The first table below looks at the demand for EIGRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EIGRP over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Scotland 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 124 115 103
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 2.95% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £438 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £265 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.64% -18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
331 305 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.37% 12.63% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 146 159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.22% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.84 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
EIGRP
UK

EIGRP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

EIGRP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

EIGRP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

EIGRP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

EIGRP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

EIGRP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (88.89%) IP Telephony
2 8 (88.89%) MGCP
2 8 (88.89%) H.323
2 8 (88.89%) Wireless
2 8 (88.89%) CCIE
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) HSRP
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) SAP CCM
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) VRRP
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (88.89%) IP Telephony
2 8 (88.89%) MGCP
2 8 (88.89%) H.323
2 8 (88.89%) Wireless
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) HSRP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) VRRP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Change Control
1 1 (11.11%) Network Design
1 1 (11.11%) Time Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCIE
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix