The first table below looks at the demand for EIGRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EIGRP over the 3 months to 16 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 England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 470 459 487
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 96 70 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.05% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 42 46
Average daily rate £363 £305 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £265 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £26.25 £31.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £30.25 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £32.25 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6740 6693 8493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.87% 15.24% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3602 3417 4059
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 547 573
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
EIGRP
UK

EIGRP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

EIGRP Jobs Demand Trend in England

EIGRP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

EIGRP Daily Rate Trend in England

EIGRP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EIGRP across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

EIGRP Daily Rate Histogram in England

EIGRP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

EIGRP Hourly Rate Trend in England

EIGRP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the England region over the 3 months to 16 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -8 54 £370 +5.71% 9
South East -22 22 £315 +18.86% 3
North West -15 7 £250 - 2
South West - 7 £419 - 1
East of England -32 2 £400 - 1
East Midlands -12 1 - -
Yorkshire -17 1 - - 4
West Midlands - - - -
EIGRP
UK

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 168 (95.45%) Cisco
2 139 (78.98%) BGP
3 137 (77.84%) Cisco Certification
4 119 (67.61%) OSPF
4 119 (67.61%) CCNP
5 117 (66.48%) WAN
6 92 (52.27%) Firewall
7 88 (50.00%) LAN
7 88 (50.00%) MPLS
8 76 (43.18%) VPN
9 65 (36.93%) TCP/IP
10 56 (31.82%) CCNA
11 54 (30.68%) CheckPoint
11 54 (30.68%) Cisco ASA
12 53 (30.11%) IPsec
13 49 (27.84%) VLAN
14 48 (27.27%) VoIP
14 48 (27.27%) Network Security
15 47 (26.70%) F5
15 47 (26.70%) Juniper
16 44 (25.00%) Finance
17 40 (22.73%) HSRP
18 38 (21.59%) Cisco Nexus
19 35 (19.89%) Wireless
20 33 (18.75%) Ethernet
20 33 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
21 32 (18.18%) RIP
22 30 (17.05%) Banking
23 29 (16.48%) DNS
23 29 (16.48%) CCIE

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.41%) Apache
2 4 (2.27%) MediaWiki
2 4 (2.27%) Confluence
2 4 (2.27%) nginx
3 2 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) MS Project
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 139 (78.98%) BGP
2 119 (67.61%) OSPF
3 117 (66.48%) WAN
4 92 (52.27%) Firewall
5 88 (50.00%) LAN
5 88 (50.00%) MPLS
6 76 (43.18%) VPN
7 65 (36.93%) TCP/IP
8 54 (30.68%) Cisco ASA
9 53 (30.11%) IPsec
10 49 (27.84%) VLAN
11 48 (27.27%) VoIP
11 48 (27.27%) Network Security
12 40 (22.73%) HSRP
13 38 (21.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (19.89%) Wireless
15 33 (18.75%) Ethernet
15 33 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
16 32 (18.18%) RIP
17 29 (16.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (2.27%) MySQL
1 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (7.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.27%) JIRA
2 4 (2.27%) Subversion
2 4 (2.27%) Hudson
2 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (25.00%) Finance
2 30 (17.05%) Banking
3 17 (9.66%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.41%) Legal
6 5 (2.84%) Law
7 3 (1.70%) Military
8 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 2 (1.14%) Front Office
8 2 (1.14%) Back Office
8 2 (1.14%) French Language
8 2 (1.14%) German Language
9 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 85 (48.30%) Network Engineer
2 28 (15.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (11.93%) Analyst
3 21 (11.93%) Network Analyst
4 19 (10.80%) Security Engineer
5 18 (10.23%) Network Security Engineer
6 16 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (7.95%) Network Architect
7 14 (7.95%) Architect
7 14 (7.95%) Consultant
8 10 (5.68%) Network Consultant
9 9 (5.11%) Voice Analyst
10 8 (4.55%) Senior Network Analyst
10 8 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.55%) Telephony Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) IP Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) IP Network Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) VoIP Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Administrator
12 6 (3.41%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.27%) LAMP
2 2 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (0.57%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.57%) DCOM
3 1 (0.57%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.98%) PKI
2 5 (2.84%) Hedge funds
2 5 (2.84%) e-Health
2 5 (2.84%) SecurID
3 4 (2.27%) NHS
3 4 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.27%) Wiki
4 3 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.70%) Open Source
5 2 (1.14%) Derivative
5 2 (1.14%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.14%) IVR
5 2 (1.14%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) FMCG
6 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.57%) Handset
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.50%) Linux
2 16 (9.09%) Windows
3 15 (8.52%) UNIX
4 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.27%) Debian
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) VMS
7 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.20%) ITIL
2 24 (13.64%) Network Design
3 23 (13.07%) Load Balancing
3 23 (13.07%) Network Management
4 17 (9.66%) Network Architecture
4 17 (9.66%) Project Management
5 15 (8.52%) Change Management
6 14 (7.95%) Migration
7 13 (7.39%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (6.25%) Low Latency
9 10 (5.68%) SIEM
10 8 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.41%) Problem Management
13 5 (2.84%) Service Management
13 5 (2.84%) Content Management
13 5 (2.84%) Incident Management
14 4 (2.27%) Security Management
14 4 (2.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.98%) C
1 7 (3.98%) SQL
2 5 (2.84%) Java
2 5 (2.84%) Perl
3 4 (2.27%) Ruby
3 4 (2.27%) PHP
3 4 (2.27%) VB
3 4 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.70%) VBScript
5 2 (1.14%) Python
6 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (77.84%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (67.61%) CCNP
3 56 (31.82%) CCNA
4 29 (16.48%) CCIE
5 22 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 16 (9.09%) CCIP
6 16 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 14 (7.95%) Degree
8 13 (7.39%) CCSP
9 12 (6.82%) CCDP
10 11 (6.25%) CCVP
11 6 (3.41%) BC Cleared
12 5 (2.84%) JNCIP
13 4 (2.27%) CCDA
13 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.70%) JNCIS
15 2 (1.14%) JNCIE
15 2 (1.14%) CCSA
15 2 (1.14%) CWNE
15 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) SLA
2 4 (2.27%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.70%) QA
4 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.27%) Samba
2 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.27%) Postfix
2 4 (2.27%) XenServer
3 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.14%) vSphere
3 2 (1.14%) vCloud
3 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (8.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (6.82%) Cisco UCCE
3 11 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (3.41%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (2.84%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (2.27%) Puppet
6 4 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (2.27%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.70%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (1.14%) Netcool
8 2 (1.14%) OpenView
9 1 (0.57%) Cacti
9 1 (0.57%) Nagios
9 1 (0.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 168 (95.45%) Cisco
2 54 (30.68%) CheckPoint
3 47 (26.70%) F5
3 47 (26.70%) Juniper
4 18 (10.23%) VMware
4 18 (10.23%) SolarWinds
5 15 (8.52%) HP
6 14 (7.95%) Riverbed
7 11 (6.25%) ArcSight
8 8 (4.55%) BT
8 8 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.98%) Radware
9 7 (3.98%) Citrix
10 6 (3.41%) Nokia
11 5 (2.84%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.84%) CA
12 4 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (1.70%) Speakerbus
14 2 (1.14%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.14%) Huawei
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