The table below looks at the statistics for EIGRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EIGRP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 228 221 220
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 30 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 1.67% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 6
Average daily rate £344 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £493 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.00%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1740 1973 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.41% 20.82% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 956 639
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 117 124
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

EIGRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

EIGRP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

EIGRP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

EIGRP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

EIGRP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

EIGRP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

EIGRP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +2 14 £350 -6.66% 2
Hampshire +8 7 £281 +51.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 6 £260 -33.33% 1
Surrey -5 3 £275 -32.92% 2
EIGRP
England

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 57 (98.28%) Cisco
2 49 (84.48%) BGP
3 45 (77.59%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (75.86%) WAN
4 44 (75.86%) LAN
4 44 (75.86%) Firewall
5 40 (68.97%) OSPF
6 37 (63.79%) CCNP
7 34 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (41.38%) TCP/IP
9 23 (39.66%) MPLS
10 21 (36.21%) CCNA
11 20 (34.48%) IPsec
12 19 (32.76%) Wireless
13 18 (31.03%) VPN
13 18 (31.03%) DNS
14 17 (29.31%) Network Security
15 16 (27.59%) Juniper
16 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
16 15 (25.86%) DHCP
16 15 (25.86%) F5
17 14 (24.14%) Palo Alto
18 13 (22.41%) 802.1X
18 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
18 13 (22.41%) SNMP
19 12 (20.69%) CCIE
19 12 (20.69%) ITIL
19 12 (20.69%) HP
19 12 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
20 11 (18.97%) DMVPN

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (84.48%) BGP
2 44 (75.86%) Firewall
2 44 (75.86%) LAN
2 44 (75.86%) WAN
3 40 (68.97%) OSPF
4 34 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (41.38%) TCP/IP
6 23 (39.66%) MPLS
7 20 (34.48%) IPsec
8 19 (32.76%) Wireless
9 18 (31.03%) DNS
9 18 (31.03%) VPN
10 17 (29.31%) Network Security
11 15 (25.86%) DHCP
12 13 (22.41%) SNMP
13 12 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (18.97%) DMVPN
14 11 (18.97%) SSL
15 10 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (17.24%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Network Engineer
2 21 (36.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (34.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco Support
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Network Support
6 4 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.62%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) e-Health
5 2 (3.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Migration
2 9 (15.52%) Network Design
3 5 (8.62%) High Availability
3 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.62%) Time Management
4 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.90%) Information Security
4 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.90%) Network Management
4 4 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (3.45%) Database Security
5 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.45%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.45%) SDLC
5 2 (3.45%) SIEM
5 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
2 1 (1.72%) Python
2 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (77.59%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (63.79%) CCNP
3 21 (36.21%) CCNA
4 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
5 12 (20.69%) CCIE
6 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
7 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
8 5 (8.62%) Degree
9 4 (6.90%) CCDE
9 4 (6.90%) CCSE
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (6.90%) JNCIA
10 3 (5.17%) JNCIP
11 2 (3.45%) CCENT
11 2 (3.45%) CCSA
11 2 (3.45%) CISSP
11 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.72%) CCIP
12 1 (1.72%) CCSP
12 1 (1.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.45%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (5.17%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (5.17%) OpenView
3 2 (3.45%) Cacti
3 2 (3.45%) Nessus
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 57 (98.28%) Cisco
2 16 (27.59%) Juniper
3 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
3 15 (25.86%) F5
4 14 (24.14%) Palo Alto
5 12 (20.69%) HP
6 9 (15.52%) SolarWinds
7 7 (12.07%) Aruba
7 7 (12.07%) Brocade
8 5 (8.62%) Avaya
8 5 (8.62%) Intel Security
8 5 (8.62%) NetScout
9 4 (6.90%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.90%) Fortinet
9 4 (6.90%) Qualys
10 3 (5.17%) NetQoS
11 2 (3.45%) Crossbeam
11 2 (3.45%) ProCurve
11 2 (3.45%) Remedy
11 2 (3.45%) VMware
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