The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 North West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 128 118 140
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.37% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 2.58% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+135.29% -38.18%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
386 387 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.75% 14.14% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 179 186
Average daily rate £300 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 54
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
EIGRP
England

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
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 1 August 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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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
Cheshire - - - -
EIGRP
England

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) CCNP
2 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) OSPF
3 8 (57.14%) BGP
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) RIP
5 5 (35.71%) MPLS
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Network Design
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (28.57%) Juniper
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) CCDP
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) F5
7 3 (21.43%) Multicast
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) HTTP
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) CCIP
7 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (21.43%) JNCIP
7 3 (21.43%) JNCIE
7 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
7 3 (21.43%) NetScaler

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) LAN
1 10 (71.43%) OSPF
2 8 (57.14%) BGP
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) RIP
4 5 (35.71%) MPLS
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) Multicast
6 3 (21.43%) HTTP
6 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (14.29%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
8 1 (7.14%) PSTN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IP Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCDP
4 3 (21.43%) CCIP
4 3 (21.43%) JNCIP
4 3 (21.43%) JNCIE
5 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) CCIE
6 1 (7.14%) ISEB
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView
1 1 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
2 4 (28.57%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds