The table below looks at the statistics for EIGRP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 132 112 132
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.13% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 1.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
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£300 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -38.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.65% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+20.16% +12.72%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
537 266 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.22% 11.58% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 146 190
Average daily rate £350 £285 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 63
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

EIGRP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

EIGRP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

EIGRP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

EIGRP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

EIGRP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EIGRP across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

EIGRP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

EIGRP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

EIGRP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

EIGRP
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
Gloucestershire - 8 £275 -
Wiltshire -4 3 £350 -
Dorset - - - -
EIGRP
England

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 23 (100.00%) BGP
2 22 (95.65%) LAN
3 21 (91.30%) WAN
4 20 (86.96%) Firewall
5 18 (78.26%) VPN
6 13 (56.52%) Cisco
6 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (52.17%) Linux
8 10 (43.48%) Apache
8 10 (43.48%) LDAP
8 10 (43.48%) Java
8 10 (43.48%) Perl
8 10 (43.48%) PHP
8 10 (43.48%) SQL
8 10 (43.48%) MySQL
8 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
8 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
8 10 (43.48%) IPv6
8 10 (43.48%) Windows
8 10 (43.48%) Citrix
8 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (43.48%) MPLS
8 10 (43.48%) OSPF
8 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (43.48%) LAMP
8 10 (43.48%) Samba
8 10 (43.48%) Debian
8 10 (43.48%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (43.48%) VMware
8 10 (43.48%) IPsec

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (43.48%) Apache
1 10 (43.48%) nginx
1 10 (43.48%) Confluence
1 10 (43.48%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) BGP
2 22 (95.65%) LAN
3 21 (91.30%) WAN
4 20 (86.96%) Firewall
5 18 (78.26%) VPN
6 10 (43.48%) LDAP
6 10 (43.48%) IPv6
6 10 (43.48%) MPLS
6 10 (43.48%) OSPF
6 10 (43.48%) IPsec
6 10 (43.48%) Network Security
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (30.43%) VLAN
8 7 (30.43%) SSL
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (26.09%) BIG-IP
10 3 (13.04%) FWSM
10 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) MySQL
1 10 (43.48%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Subversion
1 10 (43.48%) JIRA
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (43.48%) Hudson
1 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Network Team Leader
1 6 (26.09%) Team Leader
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Supervisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Wiki
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (43.48%) Debian
3 9 (39.13%) Ubuntu
4 7 (30.43%) CentOS
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
1 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (43.48%) Capacity Planning
1 10 (43.48%) DevOps
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Service Management
5 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
6 3 (13.04%) Build Automation
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
1 10 (43.48%) Perl
1 10 (43.48%) PHP
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
1 10 (43.48%) Ruby
1 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) CCNP
3 8 (34.78%) CCNA
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Samba
1 10 (43.48%) Postfix
1 10 (43.48%) XenServer
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) ZABBIX
1 10 (43.48%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Salt
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 10 (43.48%) Citrix
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Juniper
4 6 (26.09%) F5
4 6 (26.09%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Nokia
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) NetQoS