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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 439 510 489
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -21
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 169 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 1.27% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 61 42
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£350 £365 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
8000 7309 7055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.29% 13.58% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4493 3952 3587
Average daily rate £355 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 387 527
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +47 156 £350 -4.10% 31
London +18 77 £350 -6.66% 17
South East +1 28 £400 +61.61% 9
North West -2 22 £200 -20.00%
City of London +3 18 £338 +3.84% 6
Hampshire +7 14 £400 +105.12% 2
Merseyside - 12 £375 -
Yorkshire -5 11 £375 +15.38% 3
West Yorkshire -11 10 £375 +15.38% 3
Leeds -11 10 £375 +15.38% 3
Birmingham - 8 £315 -
West Midlands - 8 £315 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 6 - - 1
Manchester -6 6 £200 -
Berkshire +4 5 £321 - 2
East of England -1 5 - - 1
South West -7 4 £240 -43.52%
Liverpool - 4 £375 -
Surrey 0 3 £331 - 4
Hook -2 3 £350 +12.90%
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Ipswich - 3 - -
Marlow - 3 - -
Reading +8 2 - - 1
Cheshire -13 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes 0 1 - -
Chester -3 1 - -
Gloucestershire -3 1 £240 -26.15%

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 272 (89.18%) BGP
2 267 (87.54%) Cisco
3 218 (71.48%) OSPF
4 190 (62.30%) Firewall
5 189 (61.97%) Cisco Certification
6 186 (60.98%) WAN
7 174 (57.05%) LAN
8 146 (47.87%) Cisco ASA
9 145 (47.54%) MPLS
10 144 (47.21%) CCNP
11 119 (39.02%) Wireless
12 109 (35.74%) VPN
13 96 (31.48%) DNS
14 95 (31.15%) TCP/IP
15 84 (27.54%) CCNA
16 82 (26.89%) Network Security
17 81 (26.56%) IPsec
18 80 (26.23%) Finance
18 80 (26.23%) Data Centre
19 79 (25.90%) CheckPoint
20 73 (23.93%) VLAN
21 72 (23.61%) F5
22 71 (23.28%) Cisco Nexus
22 71 (23.28%) Juniper
23 68 (22.30%) HSRP
24 64 (20.98%) DHCP
25 62 (20.33%) Windows
26 60 (19.67%) Load Balancing
27 59 (19.34%) SolarWinds
27 59 (19.34%) Ethernet

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 14 (4.59%) IIS
2 13 (4.26%) Apache
3 12 (3.93%) Confluence
3 12 (3.93%) MediaWiki
4 9 (2.95%) nginx
5 6 (1.97%) Lync
6 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.33%) 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 Excel
1 8 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.64%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.28%) SaaS
2 3 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 272 (89.18%) BGP
2 218 (71.48%) OSPF
3 190 (62.30%) Firewall
4 186 (60.98%) WAN
5 174 (57.05%) LAN
6 146 (47.87%) Cisco ASA
7 145 (47.54%) MPLS
8 119 (39.02%) Wireless
9 109 (35.74%) VPN
10 96 (31.48%) DNS
11 95 (31.15%) TCP/IP
12 82 (26.89%) Network Security
13 81 (26.56%) IPsec
14 73 (23.93%) VLAN
15 71 (23.28%) Cisco Nexus
16 68 (22.30%) HSRP
17 64 (20.98%) DHCP
18 59 (19.34%) Ethernet
19 52 (17.05%) Multicast
20 50 (16.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.95%) MySQL
4 8 (2.62%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (3.93%) Subversion
1 12 (3.93%) JIRA
1 12 (3.93%) Git (software)
1 12 (3.93%) Hudson
1 12 (3.93%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.33%) Ant
3 1 (0.33%) GCC
General
1 80 (26.23%) Finance
2 56 (18.36%) Telecoms
3 25 (8.20%) Banking
4 20 (6.56%) Multimedia
5 9 (2.95%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.95%) Retail
6 8 (2.62%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 186 (60.98%) Network Engineer
2 34 (11.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (9.84%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (7.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 20 (6.56%) Consultant
5 20 (6.56%) Architect
6 19 (6.23%) Network Consultant
7 17 (5.57%) Security Engineer
8 16 (5.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (4.59%) Design Engineer
9 14 (4.59%) Network Specialist
9 14 (4.59%) Network Design Engineer
10 12 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.61%) Avaya Engineer
12 9 (2.95%) Network Architect
12 9 (2.95%) Network Support
12 9 (2.95%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.62%) Network Support Engineer
13 8 (2.62%) Data Network Engineer
13 8 (2.62%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.31%) LAMP
2 3 (0.98%) XMPP
3 2 (0.66%) CSS
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) OCX
4 1 (0.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (26.23%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.51%) PKI
3 19 (6.23%) IVR
4 14 (4.59%) Clustering
5 12 (3.93%) Wiki
6 10 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.95%) EMC VNX
8 8 (2.62%) Celerra
8 8 (2.62%) Replication
9 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.64%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.98%) NHS
11 3 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.66%) BBC
12 2 (0.66%) FMCG
13 1 (0.33%) DataPower
13 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.33%) IBM XIV
13 1 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.33%) Windows
2 37 (12.13%) Linux
3 22 (7.21%) UNIX
4 21 (6.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (3.93%) CentOS
6 9 (2.95%) Debian
6 9 (2.95%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.95%) Solaris
7 7 (2.30%) Windows 2000
7 7 (2.30%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) HPUX
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.67%) Load Balancing
2 48 (15.74%) Network Management
3 34 (11.15%) ITIL
3 34 (11.15%) Migration
4 29 (9.51%) Network Design
4 29 (9.51%) Capacity Planning
5 28 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (5.25%) Service Delivery
6 16 (5.25%) Incident Management
7 14 (4.59%) Network Architecture
8 13 (4.26%) Change Control
8 13 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (4.26%) Performance Management
9 12 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (3.93%) DevOps
9 12 (3.93%) Low Latency
10 11 (3.61%) Build Automation
10 11 (3.61%) Information Security
11 10 (3.28%) Validation
11 10 (3.28%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.92%) Lisp
2 14 (4.59%) Perl
3 10 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.95%) Ruby
5 7 (2.30%) PHP
5 7 (2.30%) SQL
5 7 (2.30%) Java
6 6 (1.97%) Python
7 4 (1.31%) VB
8 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 189 (61.97%) Cisco Certification
2 144 (47.21%) CCNP
3 84 (27.54%) CCNA
4 58 (19.02%) CCIE
5 31 (10.16%) Security Cleared
6 22 (7.21%) SC Cleared
7 19 (6.23%) Degree
7 19 (6.23%) CCDP
8 16 (5.25%) CCSA
8 16 (5.25%) CCSE
9 15 (4.92%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.28%) CCIP
11 5 (1.64%) BC Cleared
12 4 (1.31%) CCDE
12 4 (1.31%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.31%) CISSP
13 3 (0.98%) CCSP
13 3 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.66%) JNCIP
15 1 (0.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.30%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) SLA
3 4 (1.31%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (12.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.59%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 12 (3.93%) XenServer
4 12 (3.93%) Samba
4 12 (3.93%) iptables
4 12 (3.93%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.93%) Postfix
5 9 (2.95%) XenApp
6 8 (2.62%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.62%) vSphere
6 8 (2.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.66%) NFS
9 1 (0.33%) Firmware
9 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 30 (9.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (4.59%) CiscoWorks
3 12 (3.93%) ZABBIX
3 12 (3.93%) Puppet
4 10 (3.28%) OPNET
4 10 (3.28%) OpenView
5 9 (2.95%) AirWatch
5 9 (2.95%) Cisco IPCC
6 7 (2.30%) NetCrunch
6 7 (2.30%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (2.30%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.97%) Salt
8 5 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
9 4 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.66%) Nagios
11 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.66%) Cacti
11 2 (0.66%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 267 (87.54%) Cisco
2 79 (25.90%) CheckPoint
3 72 (23.61%) F5
4 71 (23.28%) Juniper
5 59 (19.34%) SolarWinds
6 51 (16.72%) Aruba
6 51 (16.72%) VMware
7 48 (15.74%) HP
8 34 (11.15%) Citrix
9 26 (8.52%) Microsoft
10 25 (8.20%) Blue Coat
11 21 (6.89%) Avaya
11 21 (6.89%) Infoblox
12 19 (6.23%) Nortel
13 17 (5.57%) Red Hat
14 13 (4.26%) TippingPoint
15 12 (3.93%) Nokia
15 12 (3.93%) BMC
16 11 (3.61%) Websense
16 11 (3.61%) BT
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