The table below looks at the statistics for HSRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HSRP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
England / London
Rank 363 391 371
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Contract jobs citing HSRP 35 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 0.90% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 30
Median daily rate £438 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%

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
2471 2662 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.71% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1739 1852
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 69
Median hourly rate £44.50 £24.23 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.65% +28.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

HSRP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing HSRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 5 £433 -3.88% 3
Hayes - 1 £365 -
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HSRP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 56 (98.25%) Cisco
2 50 (87.72%) OSPF
3 41 (71.93%) BGP
4 40 (70.18%) Firewall
5 38 (66.67%) VRRP
6 36 (63.16%) IPsec
7 35 (61.40%) WAN
8 32 (56.14%) Finance
9 30 (52.63%) TCP/IP
9 30 (52.63%) VPN
10 28 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (43.86%) CheckPoint
12 24 (42.11%) LAN
12 24 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (40.35%) MPLS
14 22 (38.60%) Wireless
15 21 (36.84%) EIGRP
15 21 (36.84%) CCNP
16 20 (35.09%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (35.09%) F5
17 18 (31.58%) Spanning Tree
17 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
18 17 (29.82%) Cisco Wireless
19 16 (28.07%) Juniper
20 15 (26.32%) SSL
20 15 (26.32%) Palo Alto
21 14 (24.56%) DNS
22 13 (22.81%) DHCP
22 13 (22.81%) CCIE
22 13 (22.81%) CCNA

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (87.72%) OSPF
2 41 (71.93%) BGP
3 40 (70.18%) Firewall
4 38 (66.67%) VRRP
5 36 (63.16%) IPsec
6 35 (61.40%) WAN
7 30 (52.63%) TCP/IP
7 30 (52.63%) VPN
8 24 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (42.11%) LAN
9 23 (40.35%) MPLS
10 22 (38.60%) Wireless
11 21 (36.84%) EIGRP
12 20 (35.09%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (31.58%) Spanning Tree
14 17 (29.82%) Cisco Wireless
15 15 (26.32%) SSL
16 14 (24.56%) DNS
17 13 (22.81%) DHCP
18 11 (19.30%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Network Support
3 11 (19.30%) Voice Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Voice Network Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Network Support
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Voice Support Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Cisco Support
8 5 (8.77%) Data Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) 802.1X
2 4 (7.02%) XMPP
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (5.26%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Unix
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Change Management
2 9 (15.79%) Asset Management
3 6 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 5 (8.77%) Security Architecture
5 4 (7.02%) High Availability
5 4 (7.02%) Investment Management
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL
5 4 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (7.02%) Low Latency
5 4 (7.02%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (7.02%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.02%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (7.02%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (7.02%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (5.26%) Migration
6 3 (5.26%) Network Management
6 3 (5.26%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
1 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (36.84%) CCNP
3 13 (22.81%) CCIE
3 13 (22.81%) CCNA
4 10 (17.54%) CCSA
5 3 (5.26%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) CCDP
6 2 (3.51%) CISSP
6 2 (3.51%) GCIH
6 2 (3.51%) GIAC
6 2 (3.51%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) CCDE
7 1 (1.75%) CCSP
7 1 (1.75%) CCVP
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (3.51%) OPNET
1 2 (3.51%) Pingdom
1 2 (3.51%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.75%) Cacti
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) OpenView
2 1 (1.75%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 56 (98.25%) Cisco
2 25 (43.86%) CheckPoint
3 20 (35.09%) F5
4 16 (28.07%) Juniper
5 15 (26.32%) Palo Alto
6 10 (17.54%) Aruba
7 8 (14.04%) VMware
8 7 (12.28%) Meraki
9 5 (8.77%) Blue Coat
9 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.02%) Fortinet
10 4 (7.02%) NetScout
11 3 (5.26%) Riverbed
11 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.51%) Citrix
12 2 (3.51%) CyberTech
12 2 (3.51%) Red Box
12 2 (3.51%) Splunk
12 2 (3.51%) Verint
13 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg