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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 448 507 486
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -21
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 150 86 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 1.20% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 53 35
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£350 £365 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £305
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +35.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
8032 7164 6888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.22% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4510 3914 3417
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 393 544
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -16.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 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
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 28 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 +39 141 £350 -4.10% 34
London +25 62 £350 - 12
North West +8 25 £288 +15.00% 2
South East -2 23 £400 +31.14% 11
City of London +11 14 £338 +3.84% 8
Merseyside - 14 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 11 £350 - 1
Hampshire +7 10 £400 +33.33% 2
Manchester +4 9 £200 - 1
Leeds - 8 £363 - 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £363 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £350 - 5
East of England +14 7 £326 -18.43% 1
Birmingham - 7 £333 - 4
Berkshire +14 6 £456 - 3
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £335 - 1
Liverpool - 5 £375 - 1
East Midlands -1 4 £425 -
Hook -4 3 £350 +12.90%
Northampton - 3 £425 -
Ipswich - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £425 -
Reading +5 2 - - 3
Milton Keynes +4 2 - -
Essex +1 2 £438 +9.37%
Cheshire -8 2 - -
Wirral - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
Sheffield - 2 £275 -

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 284 (89.31%) BGP
2 282 (88.68%) Cisco
3 225 (70.75%) OSPF
4 208 (65.41%) Cisco Certification
5 196 (61.64%) Firewall
6 172 (54.09%) WAN
7 163 (51.26%) LAN
7 163 (51.26%) CCNP
8 146 (45.91%) MPLS
9 138 (43.40%) Cisco ASA
10 106 (33.33%) Wireless
10 106 (33.33%) Finance
11 101 (31.76%) CCNA
11 101 (31.76%) VPN
12 94 (29.56%) TCP/IP
13 91 (28.62%) F5
14 89 (27.99%) Juniper
15 88 (27.67%) Cisco Nexus
16 85 (26.73%) Data Centre
17 84 (26.42%) CheckPoint
18 82 (25.79%) DNS
19 75 (23.58%) Multicast
20 73 (22.96%) Network Security
20 73 (22.96%) CCIE
21 70 (22.01%) IPsec
22 67 (21.07%) HSRP
23 65 (20.44%) Load Balancing
24 63 (19.81%) Windows
25 60 (18.87%) VMware
26 59 (18.55%) VLAN

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (4.72%) Apache
2 14 (4.40%) IIS
2 14 (4.40%) Confluence
2 14 (4.40%) MediaWiki
3 11 (3.46%) nginx
4 5 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.26%) Lync
6 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.89%) SaaS
2 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 284 (89.31%) BGP
2 225 (70.75%) OSPF
3 196 (61.64%) Firewall
4 172 (54.09%) WAN
5 163 (51.26%) LAN
6 146 (45.91%) MPLS
7 138 (43.40%) Cisco ASA
8 106 (33.33%) Wireless
9 101 (31.76%) VPN
10 94 (29.56%) TCP/IP
11 88 (27.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 82 (25.79%) DNS
13 75 (23.58%) Multicast
14 73 (22.96%) Network Security
15 70 (22.01%) IPsec
16 67 (21.07%) HSRP
17 59 (18.55%) VLAN
18 53 (16.67%) Ethernet
19 48 (15.09%) DHCP
20 45 (14.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (3.46%) MySQL
4 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (4.40%) Subversion
1 14 (4.40%) Jenkins
1 14 (4.40%) Git (software)
1 14 (4.40%) Hudson
1 14 (4.40%) JIRA
2 6 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.31%) Ant
General
1 106 (33.33%) Finance
2 50 (15.72%) Telecoms
2 50 (15.72%) Banking
3 24 (7.55%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.97%) Multimedia
5 12 (3.77%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.52%) Retail
7 4 (1.26%) Electronics
7 4 (1.26%) Marketing
8 2 (0.63%) Local Government
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 197 (61.95%) Network Engineer
2 33 (10.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (7.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 25 (7.86%) Architect
4 24 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (5.97%) Consultant
6 18 (5.66%) Network Consultant
7 16 (5.03%) Security Engineer
8 15 (4.72%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (4.40%) Design Engineer
9 14 (4.40%) Network Design Engineer
10 13 (4.09%) Network Specialist
10 13 (4.09%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.77%) Network Architect
11 12 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
12 10 (3.14%) NOC Engineer
12 10 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.14%) Network Support
13 9 (2.83%) Designer
13 9 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.89%) LAMP
2 1 (0.31%) OCX
2 1 (0.31%) CSS
2 1 (0.31%) Web Services
2 1 (0.31%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (26.73%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.81%) PKI
3 14 (4.40%) Clustering
3 14 (4.40%) IVR
3 14 (4.40%) Wiki
4 8 (2.52%) Replication
4 8 (2.52%) Celerra
5 7 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.57%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.26%) DTV
8 4 (1.26%) NHS
8 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.26%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.63%) FMCG
10 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.31%) Life Science
10 1 (0.31%) DataPower
10 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.31%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 63 (19.81%) Windows
2 36 (11.32%) Linux
3 23 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (5.97%) UNIX
5 14 (4.40%) CentOS
6 11 (3.46%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.46%) Debian
7 9 (2.83%) Solaris
8 7 (2.20%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.20%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.44%) Load Balancing
2 49 (15.41%) Network Management
3 33 (10.38%) ITIL
4 32 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (10.06%) Low Latency
5 31 (9.75%) Migration
6 28 (8.81%) Network Design
7 24 (7.55%) Incident Management
7 24 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (6.29%) Service Delivery
9 19 (5.97%) E-Commerce
10 15 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (4.40%) DevOps
11 14 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.09%) Build Automation
12 13 (4.09%) CRM
13 12 (3.77%) Mentoring
13 12 (3.77%) Network Architecture
14 11 (3.46%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (3.46%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.23%) Perl
2 15 (4.72%) Lisp
3 12 (3.77%) Python
3 12 (3.77%) Bash Shell
4 11 (3.46%) Ruby
5 9 (2.83%) PHP
5 9 (2.83%) SQL
5 9 (2.83%) Java
6 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 208 (65.41%) Cisco Certification
2 163 (51.26%) CCNP
3 101 (31.76%) CCNA
4 73 (22.96%) CCIE
5 32 (10.06%) Security Cleared
6 24 (7.55%) SC Cleared
7 22 (6.92%) CCDP
8 18 (5.66%) Degree
9 13 (4.09%) DV Cleared
9 13 (4.09%) CCSE
9 13 (4.09%) CCSA
10 12 (3.77%) CCIP
11 8 (2.52%) BC Cleared
12 5 (1.57%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.26%) CISSP
14 3 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.94%) JNCIP
15 2 (0.63%) CCDA
15 2 (0.63%) CCSP
15 2 (0.63%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.46%) SLA
2 7 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (1.26%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.72%) Hyper-V
2 15 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.40%) Samba
3 14 (4.40%) iptables
3 14 (4.40%) Postfix
3 14 (4.40%) XenServer
4 13 (4.09%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.83%) XenApp
5 9 (2.83%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.52%) vSphere
6 8 (2.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.63%) NFS
9 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (4.40%) ZABBIX
2 14 (4.40%) Puppet
3 13 (4.09%) CiscoWorks
4 11 (3.46%) OPNET
5 10 (3.14%) OpenView
6 9 (2.83%) AirWatch
6 9 (2.83%) Cisco IPCC
7 8 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.52%) Salt
8 7 (2.20%) Cisco UCCE
8 7 (2.20%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.94%) SCOM
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
11 2 (0.63%) SCCM
11 2 (0.63%) Cacti
11 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.63%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 282 (88.68%) Cisco
2 91 (28.62%) F5
3 89 (27.99%) Juniper
4 84 (26.42%) CheckPoint
5 60 (18.87%) VMware
6 56 (17.61%) SolarWinds
7 50 (15.72%) HP
8 48 (15.09%) Aruba
9 40 (12.58%) Citrix
10 33 (10.38%) Blue Coat
11 25 (7.86%) Fortinet
11 25 (7.86%) Microsoft
12 20 (6.29%) Infoblox
13 18 (5.66%) Red Hat
14 13 (4.09%) TippingPoint
14 13 (4.09%) Riverbed
14 13 (4.09%) Nokia
14 13 (4.09%) Nortel
15 12 (3.77%) BMC
16 10 (3.14%) Avaya
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