The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 401 374 413
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +39
Contract jobs citing HSRP 8 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.077% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.56% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Average daily rate £338 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £186 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £480 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £300 £296
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2822 3044 3754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.70% 13.85% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1889 2297
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £212 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 135 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.13 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
HSRP
England

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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 4 £325 +62.50% 1
Ruislip - - - -
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (85.71%) BGP
3 30 (85.71%) EIGRP
3 30 (85.71%) WAN
4 28 (80.00%) CCNP
5 22 (62.86%) Firewall
6 21 (60.00%) VLAN
7 20 (57.14%) TCP/IP
8 19 (54.29%) LAN
8 19 (54.29%) MPLS
8 19 (54.29%) OSPF
9 15 (42.86%) CheckPoint
9 15 (42.86%) Network Security
10 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (37.14%) Juniper
11 13 (37.14%) VoIP
11 13 (37.14%) VPN
11 13 (37.14%) CCNA
12 12 (34.29%) DMZ
12 12 (34.29%) Finance
12 12 (34.29%) F5
13 10 (28.57%) IPsec
13 10 (28.57%) WLAN
13 10 (28.57%) DHCP
13 10 (28.57%) ITIL
14 9 (25.71%) Wireless
15 8 (22.86%) Project Management
15 8 (22.86%) RIP
15 8 (22.86%) Multicast

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) BGP
1 30 (85.71%) EIGRP
1 30 (85.71%) WAN
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 21 (60.00%) VLAN
4 20 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 19 (54.29%) LAN
5 19 (54.29%) MPLS
5 19 (54.29%) OSPF
6 15 (42.86%) Network Security
7 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (37.14%) VoIP
8 13 (37.14%) VPN
9 12 (34.29%) DMZ
10 10 (28.57%) IPsec
10 10 (28.57%) WLAN
10 10 (28.57%) DHCP
11 9 (25.71%) Wireless
12 8 (22.86%) RIP
12 8 (22.86%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Law
4 3 (8.57%) Legal
5 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.71%) French Language
5 2 (5.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Network Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Voice Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Communications Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Network Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Communications Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Network Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) SecurID
1 5 (14.29%) e-Health
2 4 (11.43%) NHS
2 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Project Management
2 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (17.14%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 4 (11.43%) Network Management
6 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.43%) Content Management
7 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.57%) SIEM
7 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
8 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.86%) Network Design
8 1 (2.86%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C
2 2 (5.71%) R
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (80.00%) CCNP
3 13 (37.14%) CCNA
4 7 (20.00%) Degree
5 6 (17.14%) CCSP
6 4 (11.43%) CCVP
6 4 (11.43%) CCIE
7 1 (2.86%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
1 5 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.71%) Netcool
3 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 13 (37.14%) Juniper
4 12 (34.29%) F5
5 8 (22.86%) Riverbed
6 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (17.14%) Radware
7 6 (17.14%) HP
7 6 (17.14%) ArcSight
8 5 (14.29%) CA
9 3 (8.57%) Speakerbus
9 3 (8.57%) Nortel
10 2 (5.71%) Avaya
10 2 (5.71%) Aruba
10 2 (5.71%) Infoblox
10 2 (5.71%) Huawei
11 1 (2.86%) Mitel
11 1 (2.86%) Trapeze
11 1 (2.86%) Microsoft