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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 349 390 370
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -20
Contract jobs citing HSRP 54 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 0.92% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.73% +8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £556 £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £369 £323
% change year-on-year
-10.16% +14.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
2898 2932 3010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.32% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 1919 1888
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +12 19 £300 -4.00% 8
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 99 (86.84%) Firewall
2 96 (84.21%) Cisco
3 92 (80.70%) OSPF
4 86 (75.44%) BGP
5 71 (62.28%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (61.40%) TCP/IP
7 58 (50.88%) VPN
7 58 (50.88%) VLAN
8 55 (48.25%) CCNP
9 53 (46.49%) WAN
10 48 (42.11%) VRRP
11 47 (41.23%) CheckPoint
12 44 (38.60%) EIGRP
13 42 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
14 39 (34.21%) CCIE
14 39 (34.21%) LAN
15 35 (30.70%) DNS
15 35 (30.70%) DMVPN
16 34 (29.82%) F5
16 34 (29.82%) TACACS
17 33 (28.95%) Juniper
18 32 (28.07%) MPLS
19 31 (27.19%) SNMP
20 29 (25.44%) Windows
21 28 (24.56%) Banking
22 27 (23.68%) Blue Coat
22 27 (23.68%) Change Management
23 24 (21.05%) PPP
24 23 (20.18%) UNIX
24 23 (20.18%) Analytical Skills

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.51%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Office
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
1 10 (8.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (86.84%) Firewall
2 92 (80.70%) OSPF
3 86 (75.44%) BGP
4 70 (61.40%) TCP/IP
5 58 (50.88%) VPN
5 58 (50.88%) VLAN
6 53 (46.49%) WAN
7 48 (42.11%) VRRP
8 44 (38.60%) EIGRP
9 42 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 39 (34.21%) LAN
11 35 (30.70%) DNS
11 35 (30.70%) DMVPN
12 34 (29.82%) TACACS
13 32 (28.07%) MPLS
14 31 (27.19%) SNMP
15 24 (21.05%) PPP
16 22 (19.30%) HTTP
16 22 (19.30%) Intrusion Detection
16 22 (19.30%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (24.56%) Banking
2 17 (14.91%) Finance
3 6 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.75%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (44.74%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.67%) Network Support
3 17 (14.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (14.91%) Security Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) Cisco Support
5 12 (10.53%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 11 (9.65%) Consultant
6 11 (9.65%) Network Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Cisco Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Network Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.39%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.67%) FlexPod
3 12 (10.53%) PKI
4 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.51%) Open Source
6 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.75%) e-Health
7 2 (1.75%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.44%) Windows
2 23 (20.18%) UNIX
3 17 (14.91%) Linux
4 8 (7.02%) Windows XP
4 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) Change Management
2 20 (17.54%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (12.28%) ITIL
4 12 (10.53%) Information Assurance
5 11 (9.65%) WAN Optimisation
6 10 (8.77%) ISMS
6 10 (8.77%) High Availability
6 10 (8.77%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (7.89%) Low Latency
8 8 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.02%) Network Design
9 7 (6.14%) Project Management
10 6 (5.26%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.51%) Network Planning
12 3 (2.63%) Configuration Management
12 3 (2.63%) Workflow
12 3 (2.63%) Service Delivery
12 3 (2.63%) Market Research
13 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.30%) Perl
2 7 (6.14%) R
3 3 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (62.28%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (48.25%) CCNP
3 39 (34.21%) CCIE
4 22 (19.30%) CCNA
5 8 (7.02%) CCSE
6 6 (5.26%) Degree
7 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.51%) CCSP
8 4 (3.51%) CISSP
9 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.88%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.88%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.04%) Snort
2 6 (5.26%) ProxySG
3 4 (3.51%) Nmap
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (16.67%) OpenNMS
1 19 (16.67%) RANCID
2 5 (4.39%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (3.51%) Nessus
4 2 (1.75%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 96 (84.21%) Cisco
2 47 (41.23%) CheckPoint
3 34 (29.82%) F5
4 33 (28.95%) Juniper
5 27 (23.68%) Blue Coat
6 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (10.53%) Sourcefire
8 10 (8.77%) Riverbed
9 5 (4.39%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.39%) HP
10 4 (3.51%) Dell
10 4 (3.51%) Siemens
10 4 (3.51%) VMware
11 3 (2.63%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.63%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.63%) NETGEAR
12 2 (1.75%) Citrix
12 2 (1.75%) CA
13 1 (0.88%) Websense
13 1 (0.88%) 3PAR
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