The table below looks at the statistics for EIGRP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EIGRP over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 485 434 457
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +23
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 110 144 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 1.99% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 89 78
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+135.29% -38.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8141 7236 8937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.44% 13.57% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4382 3894 4029
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 417 704
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

EIGRP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

EIGRP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EIGRP
Daily Rate Trend

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

EIGRP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EIGRP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EIGRP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

EIGRP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EIGRP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

EIGRP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EIGRP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
England -51 104 £365 +12.30% 37
London +12 56 £400 +14.28% 24
City of London +44 24 £325 -16.12% 15
South West -22 14 £369 +34.09% 1
South East -15 11 £375 +7.14% 4
West Yorkshire +12 7 £325 - 4
Yorkshire +5 7 £325 - 5
North West -10 7 - -
Leeds +12 6 £325 - 4
Bristol -15 6 £419 +59.52%
Hampshire -8 5 £195 -44.28% 1
East of England -32 5 £323 +11.20% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £263 -
Wiltshire -8 3 £350 +20.68%
Cheltenham - 3 £263 -
Surrey +3 2 - - 3
Berkshire +2 2 £425 +17.24%
Southampton -8 2 £195 -44.28%
Hertfordshire -16 2 £335 -
Bracknell +4 1 - -
Wales -13 1 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £220 - 1
Watford - 1 £335 -
Luton - 1 £220 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Weymouth - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Swindon - - - -

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 174 (88.78%) Cisco
2 141 (71.94%) BGP
3 137 (69.90%) Cisco Certification
4 127 (64.80%) CCNP
5 119 (60.71%) WAN
6 113 (57.65%) Firewall
7 109 (55.61%) LAN
8 101 (51.53%) OSPF
9 74 (37.76%) VPN
10 62 (31.63%) MPLS
11 56 (28.57%) Juniper
12 54 (27.55%) CheckPoint
13 52 (26.53%) Cisco ASA
14 50 (25.51%) F5
14 50 (25.51%) IPsec
15 48 (24.49%) Finance
15 48 (24.49%) CCNA
16 46 (23.47%) VoIP
17 44 (22.45%) VLAN
18 41 (20.92%) Wireless
19 39 (19.90%) Multicast
20 38 (19.39%) Network Security
21 36 (18.37%) Banking
22 35 (17.86%) RIP
22 35 (17.86%) TCP/IP
23 31 (15.82%) Network Design
24 30 (15.31%) Cisco Nexus
25 29 (14.80%) ITIL
26 28 (14.29%) Windows
27 25 (12.76%) Citrix

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (7.14%) nginx
1 14 (7.14%) Confluence
1 14 (7.14%) MediaWiki
1 14 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (71.94%) BGP
2 119 (60.71%) WAN
3 113 (57.65%) Firewall
4 109 (55.61%) LAN
5 101 (51.53%) OSPF
6 74 (37.76%) VPN
7 62 (31.63%) MPLS
8 52 (26.53%) Cisco ASA
9 50 (25.51%) IPsec
10 46 (23.47%) VoIP
11 44 (22.45%) VLAN
12 41 (20.92%) Wireless
13 39 (19.90%) Multicast
14 38 (19.39%) Network Security
15 35 (17.86%) RIP
15 35 (17.86%) TCP/IP
16 30 (15.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (12.76%) HSRP
18 24 (12.24%) Cisco IOS
18 24 (12.24%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 14 (7.14%) MySQL
1 14 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 14 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 14 (7.14%) Hudson
1 14 (7.14%) JIRA
1 14 (7.14%) Subversion
2 5 (2.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.51%) Ant
General
1 48 (24.49%) Finance
2 36 (18.37%) Banking
3 15 (7.65%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 12 (6.12%) Retail
6 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.02%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.02%) Front Office
6 2 (1.02%) Publishing
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (44.39%) Network Engineer
2 41 (20.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (9.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (8.16%) Telephony Engineer
5 14 (7.14%) Architect
5 14 (7.14%) Network Support
6 11 (5.61%) Consultant
7 10 (5.10%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.10%) Administrator
8 9 (4.59%) Cisco Support
8 9 (4.59%) Network Architect
8 9 (4.59%) Network Consultant
9 8 (4.08%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (4.08%) Analyst
10 7 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.57%) Network Specialist
10 7 (3.57%) Network Team Leader
10 7 (3.57%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.57%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (0.51%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.14%) Wiki
2 4 (2.04%) Clustering
2 4 (2.04%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.02%) NHS
3 2 (1.02%) Derivative
3 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.02%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.02%) Open Source
4 1 (0.51%) FMCG
4 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.51%) Replication
4 1 (0.51%) SecurID
4 1 (0.51%) e-Health
4 1 (0.51%) Online Games
4 1 (0.51%) PKI
4 1 (0.51%) Firmware
4 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.29%) Windows
2 19 (9.69%) Linux
3 15 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (7.14%) Debian
5 13 (6.63%) Ubuntu
6 8 (4.08%) CentOS
7 7 (3.57%) UNIX
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) VMS
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.51%) Solaris
8 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.82%) Network Design
2 29 (14.80%) ITIL
3 22 (11.22%) Load Balancing
4 21 (10.71%) Network Management
5 18 (9.18%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (8.67%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (7.65%) Data Modelling
8 14 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (7.14%) DevOps
8 14 (7.14%) Migration
9 12 (6.12%) Low Latency
10 11 (5.61%) Network Architecture
11 10 (5.10%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (4.08%) Project Management
13 7 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.57%) Incident Management
14 6 (3.06%) Identity Management
14 6 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (3.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.65%) SQL
2 14 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 14 (7.14%) Java
2 14 (7.14%) Perl
2 14 (7.14%) PHP
2 14 (7.14%) Ruby
3 6 (3.06%) Lisp
4 2 (1.02%) C
5 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 137 (69.90%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (64.80%) CCNP
3 48 (24.49%) CCNA
4 20 (10.20%) CCIE
5 18 (9.18%) Security Cleared
6 17 (8.67%) CCVP
7 15 (7.65%) SC Cleared
8 12 (6.12%) CCDP
9 6 (3.06%) CCIP
9 6 (3.06%) JNCIP
9 6 (3.06%) ACSP
9 6 (3.06%) HP ASE
10 5 (2.55%) Degree
11 4 (2.04%) CCSP
11 4 (2.04%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.04%) JNCIS
11 4 (2.04%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.53%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.08%) SLA
1 8 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.14%) Postfix
2 14 (7.14%) XenServer
2 14 (7.14%) Samba
3 6 (3.06%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.02%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (12.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (8.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 17 (8.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 14 (7.14%) ZABBIX
3 14 (7.14%) Puppet
4 10 (5.10%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (3.06%) OPNET
6 4 (2.04%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (1.53%) Salt
7 3 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.02%) OpenView
8 2 (1.02%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 174 (88.78%) Cisco
2 56 (28.57%) Juniper
3 54 (27.55%) CheckPoint
4 50 (25.51%) F5
5 25 (12.76%) Citrix
5 25 (12.76%) VMware
6 23 (11.73%) HP
7 14 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 14 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 12 (6.12%) Aruba
8 12 (6.12%) SolarWinds
9 11 (5.61%) Riverbed
10 10 (5.10%) Microsoft
11 9 (4.59%) Motorola
12 7 (3.57%) Meraki
13 6 (3.06%) BMC
13 6 (3.06%) AirMagnet
13 6 (3.06%) TippingPoint
14 4 (2.04%) BT
15 3 (1.53%) Mitel
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