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 3 months to 28 March 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 148 188
Rank change year-on-year -13 +40  
Contract jobs citing HSRP 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.033% 0.18% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 1.52% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £433 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.49% -18.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £380 £318
% change year-on-year -11.18% +19.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £47.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year -37.27% +59.43%  

HSRP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 350 396 702
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.43% 11.81% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 294 512
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +22.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing HSRP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) SNMP
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) NetScout
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) Meraki
3 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 4 (66.67%) IGMP
3 4 (66.67%) Aruba
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SSL

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) SNMP
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) IGMP
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) ADSL
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Aruba
3 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Meraki
3 4 (66.67%) NetScout
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
City, London
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