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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 184 229 221
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Contract jobs citing HSRP 14 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.014% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 0.11% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£294 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
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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
775 870 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.40% 11.81% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 581 645
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (88.24%) WAN
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 13 (76.47%) LAN
4 12 (70.59%) OSPF
4 12 (70.59%) BGP
4 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
4 12 (70.59%) VLAN
5 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
5 10 (58.82%) VPN
6 9 (52.94%) Juniper
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (41.18%) CCNP
8 7 (41.18%) VRRP
8 7 (41.18%) Network Security
8 7 (41.18%) F5
9 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
9 6 (35.29%) Finance
9 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
10 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (23.53%) Banking
11 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
11 4 (23.53%) Snort
11 4 (23.53%) RIP
12 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 3 (17.65%) WLAN
12 3 (17.65%) CCVP
12 3 (17.65%) Wireless
12 3 (17.65%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) WAN
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 13 (76.47%) LAN
4 12 (70.59%) OSPF
4 12 (70.59%) BGP
4 12 (70.59%) VLAN
5 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
5 10 (58.82%) VPN
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (41.18%) VRRP
7 7 (41.18%) Network Security
8 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
9 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (23.53%) RIP
11 3 (17.65%) WLAN
11 3 (17.65%) Wireless
11 3 (17.65%) MPLS
11 3 (17.65%) Multicast
11 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (11.76%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Communications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) SecurID
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
1 1 (5.88%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
2 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) CCVP
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
3 9 (52.94%) Juniper
4 7 (41.18%) F5
5 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
6 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Speakerbus
8 1 (5.88%) CA
8 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
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