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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 180 203 197
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing HSRP 25 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.11% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 0.97% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
743 821 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.76% 11.55% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 528 587
Average daily rate £375 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 41 33
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.40 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 (92.50%) BGP
2 36 (90.00%) OSPF
2 36 (90.00%) Cisco
3 35 (87.50%) Firewall
4 33 (82.50%) TCP/IP
5 30 (75.00%) VPN
6 28 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (67.50%) CCNP
8 26 (65.00%) VRRP
9 25 (62.50%) EIGRP
10 19 (47.50%) DMVPN
11 18 (45.00%) WAN
12 17 (42.50%) LAN
12 17 (42.50%) CheckPoint
12 17 (42.50%) CCIE
12 17 (42.50%) Change Management
13 16 (40.00%) SNMP
13 16 (40.00%) PPP
13 16 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (40.00%) VLAN
14 15 (37.50%) Juniper
15 14 (35.00%) Perl
15 14 (35.00%) UNIX
15 14 (35.00%) F5
16 13 (32.50%) TACACS
17 11 (27.50%) FlexPod
17 11 (27.50%) RANCID
17 11 (27.50%) OpenNMS
18 10 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
18 10 (25.00%) Blue Coat

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (92.50%) BGP
2 36 (90.00%) OSPF
3 35 (87.50%) Firewall
4 33 (82.50%) TCP/IP
5 30 (75.00%) VPN
6 26 (65.00%) VRRP
7 25 (62.50%) EIGRP
8 19 (47.50%) DMVPN
9 18 (45.00%) WAN
10 17 (42.50%) LAN
11 16 (40.00%) PPP
11 16 (40.00%) SNMP
11 16 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (40.00%) VLAN
12 13 (32.50%) TACACS
13 10 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (22.50%) Network Security
15 8 (20.00%) DNS
15 8 (20.00%) HTTP
16 7 (17.50%) RIP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Network Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Support Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Cisco Support
3 11 (27.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Designer
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Designer
8 2 (5.00%) Network Support
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Network Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) FlexPod
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) e-Health
4 2 (5.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Change Management
2 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) High Availability
6 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) ISMS
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) Workflow
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
7 1 (2.50%) Network Design
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Data Mapping
7 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (67.50%) CCNP
3 17 (42.50%) CCIE
4 8 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.00%) CCSE
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) CCVP
7 1 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) OpenNMS
1 11 (27.50%) RANCID
2 2 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Cisco
2 17 (42.50%) CheckPoint
3 15 (37.50%) Juniper
4 14 (35.00%) F5
5 10 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (12.50%) Sourcefire
7 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.00%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.00%) CA
9 1 (2.50%) Speakerbus
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Austin Fraser
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