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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)
Rank 574 548 573
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Contract jobs citing IGRP 4 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.031% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.053% 0.23% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£281 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £305 -
% change year-on-year
-7.78% -
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
7493 6619 8224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.55% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 3679 3812
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 381 636
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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
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 2 September 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
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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
South East - 2 £281 -
London +15 1 - -
IGRP
UK

IGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Network Design
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) B2B
5 4 (36.36%) PPP
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) SNA
5 4 (36.36%) CCIE
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) DMZ
5 4 (36.36%) X.25
5 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 4 (36.36%) FDDI
5 4 (36.36%) SMDS
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) Juniper
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) ATM
6 3 (27.27%) F5
6 3 (27.27%) SABSA
7 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

IGRP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
1 7 (63.64%) BGP
1 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) DMZ
3 4 (36.36%) X.25
3 4 (36.36%) PPP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) SNA
3 4 (36.36%) FDDI
3 4 (36.36%) SMDS
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) ATM
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) APPN
5 2 (18.18%) SONET
5 2 (18.18%) ISDN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Network Design
2 4 (36.36%) B2B
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) SABSA
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) DoDAF
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Nortel
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Siemens