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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 157 136 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -19
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 6 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.22% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.51% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£377 - £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-65.00% +135.29%
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
541 464 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.31% 14.85% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 242 183
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 43
Average hourly rate £17.33 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.79 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 September 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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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
Merseyside - 3 - -
Manchester -16 1 £377 - 3
EIGRP
England

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (93.33%) BGP
2 25 (83.33%) OSPF
2 25 (83.33%) Wireless
3 22 (73.33%) Cisco
4 17 (56.67%) Aruba
5 15 (50.00%) WAN
6 14 (46.67%) LAN
7 13 (43.33%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (33.33%) DNS
8 10 (33.33%) DHCP
9 9 (30.00%) Firewall
10 7 (23.33%) CCNP
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (20.00%) VoIP
11 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
13 4 (13.33%) Network Management
13 4 (13.33%) VLAN
13 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
13 4 (13.33%) VPN
13 4 (13.33%) SAN
13 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (10.00%) MPLS
14 3 (10.00%) CCIE
14 3 (10.00%) Windows
14 3 (10.00%) Network Security
14 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (10.00%) 802.1X
14 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
14 3 (10.00%) HSRP

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) BGP
2 25 (83.33%) OSPF
2 25 (83.33%) Wireless
3 15 (50.00%) WAN
4 14 (46.67%) LAN
5 13 (43.33%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (33.33%) DHCP
6 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 9 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (20.00%) VoIP
9 4 (13.33%) SAN
9 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.33%) VPN
9 4 (13.33%) VLAN
10 3 (10.00%) Network Security
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (10.00%) IPsec
10 3 (10.00%) HSRP
10 3 (10.00%) GLBP
10 3 (10.00%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Network Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (13.33%) Network Management
3 3 (10.00%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CCNP
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) CCIE
3 2 (6.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) Aruba
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) BT
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint