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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 412 405 414
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing HSRP 19 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.12% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.88% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 6
Average daily rate £365 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £318 £334
% change year-on-year
+19.68% -4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - -
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
2952 2968 2807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.84% 13.28% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2043 1889 1835
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 82 87
Average hourly rate £21.34 £24.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +42 8 £375 +11.11% 2
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 41 (89.13%) Cisco
2 38 (82.61%) BGP
3 35 (76.09%) Firewall
4 31 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (67.39%) OSPF
5 28 (60.87%) F5
6 25 (54.35%) EIGRP
7 23 (50.00%) Juniper
7 23 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
8 22 (47.83%) CheckPoint
9 21 (45.65%) VRRP
9 21 (45.65%) WAN
10 20 (43.48%) DHCP
10 20 (43.48%) VPN
11 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
11 18 (39.13%) LAN
11 18 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (36.96%) Network Security
12 17 (36.96%) VLAN
13 16 (34.78%) Finance
13 16 (34.78%) MPLS
14 15 (32.61%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (30.43%) NX-OS
15 14 (30.43%) DNS
16 13 (28.26%) CCNA
17 12 (26.09%) Blue Coat
17 12 (26.09%) CCNP
18 11 (23.91%) Windows
18 11 (23.91%) Multicast
19 10 (21.74%) Palo Alto

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) SoftLayer
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (82.61%) BGP
2 35 (76.09%) Firewall
3 31 (67.39%) OSPF
4 25 (54.35%) EIGRP
5 23 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
6 21 (45.65%) VRRP
6 21 (45.65%) WAN
7 20 (43.48%) DHCP
7 20 (43.48%) VPN
8 18 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (39.13%) LAN
8 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
9 17 (36.96%) Network Security
9 17 (36.96%) VLAN
10 16 (34.78%) MPLS
11 15 (32.61%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (30.43%) DNS
12 14 (30.43%) NX-OS
13 11 (23.91%) Multicast
14 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 6 (13.04%) Spanish Language
4 4 (8.70%) Law
4 4 (8.70%) Legal
4 4 (8.70%) Marketing
5 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.17%) Dutch Language
7 1 (2.17%) French Language
7 1 (2.17%) German Language
7 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Security Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Data Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Data Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Junior
6 4 (8.70%) Junior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Support
7 3 (6.52%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Network Support Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Unix
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.04%) Network Architecture
3 5 (10.87%) Change Management
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Low Latency
3 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
4 4 (8.70%) High Availability
4 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.52%) Network Packet Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Network Design
6 2 (4.35%) Ticket Management
6 2 (4.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 1 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.17%) Java
1 1 (2.17%) Korn
1 1 (2.17%) Python
1 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (28.26%) CCNA
3 12 (26.09%) CCNP
4 8 (17.39%) CCSE
5 7 (15.22%) CISSP
5 7 (15.22%) Degree
6 6 (13.04%) CCIE
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CCSP
7 1 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Snort
2 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Proventia
2 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.17%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Cisco
2 28 (60.87%) F5
3 23 (50.00%) Juniper
4 22 (47.83%) CheckPoint
5 12 (26.09%) Blue Coat
6 10 (21.74%) Palo Alto
7 8 (17.39%) Sourcefire
8 6 (13.04%) Aruba
9 5 (10.87%) Intel Security
10 3 (6.52%) HP
10 3 (6.52%) Infoblox
10 3 (6.52%) Mitel
10 3 (6.52%) VMware
11 2 (4.35%) Brocade
11 2 (4.35%) IBM
11 2 (4.35%) Oracle
11 2 (4.35%) ProCurve
11 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
11 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
11 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds