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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 543 503 460
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -43
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 87 141 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 1.78% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 89 122
Median daily rate £405 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £29.61 £34.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.91% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £28.80 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.27 £41.20 £37.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.56 £30.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.90% +11.81%

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
7558 7938 8196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.32% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4563 4664 4682
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 477 441
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 -33 78 £425 +11.84% 15
London -25 43 £444 +10.93% 9
South East +8 10 £500 +41.84% 3
Yorkshire +12 9 £325 -7.14% 1
City of London 0 8 £441 +9.62% 1
West Yorkshire +25 7 £363 +3.57%
North West +11 7 £338 -15.62% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 6 £525 -
Manchester +7 6 £308 -23.12% 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £525 -
Scotland +13 4 £450 +38.46%
East of England -2 4 £279 -0.26%
Berkshire +6 3 £387 +1.84% 1
Essex +3 3 £279 +3.42%
Leeds +14 2 £430 +22.85%
Glasgow +3 2 - -
East Midlands -2 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
West Wales - 2 £250 -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 1
Chessington - 2 £388 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £475 -
Wales - 2 £250 -
Swansea - 2 £250 -
Edinburgh +17 1 £450 +20.00%
Surrey +17 1 £375 +3.44% 2
South West +11 1 - -
Luton +6 1 - -

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 160 (89.89%) Cisco
2 145 (81.46%) BGP
3 139 (78.09%) OSPF
4 130 (73.03%) Cisco Certification
5 107 (60.11%) CCNP
6 103 (57.87%) Firewall
7 97 (54.49%) WAN
8 77 (43.26%) LAN
9 76 (42.70%) Cisco ASA
10 70 (39.33%) VPN
11 62 (34.83%) CheckPoint
12 61 (34.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 58 (32.58%) MPLS
13 58 (32.58%) CCNA
14 57 (32.02%) F5
15 56 (31.46%) Data Centre
16 52 (29.21%) Wireless
17 51 (28.65%) VLAN
18 48 (26.97%) Juniper
19 44 (24.72%) HSRP
19 44 (24.72%) Network Security
20 43 (24.16%) IPsec
21 40 (22.47%) Palo Alto
22 39 (21.91%) TCP/IP
23 36 (20.22%) CCIE
24 35 (19.66%) VoIP
25 33 (18.54%) Finance
26 32 (17.98%) Load Balancing
27 30 (16.85%) WLAN
27 30 (16.85%) DNS

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 2 (1.12%) Apache
1 2 (1.12%) Confluence
1 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.12%) JBoss
1 2 (1.12%) MediaWiki
1 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.12%) nginx
1 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.56%) SAS
2 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (7.30%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (81.46%) BGP
2 139 (78.09%) OSPF
3 103 (57.87%) Firewall
4 97 (54.49%) WAN
5 77 (43.26%) LAN
6 76 (42.70%) Cisco ASA
7 70 (39.33%) VPN
8 61 (34.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 58 (32.58%) MPLS
10 52 (29.21%) Wireless
11 51 (28.65%) VLAN
12 44 (24.72%) HSRP
12 44 (24.72%) Network Security
13 43 (24.16%) IPsec
14 39 (21.91%) TCP/IP
15 35 (19.66%) VoIP
16 30 (16.85%) DNS
16 30 (16.85%) WLAN
17 28 (15.73%) SSL
18 27 (15.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.12%) MySQL
1 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.69%) JIRA
3 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.12%) Hudson
3 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 33 (18.54%) Finance
2 16 (8.99%) Banking
3 11 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.06%) Retail
5 3 (1.69%) Legal
5 3 (1.69%) Publishing
6 2 (1.12%) Billing
6 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Law
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 109 (61.24%) Network Engineer
2 46 (25.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 43 (24.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 23 (12.92%) Security Engineer
5 21 (11.80%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (11.24%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (10.11%) Consultant
8 13 (7.30%) Network Consultant
9 10 (5.62%) Architect
9 10 (5.62%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
9 10 (5.62%) Telephony Engineer
9 10 (5.62%) VoIP Engineer
10 9 (5.06%) Network Architect
10 9 (5.06%) Network Support
11 8 (4.49%) Cisco Consultant
11 8 (4.49%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.93%) Network Support Engineer
12 7 (3.93%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 6 (3.37%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 6 (3.37%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.43%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.81%) CSS
3 3 (1.69%) COM
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.56%) LAMP
4 1 (0.56%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (31.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.69%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.12%) Clustering
5 2 (1.12%) DataPower
5 2 (1.12%) e-Health
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Wiki
6 1 (0.56%) BYOD
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.36%) Windows
2 17 (9.55%) Unix
3 13 (7.30%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.74%) Linux
5 4 (2.25%) CentOS
6 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.12%) Debian
7 2 (1.12%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.56%) Mandriva Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.98%) Load Balancing
2 23 (12.92%) Network Design
3 12 (6.74%) High Availability
3 12 (6.74%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (6.18%) Change Control
4 11 (6.18%) Change Management
4 11 (6.18%) ITIL
5 10 (5.62%) Migration
6 9 (5.06%) Project Management
7 8 (4.49%) Network Management
7 8 (4.49%) Security Architecture
7 8 (4.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (3.93%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.37%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.37%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (2.81%) Information Security
10 5 (2.81%) Network Planning
10 5 (2.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.25%) SQL
3 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.69%) Perl
3 3 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (0.56%) Java
4 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 130 (73.03%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (60.11%) CCNP
3 58 (32.58%) CCNA
4 36 (20.22%) CCIE
5 22 (12.36%) Security Cleared
6 16 (8.99%) SC Cleared
7 15 (8.43%) Degree
8 10 (5.62%) CCVP
9 7 (3.93%) CCDP
10 6 (3.37%) CISSP
11 5 (2.81%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.25%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.25%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.69%) CCDE
13 3 (1.69%) CISM
13 3 (1.69%) GSEC
13 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.69%) PMP
14 2 (1.12%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.69%) COBIT
2 3 (1.69%) ISO27002
3 2 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.25%) iptables
4 3 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (1.69%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.69%) vSphere
5 2 (1.12%) Postfix
5 2 (1.12%) Samba
5 2 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (7.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (5.62%) Cisco UCCE
2 10 (5.62%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (3.37%) Cacti
4 5 (2.81%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.81%) Nagios
4 5 (2.81%) SmokePing
5 4 (2.25%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.69%) Nessus
6 3 (1.69%) OpenView
6 3 (1.69%) SCCM
7 2 (1.12%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (1.12%) OPNET
7 2 (1.12%) Puppet
7 2 (1.12%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 160 (89.89%) Cisco
2 62 (34.83%) CheckPoint
3 57 (32.02%) F5
4 48 (26.97%) Juniper
5 40 (22.47%) Palo Alto
6 22 (12.36%) Fortinet
7 21 (11.80%) Aruba
7 21 (11.80%) HP
7 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
8 16 (8.99%) VMware
9 14 (7.87%) Riverbed
10 12 (6.74%) Citrix
11 11 (6.18%) Blue Coat
11 11 (6.18%) SolarWinds
12 10 (5.62%) Red Box
13 8 (4.49%) Intel Security
13 8 (4.49%) Sourcefire
14 7 (3.93%) Motorola
15 6 (3.37%) Brocade
15 6 (3.37%) Meraki