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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 406 385 397
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing HSRP 30 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.59% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 17
Median daily rate £500 £435 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £248 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £489 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £366
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.92 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+59.71% -
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
3201 3077 2851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.45% 13.04% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 1990 1771
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 112 89
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.68 £42.70 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 7 £450 +1.40% 1
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 48 (94.12%) Cisco
2 45 (88.24%) BGP
3 38 (74.51%) OSPF
4 37 (72.55%) WAN
5 35 (68.63%) Firewall
6 29 (56.86%) VPN
7 28 (54.90%) EIGRP
7 28 (54.90%) VRRP
8 27 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (52.94%) LAN
9 24 (47.06%) TCP/IP
9 24 (47.06%) Wireless
9 24 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (45.10%) Juniper
11 22 (43.14%) CheckPoint
11 22 (43.14%) F5
12 21 (41.18%) Spanning Tree
13 20 (39.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (39.22%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (37.25%) Network Security
15 18 (35.29%) CCNP
16 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
17 16 (31.37%) NX-OS
17 16 (31.37%) Finance
18 15 (29.41%) VoIP
18 15 (29.41%) 802.1X
18 15 (29.41%) Aruba
19 14 (27.45%) MPLS
20 13 (25.49%) DHCP
20 13 (25.49%) VLAN

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:

Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Visio
2 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (88.24%) BGP
2 38 (74.51%) OSPF
3 37 (72.55%) WAN
4 35 (68.63%) Firewall
5 29 (56.86%) VPN
6 28 (54.90%) EIGRP
6 28 (54.90%) VRRP
7 27 (52.94%) LAN
8 24 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (47.06%) TCP/IP
8 24 (47.06%) Wireless
9 21 (41.18%) Spanning Tree
10 20 (39.22%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (39.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (37.25%) Network Security
12 16 (31.37%) NX-OS
13 15 (29.41%) VoIP
14 14 (27.45%) MPLS
15 13 (25.49%) DHCP
15 13 (25.49%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Law
4 3 (5.88%) Legal
5 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Publishing
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.96%) French Language
6 1 (1.96%) German Language
6 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (78.43%) Network Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Security Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Design Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Solaris
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Change Control
2 11 (21.57%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (19.61%) Load Balancing
4 8 (15.69%) Network Planning
5 7 (13.73%) Escalation Management
6 6 (11.76%) Change Management
6 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 6 (11.76%) Network Design
7 5 (9.80%) ITIL
8 4 (7.84%) Information Security
9 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.88%) High Availability
9 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.88%) Network Packet Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Project Management
10 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.92%) Network Management
10 2 (3.92%) Process Improvement
11 1 (1.96%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) Korn
2 1 (1.96%) Python
2 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (35.29%) CCNP
3 9 (17.65%) CCNA
4 5 (9.80%) CCIE
4 5 (9.80%) CCSE
5 3 (5.88%) CCSA
5 3 (5.88%) CISSP
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) JNCIE
6 2 (3.92%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.96%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.96%) CCSP
7 1 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Snort
2 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Cacti
1 8 (15.69%) Nagios
1 8 (15.69%) SmokePing
2 3 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.88%) Proventia
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.96%) OpenView
3 1 (1.96%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 48 (94.12%) Cisco
2 23 (45.10%) Juniper
3 22 (43.14%) CheckPoint
3 22 (43.14%) F5
4 15 (29.41%) Aruba
5 13 (25.49%) Palo Alto
6 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
6 11 (21.57%) Riverbed
7 9 (17.65%) Intel Security
7 9 (17.65%) SolarWinds
8 7 (13.73%) Blue Coat
9 6 (11.76%) HP
9 6 (11.76%) ProCurve
10 5 (9.80%) Fortinet
11 3 (5.88%) Citrix
11 3 (5.88%) Infoblox
11 3 (5.88%) Sourcefire
11 3 (5.88%) Stonesoft
11 3 (5.88%) VMware
12 2 (3.92%) EMC