The table below looks at the statistics for IGRP 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 IGRP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)
Rank 592 586 572
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing IGRP 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.058% 0.099% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate £444 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £358 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £468 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £394
% change year-on-year
- +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IGRP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

IGRP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IGRP Jobs Demand Trend in England

IGRP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IGRP Daily Rate Trend in England

IGRP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IGRP across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

IGRP Daily Rate Histogram in England

IGRP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IGRP Hourly Rate Trend in England

IGRP
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 IGRP within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 4 £444 +10.93%
IGRP
UK

IGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IGRP 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 IGRP.

1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) NFS
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (50.00%) Postfix
3 3 (50.00%) Sendmail
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (50.00%) Korn
3 3 (50.00%) systemd
3 3 (50.00%) iptables
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Supermicro
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) RIP
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) SAS
3 3 (50.00%) POSIX
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet

IGRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IGRP 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 IGRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) RIP
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) IPv6
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) POSIX
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
1 3 (50.00%) Debian
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) CatOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Network Management
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Korn
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Lisp
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) NFS
2 3 (50.00%) iptables
2 3 (50.00%) Postfix
2 3 (50.00%) Samba
2 3 (50.00%) Sendmail
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Ceph
4 1 (16.67%) Dovecot
4 1 (16.67%) KVM
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (16.67%) Squid
4 1 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (50.00%) systemd
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Cacti
3 1 (16.67%) CFEngine
3 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
3 1 (16.67%) OpenView
3 1 (16.67%) RANCID
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (16.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Supermicro
3 2 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas