The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 353 410 404
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -6
Contract jobs citing HSRP 62 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.080% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 0.65% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -
HSRP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3195 3090 3658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.03% 12.30% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2053 2015 2200
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 87 182
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HSRP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HSRP Jobs Demand Trend in London

HSRP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HSRP across the London region.

HSRP Daily Rate Trend in London

HSRP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HSRP across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

HSRP Daily Rate Histogram in London

HSRP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HSRP across the London region.

HSRP Hourly Rate Trend in London

HSRP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 21 £300 -3.61% 3
Uxbridge - - - - 1
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 68 (91.89%) Cisco
2 66 (89.19%) Firewall
3 59 (79.73%) BGP
4 58 (78.38%) OSPF
5 47 (63.51%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (60.81%) WAN
7 44 (59.46%) TCP/IP
8 41 (55.41%) VPN
8 41 (55.41%) VLAN
9 40 (54.05%) VRRP
10 39 (52.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (48.65%) CheckPoint
12 32 (43.24%) CCNP
12 32 (43.24%) LAN
13 28 (37.84%) EIGRP
14 27 (36.49%) CCIE
14 27 (36.49%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (35.14%) F5
16 24 (32.43%) Juniper
17 22 (29.73%) Blue Coat
18 21 (28.38%) Network Security
19 19 (25.68%) TACACS
20 18 (24.32%) SNMP
21 17 (22.97%) Finance
21 17 (22.97%) Snort
22 16 (21.62%) Banking
22 16 (21.62%) DMVPN
23 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
23 15 (20.27%) MPLS
24 13 (17.57%) UNIX

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (89.19%) Firewall
2 59 (79.73%) BGP
3 58 (78.38%) OSPF
4 45 (60.81%) WAN
5 44 (59.46%) TCP/IP
6 41 (55.41%) VPN
6 41 (55.41%) VLAN
7 40 (54.05%) VRRP
8 39 (52.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 32 (43.24%) LAN
10 28 (37.84%) EIGRP
11 27 (36.49%) Cisco IOS
12 21 (28.38%) Network Security
13 19 (25.68%) TACACS
14 18 (24.32%) SNMP
15 16 (21.62%) DMVPN
16 15 (20.27%) MPLS
17 12 (16.22%) PPP
17 12 (16.22%) DNS
18 9 (12.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 16 (21.62%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.70%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Security Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Network Security Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Network Consultant
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Security Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Network Design Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Network Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Network Support
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.16%) FlexPod
3 5 (6.76%) PKI
3 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.41%) Open Source
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) e-Health
5 2 (2.70%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) UNIX
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
2 9 (12.16%) Low Latency
2 9 (12.16%) Change Management
3 7 (9.46%) Project Management
3 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.11%) Network Design
4 6 (8.11%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (6.76%) Information Assurance
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL
6 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.41%) Network Planning
6 4 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.05%) Market Research
7 3 (4.05%) High Availability
7 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.05%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (4.05%) ISMS
8 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Perl
2 6 (8.11%) R
3 3 (4.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (63.51%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (43.24%) CCNP
3 27 (36.49%) CCIE
4 12 (16.22%) CCNA
5 8 (10.81%) CCSE
6 6 (8.11%) Degree
6 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.41%) CISSP
8 4 (5.41%) CCSP
9 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.35%) CCVP
10 1 (1.35%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) Snort
2 5 (6.76%) ProxySG
3 4 (5.41%) Nmap
3 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) OpenNMS
1 9 (12.16%) RANCID
2 5 (6.76%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (5.41%) Nessus
4 2 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 68 (91.89%) Cisco
2 36 (48.65%) CheckPoint
3 26 (35.14%) F5
4 24 (32.43%) Juniper
5 22 (29.73%) Blue Coat
6 13 (17.57%) Sourcefire
7 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.11%) HP
9 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
10 4 (5.41%) Dell
10 4 (5.41%) VMware
11 3 (4.05%) SonicWALL
11 3 (4.05%) NETGEAR
11 3 (4.05%) Riverbed
11 3 (4.05%) Citrix
12 2 (2.70%) CA
12 2 (2.70%) Siemens
13 1 (1.35%) Speakerbus
13 1 (1.35%) IronPort
13 1 (1.35%) NetApp
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