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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 502 455 489
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +34
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 122 161 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 2.10% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 112 63
Average daily rate £363 £314 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.53% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £448 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.00%

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
7528 7679 6648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.87% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4431 4286 3495
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 442 393
Average hourly rate £28.38 £24.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -65 121 £363 +15.07% 40
London -26 63 £388 +24.00% 15
South East -7 30 £344 -8.33% 9
Yorkshire -13 15 £290 +3.11% 2
Berkshire +2 14 £350 -6.66% 2
City of London +25 13 £365 +16.80% 4
Hampshire +8 7 £281 +51.00% 4
Reading -4 7 £363 -3.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 6 £260 -33.33% 1
South West -2 6 £363 -14.70% 4
West Yorkshire -9 6 £375 +9.09% 2
East of England - 6 £363 - 3
Leeds -5 5 £400 +28.00% 1
South Yorkshire -15 5 £325 +25.00%
Sheffield -19 5 £325 +25.00%
Marlow - 5 - -
Swindon - 4 £363 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
Middlesbrough - 4 £275 -
Wiltshire - 4 £363 -
Newbury +9 3 £313 - 1
Surrey -5 3 £275 -32.92% 2
Basingstoke - 3 £275 - 1
Ipswich - 3 £363 -
Suffolk - 3 £363 -
Canary Wharf +2 2 £260 -42.22%
Luton - 2 £338 -
Havant - 2 £288 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £338 - 1
Gloucestershire +11 1 £315 -30.00% 1

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 258 (96.27%) Cisco
2 244 (91.04%) BGP
3 214 (79.85%) OSPF
4 206 (76.87%) Cisco Certification
5 180 (67.16%) Firewall
6 175 (65.30%) CCNP
7 160 (59.70%) WAN
8 159 (59.33%) LAN
9 122 (45.52%) MPLS
10 110 (41.04%) VPN
11 108 (40.30%) Cisco ASA
12 98 (36.57%) F5
13 97 (36.19%) Juniper
14 89 (33.21%) IPsec
15 88 (32.84%) Cisco Nexus
16 87 (32.46%) DNS
17 83 (30.97%) CheckPoint
18 81 (30.22%) CCNA
19 75 (27.99%) TCP/IP
20 74 (27.61%) CCIE
20 74 (27.61%) Network Security
21 71 (26.49%) DHCP
22 67 (25.00%) Data Centre
23 64 (23.88%) Wireless
24 60 (22.39%) SSL
25 54 (20.15%) Load Balancing
26 52 (19.40%) ITIL
27 48 (17.91%) DMVPN
27 48 (17.91%) Multicast
28 47 (17.54%) HSRP

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.12%) JBoss
2 3 (1.12%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.75%) Apache
3 2 (0.75%) Confluence
3 2 (0.75%) MediaWiki
3 2 (0.75%) nginx
4 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.85%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.73%) SaaS
2 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.75%) PaaS
3 2 (0.75%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 244 (91.04%) BGP
2 214 (79.85%) OSPF
3 180 (67.16%) Firewall
4 160 (59.70%) WAN
5 159 (59.33%) LAN
6 122 (45.52%) MPLS
7 110 (41.04%) VPN
8 108 (40.30%) Cisco ASA
9 89 (33.21%) IPsec
10 88 (32.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 87 (32.46%) DNS
12 75 (27.99%) TCP/IP
13 74 (27.61%) Network Security
14 71 (26.49%) DHCP
15 64 (23.88%) Wireless
16 60 (22.39%) SSL
17 48 (17.91%) DMVPN
17 48 (17.91%) Multicast
18 47 (17.54%) HSRP
18 47 (17.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.49%) MySQL
1 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.75%) Informix
2 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.75%) Redis
3 1 (0.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (4.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.49%) Hudson
2 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.49%) JIRA
2 4 (1.49%) Subversion
3 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (13.06%) Finance
2 26 (9.70%) Telecoms
3 20 (7.46%) Banking
4 13 (4.85%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.87%) Law
7 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.49%) Games
7 4 (1.49%) Legal
8 3 (1.12%) Retail
9 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 2 (0.75%) Automotive
9 2 (0.75%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 168 (62.69%) Network Engineer
2 76 (28.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 65 (24.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 40 (14.93%) Senior Network Engineer
5 25 (9.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 25 (9.33%) Security Engineer
6 24 (8.96%) Consultant
7 19 (7.09%) Network Support
8 18 (6.72%) Cisco Support
9 17 (6.34%) Network Consultant
10 16 (5.97%) Design Engineer
10 16 (5.97%) Network Design Engineer
11 15 (5.60%) Architect
11 15 (5.60%) Support Engineer
12 13 (4.85%) Network Support Engineer
13 11 (4.10%) Cisco Support Engineer
13 11 (4.10%) Network Architect
14 10 (3.73%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
14 10 (3.73%) Designer
15 9 (3.36%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.34%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.49%) XMPP
3 3 (1.12%) CSS
3 3 (1.12%) Middleware
4 2 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.75%) LAMP
4 2 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.37%) OCX
5 1 (0.37%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.73%) Clustering
5 9 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.99%) e-Health
7 5 (1.87%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.12%) NHS
8 3 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.75%) IVR
9 2 (0.75%) Life Science
9 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.75%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.75%) Wiki
10 1 (0.37%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.21%) Windows
2 19 (7.09%) Unix
3 17 (6.34%) Linux
4 6 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.49%) CatOS
6 4 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.75%) CentOS
7 2 (0.75%) Debian
7 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.15%) Load Balancing
2 52 (19.40%) ITIL
3 42 (15.67%) Network Design
4 23 (8.58%) Change Management
5 20 (7.46%) Migration
6 18 (6.72%) High Availability
7 17 (6.34%) Network Architecture
8 15 (5.60%) Load Testing
8 15 (5.60%) Network Management
9 14 (5.22%) Service Delivery
10 13 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (4.10%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.73%) Low Latency
13 9 (3.36%) Incident Management
13 9 (3.36%) Project Management
14 7 (2.61%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (2.61%) ITIL V3
14 7 (2.61%) Security Architecture
14 7 (2.61%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (2.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.99%) SQL
2 6 (2.24%) C
2 6 (2.24%) Perl
3 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.49%) Lisp
4 4 (1.49%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.75%) Java
5 2 (0.75%) PHP
5 2 (0.75%) Ruby
6 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 206 (76.87%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (65.30%) CCNP
3 81 (30.22%) CCNA
4 74 (27.61%) CCIE
5 26 (9.70%) Degree
6 25 (9.33%) Security Cleared
7 18 (6.72%) SC Cleared
8 17 (6.34%) JNCIP
9 15 (5.60%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.73%) JNCIA
11 9 (3.36%) CCSA
11 9 (3.36%) CCSE
12 8 (2.99%) JNCIS
13 7 (2.61%) CCDP
14 6 (2.24%) CCNP Voice
14 6 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (2.24%) JNCIE
15 4 (1.49%) CCDE
15 4 (1.49%) CISSP
15 4 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.49%) QA
1 4 (1.49%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) JSP 440
2 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.24%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.12%) vCloud
3 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.12%) vSphere
4 2 (0.75%) iptables
4 2 (0.75%) Postfix
4 2 (0.75%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.75%) Samba
4 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.37%) NFS
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.37%) XenApp
5 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (7.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 19 (7.09%) FortiGate
2 11 (4.10%) CiscoWorks
3 10 (3.73%) OpenView
4 9 (3.36%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (2.61%) WhatsUp Gold
6 6 (2.24%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (1.87%) Cacti
7 5 (1.87%) Iperf
7 5 (1.87%) Nagios
8 3 (1.12%) Graphite
8 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.12%) Opsview
9 2 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.75%) Nessus
9 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.75%) Puppet
9 2 (0.75%) SCOM
9 2 (0.75%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.37%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 258 (96.27%) Cisco
2 98 (36.57%) F5
3 97 (36.19%) Juniper
4 83 (30.97%) CheckPoint
5 38 (14.18%) HP
6 34 (12.69%) SolarWinds
7 33 (12.31%) Palo Alto
8 24 (8.96%) Fortinet
9 23 (8.58%) VMware
10 18 (6.72%) Aruba
11 16 (5.97%) Blue Coat
11 16 (5.97%) Microsoft
12 12 (4.48%) Citrix
13 11 (4.10%) Brocade
13 11 (4.10%) Infoblox
13 11 (4.10%) Riverbed
14 10 (3.73%) Intel Security
15 9 (3.36%) IronPort
16 8 (2.99%) NetQoS
17 6 (2.24%) Red Hat
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