.56%) SNMP
5 5 (55.56%) WAN
6 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (44.44%) VRRP
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (33.33%) IGMP
7 3 (33.33%) Multicast
7 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (22.22%) X.25
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Data Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 6 (66.67%) Aruba
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (33.33%) Meraki
5 3 (33.33%) NetScout
5 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Fortinet