The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 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)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 418 389
Rank change year-on-year +22 -29  
Contract jobs citing HSRP 12 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.061% 0.094% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.73% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 11
Median daily rate £394 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.41% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £329 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £625
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2430 2868 2895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.42% 12.78% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1947 1854
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 85
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.81% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £12.85 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

HSRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HSRP in London

HSRP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HSRP in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HSRP in London

HSRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HSRP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HSRP 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 29 March 2017. 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 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 -7 1 £433 +18.49% 3
HSRP
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for HSRP.

1 43 (95.56%) Cisco
2 39 (86.67%) OSPF
3 38 (84.44%) Firewall
4 31 (68.89%) BGP
5 27 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 27 (60.00%) WAN
6 26 (57.78%) MPLS
7 25 (55.56%) IPsec
8 24 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (53.33%) CCNP
9 23 (51.11%) VPN
9 23 (51.11%) VRRP
10 22 (48.89%) Finance
11 18 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (35.56%) Wireless
12 16 (35.56%) TCP/IP
13 15 (33.33%) LAN
13 15 (33.33%) EIGRP
13 15 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (33.33%) F5
14 14 (31.11%) Spanning Tree
14 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
14 14 (31.11%) Juniper
15 11 (24.44%) VoIP
15 11 (24.44%) SNMP
15 11 (24.44%) CCNA
15 11 (24.44%) Cisco Wireless
16 10 (22.22%) DMZ
16 10 (22.22%) CCSA
17 9 (20.00%) Asset Management

HSRP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.67%) Office 365
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (86.67%) OSPF
2 38 (84.44%) Firewall
3 31 (68.89%) BGP
4 27 (60.00%) WAN
5 26 (57.78%) MPLS
6 25 (55.56%) IPsec
7 23 (51.11%) VPN
7 23 (51.11%) VRRP
8 18 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (35.56%) TCP/IP
9 16 (35.56%) Wireless
10 15 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (33.33%) EIGRP
10 15 (33.33%) LAN
11 14 (31.11%) Spanning Tree
12 11 (24.44%) Cisco Wireless
12 11 (24.44%) SNMP
12 11 (24.44%) VoIP
13 10 (22.22%) DMZ
14 9 (20.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Voice Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Voice Network Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Network Support
5 9 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Senior Network Support
7 6 (13.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Voice Support Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (8.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.89%) High Availability
3 4 (8.89%) Investment Management
3 4 (8.89%) Migration
3 4 (8.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (8.89%) Security Operations
3 4 (8.89%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.44%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL
5 2 (4.44%) Network Management
5 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) SIEM
6 1 (2.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) CCNP
1 24 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CCNA
3 10 (22.22%) CCSA
4 7 (15.56%) CCIE
5 3 (6.67%) CCDP
5 3 (6.67%) CCSP
5 3 (6.67%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.44%) CISSP
6 2 (4.44%) GCIH
6 2 (4.44%) GIAC
7 1 (2.22%) CCDE
7 1 (2.22%) CCVP
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.67%) vCloud
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (4.44%) OPNET
1 2 (4.44%) Pingdom
1 2 (4.44%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) OpenView
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) RANCID
Vendors
1 43 (95.56%) Cisco
2 27 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (33.33%) F5
4 14 (31.11%) Juniper
5 9 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 8 (17.78%) Arista
7 7 (15.56%) Meraki
7 7 (15.56%) VMware
8 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 5 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 5 (11.11%) NetScout
9 4 (8.89%) Aruba
9 4 (8.89%) Citrix
10 3 (6.67%) HP
10 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.44%) CyberTech
11 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
11 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.44%) Splunk
11 2 (4.44%) Verint
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