The first table below looks at the demand for EIGRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EIGRP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 66 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £265 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.64% -24.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +38.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 124 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.02% 16.40% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 66
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £249 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £34.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
EIGRP
North West

EIGRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EIGRP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

EIGRP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

EIGRP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EIGRP across the Cheshire region.

EIGRP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

EIGRP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EIGRP across the Cheshire region.

EIGRP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

EIGRP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - - - -
EIGRP
North West

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing EIGRP 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 EIGRP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (50.00%) CCIP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (33.33%) CCDP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
6 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (16.67%) CCIE

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing EIGRP 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 EIGRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
6 1 (16.67%) DWDM
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) Multicast
6 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCIP
4 2 (33.33%) CCDP
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet