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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 408 397
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11  
Contract jobs citing HSRP 21 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.86% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 31
Median daily rate £500 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +31.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £327 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £290
% change year-on-year +3.84% +12.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +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 2299 3018 3064
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.07% 13.90% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3937 5158 5785
Median daily rate £450 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 111 178
Median hourly rate £24.86 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

HSRP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +4 13 £427 +5.10% 6
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
HSRP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (91.18%) Cisco
2 28 (82.35%) Firewall
3 21 (61.76%) OSPF
4 19 (55.88%) BGP
4 19 (55.88%) MPLS
5 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (50.00%) CCNP
6 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (50.00%) F5
7 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
7 15 (44.12%) WAN
8 14 (41.18%) IPsec
8 14 (41.18%) VoIP
8 14 (41.18%) EIGRP
9 13 (38.24%) SNMP
9 13 (38.24%) VPN
9 13 (38.24%) LAN
9 13 (38.24%) TACACS
9 13 (38.24%) 802.1X
10 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
11 10 (29.41%) Juniper
11 10 (29.41%) DNS
11 10 (29.41%) ISDN
11 10 (29.41%) VLAN
12 9 (26.47%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (26.47%) Network Security
12 9 (26.47%) SSL
12 9 (26.47%) DHCP

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 1 (2.94%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Akamai
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (82.35%) Firewall
2 21 (61.76%) OSPF
3 19 (55.88%) BGP
3 19 (55.88%) MPLS
4 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (44.12%) WAN
6 14 (41.18%) EIGRP
6 14 (41.18%) IPsec
6 14 (41.18%) VoIP
7 13 (38.24%) LAN
7 13 (38.24%) SNMP
7 13 (38.24%) TACACS
7 13 (38.24%) VPN
8 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (29.41%) DNS
9 10 (29.41%) ISDN
9 10 (29.41%) VLAN
10 9 (26.47%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (26.47%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Network Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) ICT Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.88%) FreeMarker
3 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Unix
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 7 (20.59%) Network Management
3 4 (11.76%) High Availability
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) OOP
5 2 (5.88%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.88%) Perl
1 2 (5.88%) Python
1 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
1 2 (5.88%) Tcl
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) CCIE
4 5 (14.71%) CCNA
5 3 (8.82%) CCSP
6 2 (5.88%) CCDP
6 2 (5.88%) CCIE Security
6 2 (5.88%) CCSA
7 1 (2.94%) CCDA
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (2.94%) CCVP
7 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.94%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) vCloud
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) RANCID
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) F5
3 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 10 (29.41%) Juniper
5 9 (26.47%) Citrix
6 8 (23.53%) Fortinet
6 8 (23.53%) SolarWinds
7 7 (20.59%) Palo Alto
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) Arista
9 4 (11.76%) Avaya
9 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
9 4 (11.76%) VMware
10 2 (5.88%) Aruba
10 2 (5.88%) HP
11 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.94%) Huawei
11 1 (2.94%) NetScout
11 1 (2.94%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
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