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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 189 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing HSRP 12 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £383 £328
% change year-on-year
-26.14% +16.79%
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
748 691 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 12.00% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 489 541
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £227 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 16 (100.00%) OSPF
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco
3 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
4 11 (68.75%) LAN
4 11 (68.75%) EIGRP
5 10 (62.50%) Juniper
6 8 (50.00%) VRRP
6 8 (50.00%) F5
6 8 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
6 8 (50.00%) Multicast
7 7 (43.75%) MPLS
7 7 (43.75%) Firewall
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
8 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) VPN
8 6 (37.50%) CCNP
8 6 (37.50%) IPsec
8 6 (37.50%) Banking
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (31.25%) Finance
9 5 (31.25%) RIP
9 5 (31.25%) ITIL
10 4 (25.00%) Wireless
10 4 (25.00%) Network Security
11 3 (18.75%) VLAN
11 3 (18.75%) Aruba
11 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
2 11 (68.75%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) EIGRP
3 8 (50.00%) VRRP
3 8 (50.00%) Multicast
3 8 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) MPLS
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) VPN
5 6 (37.50%) IPsec
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) RIP
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) Wireless
8 3 (18.75%) VLAN
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) e-Health
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.25%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCSA
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Snort
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (12.50%) OpenView
2 2 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 10 (62.50%) Juniper
4 8 (50.00%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) Aruba
6 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Websense
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire
7 1 (6.25%) Brocade
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) CA
7 1 (6.25%) Verint
7 1 (6.25%) CyberTech