The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 224 197 232
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +35
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 22 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 2.03% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 8
Average daily rate £315 £265 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £352 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £265 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1717 1624 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.69% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 655 711
Average daily rate £338 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 154 177
Average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
EIGRP
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EIGRP across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

EIGRP Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -13 6 £250 -23.07% 1
Hampshire -20 4 £300 +13.20%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
EIGRP
England

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (79.41%) CCNP
4 26 (76.47%) WAN
4 26 (76.47%) BGP
5 24 (70.59%) VPN
6 23 (67.65%) LAN
7 21 (61.76%) OSPF
8 19 (55.88%) IPsec
9 17 (50.00%) MPLS
9 17 (50.00%) Firewall
10 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
11 13 (38.24%) CCNA
11 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
12 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
12 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
12 12 (35.29%) Ethernet
13 11 (32.35%) ATM
14 9 (26.47%) SDH
14 9 (26.47%) Frame Relay
14 9 (26.47%) Network Design
15 8 (23.53%) Migration
15 8 (23.53%) VoIP
15 8 (23.53%) Internet
15 8 (23.53%) xDSL
16 7 (20.59%) ITIL
16 7 (20.59%) ADSL
16 7 (20.59%) RIP
16 7 (20.59%) Telecoms

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) WAN
1 26 (76.47%) BGP
2 24 (70.59%) VPN
3 23 (67.65%) LAN
4 21 (61.76%) OSPF
5 19 (55.88%) IPsec
6 17 (50.00%) Firewall
6 17 (50.00%) MPLS
7 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
8 12 (35.29%) Ethernet
8 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (32.35%) ATM
10 9 (26.47%) SDH
10 9 (26.47%) Frame Relay
11 8 (23.53%) xDSL
11 8 (23.53%) VoIP
11 8 (23.53%) Internet
12 7 (20.59%) ADSL
12 7 (20.59%) RIP
13 6 (17.65%) SSL
General
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Network Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (8.82%) IP Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Voice Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Network Design
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Network Management
5 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Time Management
8 1 (2.94%) SABSA
8 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.94%) DoDAF
8 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 30 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (79.41%) CCNP
3 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
4 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.65%) BC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) CCIP
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
7 2 (5.88%) CCIE
7 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
3 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 6 (17.65%) Juniper
3 6 (17.65%) BT
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
4 4 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (11.76%) Nokia
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) F5
5 2 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy