Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for HSRP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HSRP over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 231 255
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 +19
Contract jobs citing HSRP 12 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 1.33% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 25
City of London median daily rate £445 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -5.56% +50.00%
10th Percentile £301 £358 £215
90th Percentile £542 £505 £500
Central London median daily rate £445 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -1.17% - +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £24.61 - -
Central London median hourly rate £24.61 - -

HSRP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 715 980 1233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.43% 14.65% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 755 918
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £211 £288 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 38
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -6.60%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.50 £13.65
90th Percentile £29.02 £24.17 £30.01
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -5.37%

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing HSRP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for HSRP in the City of London

HSRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HSRP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HSRP in the City of London

HSRP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HSRP in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HSRP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) VLAN
3 8 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 8 (66.67%) Network Management
3 8 (66.67%) TACACS
3 8 (66.67%) 802.1X
4 7 (58.33%) ISDN
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (50.00%) Q.931
5 6 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (50.00%) VoIP
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) PPP
5 6 (50.00%) SNMP
5 6 (50.00%) DPNSS
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (41.67%) OSPF
6 5 (41.67%) BGP
6 5 (41.67%) VPN
6 5 (41.67%) Wireless
6 5 (41.67%) IPsec
6 5 (41.67%) Riverbed
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security

HSRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) TACACS
3 8 (66.67%) VLAN
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (58.33%) ISDN
5 6 (50.00%) DPNSS
5 6 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (50.00%) PPP
5 6 (50.00%) Q.931
5 6 (50.00%) SNMP
5 6 (50.00%) VoIP
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) BGP
6 5 (41.67%) IPsec
6 5 (41.67%) OSPF
6 5 (41.67%) VPN
6 5 (41.67%) Wireless
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
5 1 (8.33%) ICT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Network Management
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (8.33%) Escalation Management
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCDA
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (16.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) Riverbed
5 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Arista
7 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (8.33%) Aruba
8 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (8.33%) F5
8 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (8.33%) McAfee