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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 415 458 477
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +19
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 170 95 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 1.50% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 63 36
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£315 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -86.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -86.84%

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
7445 6341 6980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.17% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4177 3362 3334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 371 626
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.66% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +63 166 £315 -21.25% 50
London +48 103 £313 -21.87% 29
South East +16 33 £375 +11.11% 12
City of London +28 31 £313 -15.54% 12
Berkshire +16 18 £375 +3.44% 3
Yorkshire +5 16 £281 +40.62% 3
Sheffield +9 10 £260 +30.00%
South Yorkshire +8 10 £260 +30.00%
North West -5 7 - - 1
West Yorkshire -3 6 £344 - 3
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £390 -
Milton Keynes -7 6 £390 -
South West -15 5 £425 +16.83% 2
Bracknell +4 4 - -
Leeds -11 4 £313 - 3
Reading +9 3 £375 -16.66% 2
Cheshire +7 3 - - 1
Scotland -14 3 £325 -7.14% 2
Hampshire -20 3 £186 -53.43% 4
Surrey - 3 £410 - 5
Edinburgh - 3 £325 -
Bristol - 3 £425 - 2
West Midlands +3 2 £155 +3.33%
Birmingham -1 2 £155 +3.33%
Oxfordshire -17 2 £425 +26.86%
East Sussex -9 1 £400 +23.07%
Gloucestershire -16 1 £450 +38.46%
Woking - 1 £300 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 293 (92.43%) Cisco
2 286 (90.22%) BGP
3 233 (73.50%) OSPF
4 228 (71.92%) Cisco Certification
5 208 (65.62%) Firewall
6 189 (59.62%) CCNP
7 167 (52.68%) WAN
8 158 (49.84%) LAN
9 123 (38.80%) MPLS
10 111 (35.02%) CheckPoint
11 110 (34.70%) VPN
11 110 (34.70%) Cisco ASA
12 108 (34.07%) CCNA
13 107 (33.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 99 (31.23%) F5
15 95 (29.97%) Juniper
16 75 (23.66%) TCP/IP
17 74 (23.34%) Multicast
18 72 (22.71%) CCIE
18 72 (22.71%) Wireless
19 70 (22.08%) Finance
20 59 (18.61%) Load Balancing
21 57 (17.98%) HSRP
22 53 (16.72%) Banking
22 53 (16.72%) RIP
23 48 (15.14%) Network Design
24 45 (14.20%) VMware
24 45 (14.20%) Network Security
25 43 (13.56%) IPsec
26 42 (13.25%) Telecoms

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (3.79%) Apache
1 12 (3.79%) MediaWiki
1 12 (3.79%) Confluence
2 9 (2.84%) nginx
3 5 (1.58%) IIS
4 4 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) SaaS
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 286 (90.22%) BGP
2 233 (73.50%) OSPF
3 208 (65.62%) Firewall
4 167 (52.68%) WAN
5 158 (49.84%) LAN
6 123 (38.80%) MPLS
7 110 (34.70%) VPN
7 110 (34.70%) Cisco ASA
8 107 (33.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 75 (23.66%) TCP/IP
10 74 (23.34%) Multicast
11 72 (22.71%) Wireless
12 57 (17.98%) HSRP
13 53 (16.72%) RIP
14 45 (14.20%) Network Security
15 43 (13.56%) IPsec
16 42 (13.25%) WLAN
17 40 (12.62%) SNMP
17 40 (12.62%) VPLS
18 38 (11.99%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.84%) MySQL
3 7 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (3.79%) Subversion
1 12 (3.79%) Jenkins
1 12 (3.79%) Hudson
1 12 (3.79%) JIRA
1 12 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.63%) Ant
General
1 70 (22.08%) Finance
2 53 (16.72%) Banking
3 42 (13.25%) Telecoms
4 28 (8.83%) Investment Banking
5 23 (7.26%) Retail
6 11 (3.47%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.58%) Local Government
8 5 (1.58%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.95%) Marketing
9 3 (0.95%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Games
10 2 (0.63%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 172 (54.26%) Network Engineer
2 42 (13.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (10.09%) Architect
4 25 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 24 (7.57%) Support Engineer
6 21 (6.62%) Consultant
7 20 (6.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 19 (5.99%) Network Consultant
9 18 (5.68%) Analyst
10 17 (5.36%) Network Analyst
11 15 (4.73%) Security Architect
12 14 (4.42%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 14 (4.42%) Network Architect
12 14 (4.42%) Cisco Support
13 10 (3.15%) NOC Engineer
13 10 (3.15%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
14 9 (2.84%) IP Engineer
14 9 (2.84%) Technical Project Leader
14 9 (2.84%) Network Support
14 9 (2.84%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.58%) LAMP
2 3 (0.95%) CSS
3 2 (0.63%) XMPP
3 2 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.99%) FlexPod
2 12 (3.79%) Wiki
3 6 (1.89%) IVR
3 6 (1.89%) NHS
4 4 (1.26%) Clustering
4 4 (1.26%) e-Health
4 4 (1.26%) Hedge funds
5 3 (0.95%) Life Science
5 3 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (0.95%) DTV
5 3 (0.95%) PKI
5 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.63%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.63%) SecurID
6 2 (0.63%) Online Games
6 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.32%) User Experience
7 1 (0.32%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.04%) Windows
2 33 (10.41%) Linux
3 31 (9.78%) UNIX
4 12 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (3.79%) CentOS
5 9 (2.84%) Ubuntu
5 9 (2.84%) Debian
6 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.63%) Solaris
7 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.61%) Load Balancing
2 48 (15.14%) Network Design
3 38 (11.99%) Migration
4 37 (11.67%) ITIL
5 36 (11.36%) Network Management
6 34 (10.73%) Network Monitoring
7 30 (9.46%) Low Latency
8 24 (7.57%) Mentoring
9 23 (7.26%) Incident Management
10 21 (6.62%) Change Management
10 21 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (6.31%) E-Commerce
12 19 (5.99%) Network Architecture
13 15 (4.73%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (4.10%) CRM
15 12 (3.79%) DevOps
15 12 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (3.47%) Build Automation
17 9 (2.84%) Service Delivery
18 7 (2.21%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.25%) Perl
2 12 (3.79%) Python
3 10 (3.15%) Ruby
3 10 (3.15%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.84%) Lisp
5 8 (2.52%) Java
5 8 (2.52%) SQL
6 7 (2.21%) R
6 7 (2.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 228 (71.92%) Cisco Certification
2 189 (59.62%) CCNP
3 108 (34.07%) CCNA
4 72 (22.71%) CCIE
5 29 (9.15%) Security Cleared
6 23 (7.26%) SC Cleared
7 14 (4.42%) CCDP
8 12 (3.79%) CCSA
8 12 (3.79%) CCSE
9 9 (2.84%) JNCIS
10 8 (2.52%) BC Cleared
10 8 (2.52%) HP ASE
11 6 (1.89%) CCIP
11 6 (1.89%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.58%) HP MASE
12 5 (1.58%) Degree
12 5 (1.58%) CCVP
13 4 (1.26%) JNCIP
14 3 (0.95%) ACSP
15 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.42%) SLA
2 6 (1.89%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.79%) Samba
2 12 (3.79%) Postfix
2 12 (3.79%) XenServer
3 11 (3.47%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.26%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.95%) vSphere
6 3 (0.95%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.32%) Snort
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (7.26%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (5.99%) OpenNMS
2 19 (5.99%) RANCID
3 12 (3.79%) Puppet
3 12 (3.79%) ZABBIX
4 10 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.21%) Salt
5 7 (2.21%) OPNET
6 5 (1.58%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.26%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.26%) SCOM
8 3 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.63%) SCCM
10 1 (0.32%) Cacti
10 1 (0.32%) NetCrunch
10 1 (0.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 293 (92.43%) Cisco
2 111 (35.02%) CheckPoint
3 99 (31.23%) F5
4 95 (29.97%) Juniper
5 45 (14.20%) VMware
6 34 (10.73%) HP
7 31 (9.78%) Blue Coat
8 30 (9.46%) SolarWinds
9 29 (9.15%) Riverbed
9 29 (9.15%) Citrix
10 25 (7.89%) Microsoft
11 19 (5.99%) Fortinet
12 16 (5.05%) Nortel
13 12 (3.79%) Red Hat
14 11 (3.47%) Nokia
15 10 (3.15%) Brocade
15 10 (3.15%) Motorola
15 10 (3.15%) Splunk
16 9 (2.84%) TippingPoint
16 9 (2.84%) Aruba
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