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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 464 510 479
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -31
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 148 84 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 1.18% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 44 41
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£350 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £265
% change year-on-year
+14.17% +19.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £31.25

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
8264 7121 7118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.80% 13.24% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4500 3797 3537
Average daily rate £350 £352 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 383 556
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EIGRP within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

EIGRP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 May 2015. 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 +42 140 £350 -1.40% 33
London +3 57 £350 -4.10% 11
North West -1 23 £475 +90.00% 3
South East -4 23 £381 +27.08% 12
Yorkshire - 17 £350 - 2
Manchester -2 15 £338 -
Leeds - 12 £373 - 1
West Yorkshire - 12 £373 - 1
City of London +14 11 £338 +3.84% 2
Berkshire +1 9 £500 +127.27% 2
Hampshire -7 7 £349 +32.95% 3
Merseyside - 7 - - 1
East of England +10 6 £326 -18.43% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £335 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £383 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £315 - 1
South West +9 4 £438 +4.47% 2
Hook -5 4 £349 +12.49%
East Midlands -9 4 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
Sheffield - 4 £275 -
Essex +6 3 £438 +9.37%
Bristol +1 3 £438 +2.94% 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Northampton - 3 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £425 -
Milton Keynes +8 2 - -
Wirral - 2 - -
Wiltshire +13 1 - - 1

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 271 (88.85%) Cisco
2 269 (88.20%) BGP
3 217 (71.15%) OSPF
4 202 (66.23%) Cisco Certification
5 194 (63.61%) Firewall
6 170 (55.74%) WAN
7 164 (53.77%) CCNP
8 158 (51.80%) LAN
9 138 (45.25%) MPLS
10 135 (44.26%) Cisco ASA
11 108 (35.41%) CCNA
12 106 (34.75%) VPN
13 95 (31.15%) Wireless
14 89 (29.18%) Finance
14 89 (29.18%) F5
15 88 (28.85%) TCP/IP
16 87 (28.52%) CheckPoint
16 87 (28.52%) Cisco Nexus
17 83 (27.21%) Juniper
18 72 (23.61%) Multicast
19 71 (23.28%) CCIE
20 70 (22.95%) Load Balancing
21 68 (22.30%) DNS
22 66 (21.64%) Network Security
23 62 (20.33%) VMware
24 60 (19.67%) Windows
24 60 (19.67%) HSRP
25 57 (18.69%) VLAN
26 54 (17.70%) IPsec
27 53 (17.38%) SolarWinds

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 15 (4.92%) Apache
2 14 (4.59%) IIS
2 14 (4.59%) Confluence
2 14 (4.59%) MediaWiki
3 11 (3.61%) nginx
4 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.31%) Lync
6 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 269 (88.20%) BGP
2 217 (71.15%) OSPF
3 194 (63.61%) Firewall
4 170 (55.74%) WAN
5 158 (51.80%) LAN
6 138 (45.25%) MPLS
7 135 (44.26%) Cisco ASA
8 106 (34.75%) VPN
9 95 (31.15%) Wireless
10 88 (28.85%) TCP/IP
11 87 (28.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 72 (23.61%) Multicast
13 68 (22.30%) DNS
14 66 (21.64%) Network Security
15 60 (19.67%) HSRP
16 57 (18.69%) VLAN
17 54 (17.70%) IPsec
18 45 (14.75%) Ethernet
19 41 (13.44%) WLAN
19 41 (13.44%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (3.61%) MySQL
4 8 (2.62%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.62%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (4.59%) Subversion
1 14 (4.59%) JIRA
1 14 (4.59%) Git (software)
1 14 (4.59%) Hudson
1 14 (4.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 89 (29.18%) Finance
2 52 (17.05%) Telecoms
3 45 (14.75%) Banking
4 25 (8.20%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.59%) Multimedia
6 11 (3.61%) Financial Institution
7 10 (3.28%) Retail
8 8 (2.62%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.31%) Electronics
9 4 (1.31%) Marketing
10 3 (0.98%) Local Government
11 2 (0.66%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Games
12 1 (0.33%) Military
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 186 (60.98%) Network Engineer
2 34 (11.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (9.51%) Architect
4 23 (7.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 18 (5.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (5.57%) Security Engineer
7 16 (5.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (5.25%) Network Consultant
7 16 (5.25%) Consultant
8 15 (4.92%) Support Engineer
9 14 (4.59%) Design Engineer
9 14 (4.59%) Network Architect
9 14 (4.59%) Network Design Engineer
10 12 (3.93%) Operations Engineer
11 10 (3.28%) NOC Engineer
12 9 (2.95%) Network Support
12 9 (2.95%) Designer
12 9 (2.95%) Network Designer
12 9 (2.95%) Technical Architect
12 9 (2.95%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.97%) LAMP
2 2 (0.66%) CSS
2 2 (0.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) OCX
3 1 (0.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.52%) PKI
2 14 (4.59%) Wiki
2 14 (4.59%) Clustering
2 14 (4.59%) IVR
3 8 (2.62%) Replication
3 8 (2.62%) Celerra
4 5 (1.64%) Cryptography
4 5 (1.64%) NHS
5 4 (1.31%) DTV
5 4 (1.31%) Hedge funds
6 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.98%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.33%) Life Science
8 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.33%) FMCG
8 1 (0.33%) BBC
8 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.67%) Windows
2 37 (12.13%) Linux
3 23 (7.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (4.92%) UNIX
5 14 (4.59%) CentOS
6 11 (3.61%) Debian
6 11 (3.61%) Ubuntu
7 10 (3.28%) Solaris
8 7 (2.30%) Windows 2000
8 7 (2.30%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.95%) Load Balancing
2 44 (14.43%) Network Management
3 36 (11.80%) Migration
4 33 (10.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (9.84%) ITIL
5 30 (9.84%) Network Design
5 30 (9.84%) Low Latency
6 24 (7.87%) Capacity Planning
6 24 (7.87%) Incident Management
7 19 (6.23%) E-Commerce
8 17 (5.57%) Network Monitoring
9 16 (5.25%) Service Delivery
10 15 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (4.59%) CRM
11 14 (4.59%) DevOps
11 14 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.26%) Build Automation
12 13 (4.26%) Validation
13 12 (3.93%) Mentoring
14 11 (3.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.52%) Perl
2 13 (4.26%) Lisp
3 12 (3.93%) Python
3 12 (3.93%) Bash Shell
4 11 (3.61%) Ruby
5 10 (3.28%) SQL
6 9 (2.95%) PHP
6 9 (2.95%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 202 (66.23%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (53.77%) CCNP
3 108 (35.41%) CCNA
4 71 (23.28%) CCIE
5 36 (11.80%) Security Cleared
6 27 (8.85%) SC Cleared
7 26 (8.52%) CCDP
8 16 (5.25%) DV Cleared
9 15 (4.92%) CCIP
10 13 (4.26%) CCSA
10 13 (4.26%) Degree
10 13 (4.26%) CCSE
11 9 (2.95%) BC Cleared
12 6 (1.97%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.31%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.31%) CISSP
14 3 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.66%) HP ASE
15 2 (0.66%) HP MASE
15 2 (0.66%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.26%) SLA
2 6 (1.97%) QA
3 4 (1.31%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.57%) Hyper-V
3 16 (5.25%) Active Directory
4 14 (4.59%) Postfix
4 14 (4.59%) Samba
4 14 (4.59%) XenServer
4 14 (4.59%) iptables
5 12 (3.93%) VMware ESX
6 10 (3.28%) Terminal Services
7 9 (2.95%) XenApp
8 8 (2.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 7 (2.30%) vSphere
10 4 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.33%) NFS
11 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (5.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (4.59%) ZABBIX
2 14 (4.59%) CiscoWorks
2 14 (4.59%) Puppet
3 11 (3.61%) OPNET
4 10 (3.28%) OpenView
5 9 (2.95%) Cisco IPCC
5 9 (2.95%) AirWatch
6 8 (2.62%) Salt
6 8 (2.62%) FortiGate
6 8 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.30%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.31%) SCOM
9 3 (0.98%) OpenNMS
9 3 (0.98%) RANCID
10 2 (0.66%) NetCrunch
10 2 (0.66%) Cacti
Vendors
1 271 (88.85%) Cisco
2 89 (29.18%) F5
3 87 (28.52%) CheckPoint
4 83 (27.21%) Juniper
5 62 (20.33%) VMware
6 53 (17.38%) SolarWinds
7 50 (16.39%) HP
8 40 (13.11%) Citrix
9 34 (11.15%) Blue Coat
10 31 (10.16%) Aruba
11 26 (8.52%) Microsoft
12 25 (8.20%) Fortinet
13 17 (5.57%) Red Hat
14 15 (4.92%) Riverbed
14 15 (4.92%) Infoblox
15 13 (4.26%) Nokia
16 12 (3.93%) Nortel
16 12 (3.93%) BMC
16 12 (3.93%) TippingPoint
17 10 (3.28%) Splunk
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