The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 137 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% - 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £419 - £155
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £265 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
483 321 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.58% 13.80% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 187 291
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £15.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
EIGRP
England

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 18 April 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 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 3 £425 -
Wiltshire - 3 £265 - 2
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
EIGRP
England

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (81.82%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 5 (45.45%) CCNP
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) IPsec
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) Network Security
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) ZABBIX
6 4 (36.36%) Postfix
6 4 (36.36%) XenServer
6 4 (36.36%) nginx
6 4 (36.36%) Subversion
6 4 (36.36%) Ruby
6 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) Wiki
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (36.36%) LAMP
6 4 (36.36%) Samba
6 4 (36.36%) Debian
6 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (36.36%) nginx
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) Confluence
1 4 (36.36%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) IPsec
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) IPv6
5 4 (36.36%) LDAP
6 3 (27.27%) SNMP
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) RIP
7 1 (9.09%) Broadband
7 1 (9.09%) MPLS
7 1 (9.09%) X.21
7 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Hudson
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (27.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Wiki
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
1 4 (36.36%) Debian
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Postfix
1 4 (36.36%) XenServer
1 4 (36.36%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) ZABBIX
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) HP