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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 411 470 462
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -8
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 168 96 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 1.46% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 61 41
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.09% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £25.25 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £27.25 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -20.00%

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
7686 6595 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.12% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3354 3398
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 378 605
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +55 163 £342 -8.79% 41
London +20 90 £313 -21.87% 17
South East -20 29 £400 +24.03% 11
City of London +24 26 £313 -16.66% 6
Yorkshire +6 21 £300 +50.00% 2
Berkshire +11 18 £475 +90.00% 2
North West -2 12 £500 - 2
West Yorkshire -5 11 £350 - 1
Sheffield +9 10 £268 +33.75%
South Yorkshire +7 10 £268 +33.75%
Leeds 0 9 £370 - 1
South West -14 8 £425 +107.31% 4
Manchester - 8 £500 - 2
Bracknell +9 6 - -
Bristol - 6 £425 - 4
Scotland -6 4 £313 -10.71%
Hampshire -10 4 £347 +54.43% 4
Surrey - 3 £410 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £325 -
Cheshire +4 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £353 - 2
Milton Keynes -9 2 £353 -
Oxfordshire -14 2 £425 +26.86%
Birmingham - 2 £155 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 2 £155 - 3
East of England +4 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £300 -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 300 (91.19%) Cisco
2 294 (89.36%) BGP
3 243 (73.86%) OSPF
4 228 (69.30%) Cisco Certification
5 208 (63.22%) Firewall
6 187 (56.84%) CCNP
7 182 (55.32%) WAN
8 162 (49.24%) LAN
9 128 (38.91%) MPLS
10 121 (36.78%) Cisco ASA
11 116 (35.26%) CCNA
12 115 (34.95%) CheckPoint
13 106 (32.22%) VPN
14 100 (30.40%) Cisco Nexus
15 97 (29.48%) F5
16 89 (27.05%) Juniper
17 78 (23.71%) Wireless
18 76 (23.10%) Multicast
19 75 (22.80%) Finance
20 73 (22.19%) TCP/IP
21 69 (20.97%) CCIE
22 60 (18.24%) Load Balancing
23 56 (17.02%) RIP
23 56 (17.02%) VMware
24 55 (16.72%) Network Design
25 53 (16.11%) Banking
26 52 (15.81%) Network Security
26 52 (15.81%) HSRP
27 51 (15.50%) Windows
28 49 (14.89%) Telecoms

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (5.17%) Apache
2 16 (4.86%) Confluence
2 16 (4.86%) MediaWiki
3 13 (3.95%) nginx
3 13 (3.95%) IIS
4 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.61%) Lync
6 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 294 (89.36%) BGP
2 243 (73.86%) OSPF
3 208 (63.22%) Firewall
4 182 (55.32%) WAN
5 162 (49.24%) LAN
6 128 (38.91%) MPLS
7 121 (36.78%) Cisco ASA
8 106 (32.22%) VPN
9 100 (30.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 78 (23.71%) Wireless
11 76 (23.10%) Multicast
12 73 (22.19%) TCP/IP
13 56 (17.02%) RIP
14 52 (15.81%) HSRP
14 52 (15.81%) Network Security
15 48 (14.59%) IPsec
16 47 (14.29%) VPLS
17 46 (13.98%) Internet
18 42 (12.77%) WLAN
19 39 (11.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (3.95%) MySQL
4 10 (3.04%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (4.86%) Subversion
1 16 (4.86%) JIRA
1 16 (4.86%) Git (software)
1 16 (4.86%) Hudson
1 16 (4.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.61%) Ant
General
1 75 (22.80%) Finance
2 53 (16.11%) Banking
3 49 (14.89%) Telecoms
4 29 (8.81%) Investment Banking
5 26 (7.90%) Retail
6 11 (3.34%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.52%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.52%) Local Government
9 4 (1.22%) Marketing
9 4 (1.22%) Electronics
10 3 (0.91%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 180 (54.71%) Network Engineer
2 42 (12.77%) Architect
3 41 (12.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (7.60%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (6.69%) Support Engineer
6 21 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 17 (5.17%) Consultant
7 17 (5.17%) Analyst
8 16 (4.86%) Network Analyst
8 16 (4.86%) Network Architect
9 15 (4.56%) Security Architect
9 15 (4.56%) Network Consultant
10 12 (3.65%) Cisco Support
10 12 (3.65%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 11 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.34%) Network Design Engineer
11 11 (3.34%) IP Engineer
11 11 (3.34%) Design Engineer
12 10 (3.04%) Operations Engineer
12 10 (3.04%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.43%) LAMP
2 3 (0.91%) CSS
3 2 (0.61%) Web Services
3 2 (0.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.86%) Wiki
2 15 (4.56%) FlexPod
3 12 (3.65%) Clustering
4 10 (3.04%) IVR
5 7 (2.13%) Celerra
5 7 (2.13%) Replication
6 6 (1.82%) NHS
7 4 (1.22%) DTV
7 4 (1.22%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.22%) e-Health
7 4 (1.22%) Life Science
7 4 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.91%) PKI
9 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.61%) Online Games
9 2 (0.61%) SecurID
9 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.30%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.50%) Windows
2 37 (11.25%) Linux
3 32 (9.73%) UNIX
4 21 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (4.86%) CentOS
6 13 (3.95%) Debian
6 13 (3.95%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.74%) Solaris
8 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.24%) Load Balancing
2 55 (16.72%) Network Design
3 48 (14.59%) Migration
4 37 (11.25%) Network Management
5 34 (10.33%) Network Monitoring
6 32 (9.73%) ITIL
7 31 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (9.42%) Low Latency
8 25 (7.60%) Incident Management
9 21 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
10 20 (6.08%) Network Architecture
10 20 (6.08%) E-Commerce
11 18 (5.47%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.86%) DevOps
12 16 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (4.56%) Build Automation
13 15 (4.56%) Change Management
14 14 (4.26%) CRM
15 11 (3.34%) Service Delivery
16 10 (3.04%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.16%) Perl
2 13 (3.95%) Lisp
2 13 (3.95%) Ruby
2 13 (3.95%) Bash Shell
3 12 (3.65%) Python
4 11 (3.34%) PHP
4 11 (3.34%) SQL
4 11 (3.34%) Java
5 5 (1.52%) R
6 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 228 (69.30%) Cisco Certification
2 187 (56.84%) CCNP
3 116 (35.26%) CCNA
4 69 (20.97%) CCIE
5 27 (8.21%) Security Cleared
6 23 (6.99%) SC Cleared
7 19 (5.78%) CCDP
8 15 (4.56%) VCP4
9 11 (3.34%) CCSE
9 11 (3.34%) CCSA
10 10 (3.04%) BC Cleared
11 9 (2.74%) JNCIS
12 7 (2.13%) HP ASE
12 7 (2.13%) CCIP
13 6 (1.82%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.52%) Degree
14 5 (1.52%) HP MASE
15 4 (1.22%) JNCIP
16 3 (0.91%) CCVP
17 2 (0.61%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.65%) SLA
2 7 (2.13%) QA
3 4 (1.22%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.86%) Samba
3 16 (4.86%) Hyper-V
3 16 (4.86%) Postfix
3 16 (4.86%) XenServer
4 10 (3.04%) Terminal Services
5 9 (2.74%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.43%) XenApp
7 7 (2.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (1.52%) vSphere
9 4 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (5.47%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (4.86%) ZABBIX
2 16 (4.86%) Puppet
2 16 (4.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (4.56%) OpenNMS
3 15 (4.56%) RANCID
4 10 (3.04%) Salt
4 10 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.04%) OPNET
5 5 (1.52%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.22%) SCOM
6 4 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.61%) NetCrunch
8 2 (0.61%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 300 (91.19%) Cisco
2 115 (34.95%) CheckPoint
3 97 (29.48%) F5
4 89 (27.05%) Juniper
5 56 (17.02%) VMware
6 40 (12.16%) Citrix
6 40 (12.16%) HP
7 38 (11.55%) SolarWinds
8 32 (9.73%) Blue Coat
9 30 (9.12%) Microsoft
10 29 (8.81%) Riverbed
11 25 (7.60%) Nortel
12 19 (5.78%) Fortinet
13 17 (5.17%) Red Hat
14 14 (4.26%) Avaya
15 13 (3.95%) TippingPoint
16 12 (3.65%) BMC
16 12 (3.65%) Motorola
17 11 (3.34%) Oracle
18 10 (3.04%) Brocade
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