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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Rank 355 392 398
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +6
Contract jobs citing HSRP 73 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 0.87% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 9
Average daily rate
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£344 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £282 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £559 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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
3197 3098 3429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.23% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2105 2038 2183
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 92 151
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +37 23 £300 - 4
Uxbridge - - - - 1
HSRP
England

HSRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 91 (91.00%) Firewall
2 81 (81.00%) Cisco
3 77 (77.00%) OSPF
3 77 (77.00%) BGP
4 65 (65.00%) TCP/IP
5 58 (58.00%) VLAN
6 57 (57.00%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (55.00%) VPN
7 55 (55.00%) WAN
8 47 (47.00%) VRRP
9 43 (43.00%) CheckPoint
9 43 (43.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 42 (42.00%) CCNP
11 37 (37.00%) LAN
12 36 (36.00%) EIGRP
13 31 (31.00%) CCIE
13 31 (31.00%) Blue Coat
13 31 (31.00%) F5
14 30 (30.00%) Juniper
15 29 (29.00%) DNS
15 29 (29.00%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (28.00%) DMVPN
17 25 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (25.00%) Windows
18 24 (24.00%) TACACS
18 24 (24.00%) MPLS
19 23 (23.00%) SNMP
20 22 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
21 21 (21.00%) Banking
21 21 (21.00%) Network Security

HSRP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Office
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (91.00%) Firewall
2 77 (77.00%) OSPF
2 77 (77.00%) BGP
3 65 (65.00%) TCP/IP
4 58 (58.00%) VLAN
5 55 (55.00%) VPN
5 55 (55.00%) WAN
6 47 (47.00%) VRRP
7 43 (43.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (37.00%) LAN
9 36 (36.00%) EIGRP
10 29 (29.00%) DNS
10 29 (29.00%) Cisco IOS
11 28 (28.00%) DMVPN
12 24 (24.00%) MPLS
12 24 (24.00%) TACACS
13 23 (23.00%) SNMP
14 22 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
15 21 (21.00%) Network Security
16 20 (20.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (21.00%) Banking
2 19 (19.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.00%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (46.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.00%) Security Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) Network Support
3 17 (17.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Consultant
5 10 (10.00%) Network Consultant
6 9 (9.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 7 (7.00%) Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (6.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Cisco Support
9 5 (5.00%) Network Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Network Design Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.00%) FlexPod
3 12 (12.00%) PKI
4 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.00%) Open Source
6 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.00%) e-Health
7 2 (2.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.00%) Windows
2 18 (18.00%) UNIX
3 17 (17.00%) Linux
4 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Change Management
1 20 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (12.00%) Information Assurance
2 12 (12.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 10 (10.00%) High Availability
3 10 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 10 (10.00%) ISMS
4 9 (9.00%) Low Latency
5 8 (8.00%) Network Design
5 8 (8.00%) ITIL
6 7 (7.00%) Project Management
6 7 (7.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.00%) Network Planning
8 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.00%) Workflow
8 3 (3.00%) Market Research
9 2 (2.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.00%) Perl
2 7 (7.00%) R
3 3 (3.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (57.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (42.00%) CCNP
3 31 (31.00%) CCIE
4 16 (16.00%) CCNA
5 9 (9.00%) CCSE
6 6 (6.00%) Degree
6 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.00%) CISSP
8 4 (4.00%) CCSP
9 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.00%) CCVP
10 1 (1.00%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (19.00%) Snort
2 7 (7.00%) ProxySG
3 4 (4.00%) Nmap
3 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (13.00%) OpenNMS
1 13 (13.00%) RANCID
2 5 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (4.00%) Nessus
4 2 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 81 (81.00%) Cisco
2 43 (43.00%) CheckPoint
3 31 (31.00%) Blue Coat
3 31 (31.00%) F5
4 30 (30.00%) Juniper
5 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (15.00%) Sourcefire
7 6 (6.00%) Riverbed
7 6 (6.00%) HP
8 5 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.00%) VMware
9 4 (4.00%) Dell
10 3 (3.00%) Citrix
10 3 (3.00%) SonicWALL
10 3 (3.00%) NETGEAR
11 2 (2.00%) CA
11 2 (2.00%) Siemens
12 1 (1.00%) Speakerbus
12 1 (1.00%) Tufin
12 1 (1.00%) 3PAR
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £319 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £319 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £175 - £225 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago