The table below looks at the statistics for EIGRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EIGRP over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 132 130 121
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 22 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.68% 1.35% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
EIGRP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
470 370 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.65% 12.07% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 183 138
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 25 41
Average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

EIGRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

EIGRP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

EIGRP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

EIGRP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

EIGRP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EIGRP across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

EIGRP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

EIGRP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

EIGRP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

EIGRP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
Merseyside - 12 £375 -
Manchester -11 6 £200 -
Cheshire -8 2 - -
EIGRP
England

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 36 (97.30%) BGP
2 32 (86.49%) OSPF
2 32 (86.49%) Wireless
3 29 (78.38%) Cisco
4 24 (64.86%) WAN
5 17 (45.95%) Firewall
6 15 (40.54%) LAN
6 15 (40.54%) Aruba
7 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
7 14 (37.84%) SAN
8 13 (35.14%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (32.43%) VMware
9 12 (32.43%) Windows
9 12 (32.43%) DHCP
9 12 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (29.73%) DNS
10 11 (29.73%) MPLS
11 10 (27.03%) SolarWinds
12 9 (24.32%) Business Continuity
13 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
13 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
13 8 (21.62%) Clustering
13 8 (21.62%) Migration
13 8 (21.62%) Replication
13 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
13 8 (21.62%) EMC
13 8 (21.62%) Terminal Services
13 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
13 8 (21.62%) DMZ

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (21.62%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 36 (97.30%) BGP
2 32 (86.49%) Wireless
2 32 (86.49%) OSPF
3 24 (64.86%) WAN
4 17 (45.95%) Firewall
5 15 (40.54%) LAN
6 14 (37.84%) SAN
7 13 (35.14%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (32.43%) DHCP
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (29.73%) DNS
9 11 (29.73%) MPLS
10 8 (21.62%) DMZ
10 8 (21.62%) Internet
10 8 (21.62%) VoIP
10 8 (21.62%) NAS
10 8 (21.62%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (21.62%) VPLS
10 8 (21.62%) iSCSI
11 6 (16.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Network Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Architect
4 7 (18.92%) Technical Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.62%) EMC VNX
2 8 (21.62%) Replication
2 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) Celerra
3 2 (5.41%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Life Science
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Solaris
2 8 (21.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (24.32%) Business Continuity
3 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
3 8 (21.62%) Migration
3 8 (21.62%) Change Control
4 6 (16.22%) Network Management
5 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Network Design
7 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
7 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CCNP
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) CCIE
3 2 (5.41%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.62%) Terminal Services
1 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
1 8 (21.62%) XenApp
1 8 (21.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.41%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) Aruba
3 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 10 (27.03%) SolarWinds
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.62%) EMC
5 8 (21.62%) Nortel
5 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 8 (21.62%) Oracle
5 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.81%) Avaya
7 2 (5.41%) BT
8 1 (2.70%) SAP