The table below looks at the statistics for EIGRP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EIGRP over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 536 461 506
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +45
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 114 187 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 2.35% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 114 72
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.62% -31.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £27.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-48.62% -31.87%

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
8740 7972 7525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.19% 14.00% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 4547 3993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 483 433
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

EIGRP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing EIGRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -93 95 £400 +6.66% 30
London -54 43 £475 +12.75% 18
South West +5 15 £325 +17.64% 1
South East -10 13 £428 +6.93% 6
Scotland - 12 £344 - 2
Berkshire +2 11 £428 +3.69% 1
Edinburgh - 10 £350 - 1
East of England +25 9 £450 -25.00% 1
Reading +14 9 £428 -13.58% 1
Swindon +7 9 £361 -
Wiltshire +1 9 £361 -
City of London +28 6 £450 +5.88% 8
Hertfordshire +20 6 £450 -25.00%
Cheltenham +6 5 £313 +13.12%
Gloucestershire +2 5 £313 +13.12% 1
West Midlands -33 5 £285 -9.52% 3
Manchester -4 4 - -
North West -14 4 - -
Wales +18 3 £313 -32.06% 1
Yorkshire -8 3 £400 +6.66% 1
Belfast - 3 £315 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £315 -
County Antrim - 3 £315 -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City +10 2 £525 -12.50%
West Yorkshire 0 2 £400 +6.66% 1
Leeds -5 2 £400 +6.66% 1
Birmingham -19 2 £290 -7.93%
South Wales - 2 £313 - 1
Slough - 2 - -

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EIGRP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EIGRP.

1 227 (93.42%) Cisco
2 215 (88.48%) BGP
3 186 (76.54%) Cisco Certification
4 177 (72.84%) OSPF
5 151 (62.14%) CCNP
6 150 (61.73%) WAN
7 148 (60.91%) Firewall
8 121 (49.79%) MPLS
9 109 (44.86%) LAN
10 106 (43.62%) VPN
11 99 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
12 90 (37.04%) Juniper
13 87 (35.80%) Wireless
14 86 (35.39%) CheckPoint
15 78 (32.10%) TCP/IP
16 71 (29.22%) Data Centre
17 69 (28.40%) Cisco Nexus
18 67 (27.57%) CCNA
19 62 (25.51%) VoIP
19 62 (25.51%) IPsec
20 61 (25.10%) HSRP
21 56 (23.05%) Network Security
22 54 (22.22%) F5
23 50 (20.58%) CCIE
24 49 (20.16%) DHCP
24 49 (20.16%) VLAN
25 48 (19.75%) DNS
26 47 (19.34%) Cisco IOS
27 45 (18.52%) Security Cleared
28 43 (17.70%) SC Cleared

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.06%) Apache
2 4 (1.65%) Confluence
2 4 (1.65%) JBoss
2 4 (1.65%) MediaWiki
2 4 (1.65%) nginx
3 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (9.47%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 215 (88.48%) BGP
2 177 (72.84%) OSPF
3 150 (61.73%) WAN
4 148 (60.91%) Firewall
5 121 (49.79%) MPLS
6 109 (44.86%) LAN
7 106 (43.62%) VPN
8 99 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
9 87 (35.80%) Wireless
10 78 (32.10%) TCP/IP
11 69 (28.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 62 (25.51%) IPsec
12 62 (25.51%) VoIP
13 61 (25.10%) HSRP
14 56 (23.05%) Network Security
15 49 (20.16%) DHCP
15 49 (20.16%) VLAN
16 48 (19.75%) DNS
17 47 (19.34%) Cisco IOS
18 33 (13.58%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.47%) MySQL
2 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.82%) Informix
3 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.41%) Redis
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.06%) Hudson
2 5 (2.06%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.06%) JIRA
2 5 (2.06%) Subversion
3 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (14.40%) Finance
2 17 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.70%) Banking
3 9 (3.70%) Retail
4 7 (2.88%) Legal
5 5 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.65%) Law
6 4 (1.65%) Publishing
7 3 (1.23%) Games
7 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.82%) Billing
8 2 (0.82%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.82%) French Language
8 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 159 (65.43%) Network Engineer
2 54 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 51 (20.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 34 (13.99%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (8.23%) Designer
6 19 (7.82%) Network Designer
7 18 (7.41%) IP Designer
8 17 (7.00%) Consultant
8 17 (7.00%) Firewall Engineer
9 15 (6.17%) Network Consultant
9 15 (6.17%) Network Security Engineer
9 15 (6.17%) Security Engineer
10 14 (5.76%) Architect
10 14 (5.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 11 (4.53%) Network Architect
12 9 (3.70%) Cisco Consultant
12 9 (3.70%) Voice Engineer
13 8 (3.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 8 (3.29%) Data Engineer
13 8 (3.29%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.41%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.65%) CSS
2 4 (1.65%) OCX
3 3 (1.23%) LAMP
3 3 (1.23%) XMPP
4 2 (0.82%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.41%) Middleware
5 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (29.22%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (2.88%) Clustering
4 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.06%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.65%) PKI
6 4 (1.65%) Wiki
7 3 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.82%) DataPower
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) IVR
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.41%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.41%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.17%) Windows
2 27 (11.11%) Linux
3 19 (7.82%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.88%) CentOS
5 6 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.47%) Unix
5 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.65%) Debian
6 4 (1.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.82%) Solaris
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) CatOS
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.40%) ITIL
2 34 (13.99%) Load Balancing
3 24 (9.88%) High Availability
4 23 (9.47%) Network Design
5 20 (8.23%) Change Management
5 20 (8.23%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (7.41%) Change Control
7 16 (6.58%) Project Management
8 14 (5.76%) Migration
9 13 (5.35%) Escalation Management
9 13 (5.35%) Incident Management
9 13 (5.35%) Network Management
10 12 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (4.94%) Network Planning
11 11 (4.53%) Problem Management
12 10 (4.12%) Information Security
12 10 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.29%) ITIL V3
13 8 (3.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.53%) Shell Script
2 8 (3.29%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.06%) Perl
4 4 (1.65%) Python
4 4 (1.65%) SQL
5 3 (1.23%) Java
5 3 (1.23%) PHP
6 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.82%) Ruby
6 2 (0.82%) Tcl
7 1 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) Korn
7 1 (0.41%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 186 (76.54%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (62.14%) CCNP
3 67 (27.57%) CCNA
4 50 (20.58%) CCIE
5 45 (18.52%) Security Cleared
6 43 (17.70%) SC Cleared
7 21 (8.64%) JNCIP
8 20 (8.23%) Degree
9 19 (7.82%) DV Cleared
10 10 (4.12%) JNCIA
11 9 (3.70%) CCDP
12 6 (2.47%) CCSE
13 5 (2.06%) CCNP Voice
14 4 (1.65%) CCSA
14 4 (1.65%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.65%) JNCIS
14 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
15 3 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.23%) SLA
4 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.82%) GLP
4 2 (0.82%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.29%) ProxySG
3 7 (2.88%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.47%) iptables
5 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.65%) Postfix
5 4 (1.65%) Samba
5 4 (1.65%) vSphere
5 4 (1.65%) XenServer
6 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.23%) vCloud
6 3 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.41%) Snort
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (8.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (4.12%) Cacti
2 10 (4.12%) Nagios
3 8 (3.29%) SmokePing
4 4 (1.65%) Puppet
4 4 (1.65%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.23%) OPNET
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco CME
6 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.82%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.82%) OpenView
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.41%) Graphite
7 1 (0.41%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.41%) Opsview
7 1 (0.41%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.41%) vMotion
7 1 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 227 (93.42%) Cisco
2 90 (37.04%) Juniper
3 86 (35.39%) CheckPoint
4 54 (22.22%) F5
5 34 (13.99%) Fortinet
6 29 (11.93%) VMware
7 25 (10.29%) Palo Alto
8 21 (8.64%) Riverbed
9 18 (7.41%) Microsoft
10 17 (7.00%) Aruba
10 17 (7.00%) Intel Security
11 16 (6.58%) Citrix
11 16 (6.58%) SolarWinds
12 14 (5.76%) Nokia
13 13 (5.35%) HP
14 12 (4.94%) Blue Coat
14 12 (4.94%) Red Hat
15 8 (3.29%) Motorola
16 6 (2.47%) Brocade
16 6 (2.47%) TippingPoint
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