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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 378 378 378
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing HSRP 30 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 1.00% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 18
Average daily rate £400 £300 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -24.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
2641 2807 2726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.39% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1715 1822 1723
Average daily rate £423 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 83 76
Average hourly rate £23.31 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +40 4 £365 +21.66% 2
Docklands, London - 4 - -
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 50 (90.91%) Cisco
2 47 (85.45%) BGP
3 44 (80.00%) OSPF
4 38 (69.09%) VRRP
4 38 (69.09%) Firewall
5 33 (60.00%) Juniper
5 33 (60.00%) F5
6 32 (58.18%) Spanning Tree
7 30 (54.55%) CheckPoint
8 29 (52.73%) TCP/IP
9 28 (50.91%) WAN
9 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (49.09%) VPN
11 26 (47.27%) LAN
12 23 (41.82%) Finance
12 23 (41.82%) VLAN
13 22 (40.00%) EIGRP
14 21 (38.18%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (36.36%) NX-OS
16 19 (34.55%) Blue Coat
17 16 (29.09%) Sourcefire
17 16 (29.09%) Snort
17 16 (29.09%) Proventia
18 15 (27.27%) Network Security
18 15 (27.27%) MPLS
18 15 (27.27%) CCNA
19 14 (25.45%) DHCP
19 14 (25.45%) IPsec
20 13 (23.64%) Windows

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (85.45%) BGP
2 44 (80.00%) OSPF
3 38 (69.09%) Firewall
3 38 (69.09%) VRRP
4 32 (58.18%) Spanning Tree
5 29 (52.73%) TCP/IP
6 28 (50.91%) WAN
7 27 (49.09%) VPN
8 26 (47.27%) LAN
9 23 (41.82%) VLAN
10 22 (40.00%) EIGRP
11 21 (38.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (36.36%) NX-OS
13 15 (27.27%) MPLS
13 15 (27.27%) Network Security
14 14 (25.45%) DHCP
14 14 (25.45%) IPsec
15 13 (23.64%) Multicast
16 10 (18.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Big Data
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Banking
3 10 (18.18%) Spanish Language
4 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.27%) Legal
5 4 (7.27%) Marketing
6 3 (5.45%) Law
7 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.82%) Advertising
8 1 (1.82%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.82%) French Language
8 1 (1.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 21 (38.18%) Security Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Network Support
8 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Junior
8 4 (7.27%) Junior Network Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Juniper Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) CISSP Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Data Network Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior IT Support
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Support
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Unix
3 7 (12.73%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
1 8 (14.55%) Network Architecture
2 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
2 7 (12.73%) Low Latency
2 7 (12.73%) Security Architecture
3 6 (10.91%) Change Management
3 6 (10.91%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (5.45%) Network Packet Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.45%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Data Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) High Availability
7 2 (3.64%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.64%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.27%) CCNA
3 12 (21.82%) CCSE
3 12 (21.82%) CISSP
4 10 (18.18%) CCNP
5 7 (12.73%) CCIE
5 7 (12.73%) Degree
6 3 (5.45%) CCSA
7 1 (1.82%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Snort
2 2 (3.64%) BIND 9
2 2 (3.64%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) pfSense
2 2 (3.64%) Samba
2 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) Proventia
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.45%) Iperf
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (3.64%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 50 (90.91%) Cisco
2 33 (60.00%) F5
2 33 (60.00%) Juniper
3 30 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 19 (34.55%) Blue Coat
5 16 (29.09%) Sourcefire
6 9 (16.36%) Aruba
6 9 (16.36%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.27%) HP
7 4 (7.27%) Intel Security
8 3 (5.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (5.45%) Mitel
8 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
8 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.45%) VMware
9 2 (3.64%) CyberTech
9 2 (3.64%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.64%) Red Box
9 2 (3.64%) Verint
9 2 (3.64%) Vyatta
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