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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
UK
Rank 525 507 420
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -87
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 67 118 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 1.63% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 127
Median daily rate £378 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £20.37 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.93% +52.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.37 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.93% +52.77%

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
6843 7257 7511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.29% 14.55% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4141 4224 4259
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 366 416
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.38 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +26.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -44 56 £400 +14.28% 20
London -50 25 £433 +8.12% 13
South East -1 9 £513 +64.00% 3
City of London -7 9 £433 +18.49% 1
Yorkshire +5 6 £350 +20.68%
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £525 +101.92%
North West - 5 £338 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £525 -
East of England +2 4 £279 -25.53% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £313 -
West Midlands - 4 £344 -
County Antrim - 4 £313 -
Belfast - 4 £313 -
Scotland +23 3 £375 -
West Yorkshire +10 3 £375 +29.31%
North Yorkshire +7 3 £300 +9.09%
Essex - 3 £279 -
Birmingham - 3 £344 -
Wales - 3 £250 -
East Midlands +9 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £338 -
Warrington - 2 £338 -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
South Wales - 2 - -
Edinburgh +21 1 £375 -
South West +17 1 - - 1
Hampshire +13 1 £400 +45.45% 1
Surrey +13 1 - - 1
Luton +7 1 - -

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 149 (94.30%) Cisco
2 131 (82.91%) BGP
3 124 (78.48%) OSPF
4 115 (72.78%) Cisco Certification
5 98 (62.03%) CCNP
6 91 (57.59%) Firewall
7 73 (46.20%) WAN
8 66 (41.77%) Cisco ASA
9 57 (36.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 57 (36.08%) LAN
10 54 (34.18%) VPN
11 53 (33.54%) MPLS
12 52 (32.91%) CheckPoint
13 51 (32.28%) CCNA
14 49 (31.01%) F5
15 46 (29.11%) Juniper
16 40 (25.32%) VLAN
16 40 (25.32%) Network Security
16 40 (25.32%) Data Centre
17 39 (24.68%) Wireless
17 39 (24.68%) IPsec
18 36 (22.78%) Palo Alto
19 33 (20.89%) Finance
19 33 (20.89%) VoIP
20 32 (20.25%) HSRP
21 31 (19.62%) CCIE
22 28 (17.72%) TCP/IP
22 28 (17.72%) WLAN
22 28 (17.72%) Network Design
23 27 (17.09%) 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 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.16%) MS Office
3 3 (1.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (1.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (82.91%) BGP
2 124 (78.48%) OSPF
3 91 (57.59%) Firewall
4 73 (46.20%) WAN
5 66 (41.77%) Cisco ASA
6 57 (36.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 57 (36.08%) LAN
7 54 (34.18%) VPN
8 53 (33.54%) MPLS
9 40 (25.32%) Network Security
9 40 (25.32%) VLAN
10 39 (24.68%) IPsec
10 39 (24.68%) Wireless
11 33 (20.89%) VoIP
12 32 (20.25%) HSRP
13 28 (17.72%) TCP/IP
13 28 (17.72%) WLAN
14 27 (17.09%) DNS
15 24 (15.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 23 (14.56%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 33 (20.89%) Finance
2 20 (12.66%) Banking
3 13 (8.23%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.33%) Retail
5 6 (3.80%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 96 (60.76%) Network Engineer
2 41 (25.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 38 (24.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (12.66%) Security Engineer
4 20 (12.66%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (11.39%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (8.23%) Consultant
7 10 (6.33%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 10 (6.33%) Network Support
7 10 (6.33%) Telephony Engineer
7 10 (6.33%) VoIP Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Network Consultant
8 8 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Architect
9 7 (4.43%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Design Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Network Architect
9 7 (4.43%) Network Design Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.86%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.90%) COM
2 3 (1.90%) CSS
2 3 (1.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.53%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.53%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (1.90%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.27%) DataPower
5 2 (1.27%) e-Health
5 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.39%) Unix
2 13 (8.23%) Windows
3 8 (5.06%) Linux
4 5 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.27%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.63%) CentOS
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.63%) Mandriva Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.72%) Network Design
2 25 (15.82%) Load Balancing
3 10 (6.33%) Project Management
4 8 (5.06%) High Availability
4 8 (5.06%) ITIL
4 8 (5.06%) Migration
4 8 (5.06%) Network Management
4 8 (5.06%) Security Architecture
4 8 (5.06%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (5.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (4.43%) Change Control
5 7 (4.43%) Change Management
6 6 (3.80%) Mentoring
6 6 (3.80%) Network Architecture
6 6 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (3.16%) Low Latency
7 5 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (3.16%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.16%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.53%) Python
2 3 (1.90%) Perl
2 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.90%) SQL
3 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 115 (72.78%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (62.03%) CCNP
3 51 (32.28%) CCNA
4 31 (19.62%) CCIE
5 23 (14.56%) Security Cleared
6 17 (10.76%) SC Cleared
7 16 (10.13%) Degree
8 10 (6.33%) CCVP
9 9 (5.70%) CCDP
10 6 (3.80%) CISSP
11 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.53%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.53%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.90%) CCDE
12 3 (1.90%) CISM
12 3 (1.90%) GSEC
13 2 (1.27%) CCDA
13 2 (1.27%) CCSA
13 2 (1.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.90%) COBIT
2 3 (1.90%) ISO27002
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.90%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.90%) vSphere
4 1 (0.63%) iptables
4 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (8.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (6.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 10 (6.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (4.43%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (3.16%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.90%) Nessus
5 3 (1.90%) OpenView
5 3 (1.90%) Pingdom
5 3 (1.90%) SCCM
6 2 (1.27%) Cacti
6 2 (1.27%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (1.27%) OPNET
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.63%) Nagios
7 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.63%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 149 (94.30%) Cisco
2 52 (32.91%) CheckPoint
3 49 (31.01%) F5
4 46 (29.11%) Juniper
5 36 (22.78%) Palo Alto
6 17 (10.76%) Fortinet
7 16 (10.13%) HP
8 15 (9.49%) Microsoft
9 14 (8.86%) VMware
10 12 (7.59%) Aruba
11 10 (6.33%) Red Box
12 8 (5.06%) Sourcefire
13 7 (4.43%) Blue Coat
13 7 (4.43%) Citrix
13 7 (4.43%) Riverbed
13 7 (4.43%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.80%) Splunk
15 5 (3.16%) BT
15 5 (3.16%) TippingPoint
16 4 (2.53%) NetScout