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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 125 134 125
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 19 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.071% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.70% 0.45% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Average daily rate
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£360 £503 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +77.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £465 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £541 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.21% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £39.00
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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
404 448 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.50% 15.82% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 210 242
Average daily rate £350 £319 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 51
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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
Manchester - 16 £360 -
Cheshire +11 3 - - 2
EIGRP
England

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 21 (77.78%) WAN
2 21 (77.78%) MPLS
3 20 (74.07%) OSPF
4 19 (70.37%) BGP
5 18 (66.67%) LAN
6 16 (59.26%) Wireless
7 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (51.85%) Nortel
9 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (48.15%) Firewall
9 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
10 10 (37.04%) VPLS
11 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds
11 9 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (33.33%) Internet
11 9 (33.33%) CCNP
12 8 (29.63%) CCNA
12 8 (29.63%) DMZ
12 8 (29.63%) Cisco Prime
13 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (25.93%) Migration
14 6 (22.22%) IGRP
15 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
15 5 (18.52%) VoIP
15 5 (18.52%) WLAN
15 5 (18.52%) VPN
16 4 (14.81%) Oracle
16 4 (14.81%) RIP
16 4 (14.81%) UNIX

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) WAN
1 21 (77.78%) MPLS
2 20 (74.07%) OSPF
3 19 (70.37%) BGP
4 18 (66.67%) LAN
5 16 (59.26%) Wireless
6 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (48.15%) Firewall
8 10 (37.04%) VPLS
9 9 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (33.33%) Internet
10 8 (29.63%) DMZ
11 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (22.22%) IGRP
13 5 (18.52%) VoIP
13 5 (18.52%) WLAN
13 5 (18.52%) VPN
14 4 (14.81%) RIP
14 4 (14.81%) SAN
14 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.81%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Technical Project Leader
1 9 (33.33%) Project Leader
2 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Network Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (3.70%) IVR
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Network Design
2 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) Project Governance
4 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCNP
3 8 (29.63%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) JNCIS
4 2 (7.41%) JNCIP
4 2 (7.41%) JNCIE
5 1 (3.70%) HP ASE
5 1 (3.70%) HP MASE
5 1 (3.70%) CCSE
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CCDP
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Nortel
3 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
4 9 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Avaya
5 4 (14.81%) Juniper
6 3 (11.11%) BT
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) Meraki
8 1 (3.70%) AirMagnet
8 1 (3.70%) Aruba
8 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.70%) Brocade
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.70%) VMware
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix