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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 472 421 457
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +36
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 135 153 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 2.15% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 90 73
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £471 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.03% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +12.72%

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
8412 7118 9036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.48% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4643 3883 4097
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 408 696
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -43 130 £350 -3.44% 41
London +13 79 £400 +6.66% 23
City of London +45 40 £425 +9.67% 6
South East -14 16 £356 -1.38% 11
South West -24 12 £308 +17.14% 2
North West -18 8 - - 1
Yorkshire +5 7 £325 -13.33% 4
West Yorkshire 0 7 £325 - 4
Manchester -6 7 - -
Gloucestershire - 7 £288 - 1
Surrey +5 6 £331 - 3
Leeds - 6 £325 - 4
Hampshire -13 5 £220 -37.14% 3
Cheltenham - 5 £263 -
Berkshire +6 4 £438 +20.68% 2
Wiltshire - 3 £350 - 1
Bracknell +2 2 - -
Southampton -12 2 £208 -40.71% 1
Bristol -17 2 £388 +47.61%
East of England -37 2 £323 +11.20% 2
Basingstoke - 2 - - 1
Newbury -1 1 £425 +36.00%
West Midlands -14 1 £160 -40.74%
Wales -25 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire -28 1 £335 - 1
Watford - 1 £335 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £160 -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 200 (90.50%) Cisco
2 175 (79.19%) BGP
3 151 (68.33%) Cisco Certification
4 139 (62.90%) CCNP
5 132 (59.73%) Firewall
6 130 (58.82%) OSPF
7 124 (56.11%) WAN
8 108 (48.87%) LAN
9 86 (38.91%) VPN
10 70 (31.67%) MPLS
11 63 (28.51%) CheckPoint
12 62 (28.05%) Juniper
13 60 (27.15%) Cisco ASA
14 56 (25.34%) F5
15 55 (24.89%) CCNA
16 48 (21.72%) Cisco Nexus
17 47 (21.27%) TCP/IP
17 47 (21.27%) IPsec
18 46 (20.81%) Finance
19 44 (19.91%) RIP
20 42 (19.00%) Multicast
21 40 (18.10%) VoIP
21 40 (18.10%) Network Design
22 39 (17.65%) VLAN
23 37 (16.74%) Banking
23 37 (16.74%) Network Security
24 36 (16.29%) Wireless
25 34 (15.38%) HSRP
26 32 (14.48%) ITIL
27 31 (14.03%) CCIE

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 13 (5.88%) Apache
1 13 (5.88%) nginx
1 13 (5.88%) Confluence
1 13 (5.88%) MediaWiki
2 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.71%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (79.19%) BGP
2 132 (59.73%) Firewall
3 130 (58.82%) OSPF
4 124 (56.11%) WAN
5 108 (48.87%) LAN
6 86 (38.91%) VPN
7 70 (31.67%) MPLS
8 60 (27.15%) Cisco ASA
9 48 (21.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 47 (21.27%) IPsec
10 47 (21.27%) TCP/IP
11 44 (19.91%) RIP
12 42 (19.00%) Multicast
13 40 (18.10%) VoIP
14 39 (17.65%) VLAN
15 37 (16.74%) Network Security
16 36 (16.29%) Wireless
17 34 (15.38%) HSRP
18 28 (12.67%) TACACS
19 26 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.88%) MySQL
1 13 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (5.88%) Subversion
1 13 (5.88%) JIRA
1 13 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 13 (5.88%) Hudson
1 13 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.45%) Ant
General
1 46 (20.81%) Finance
2 37 (16.74%) Banking
3 22 (9.95%) Telecoms
4 19 (8.60%) Investment Banking
5 17 (7.69%) Retail
6 3 (1.36%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Local Government
7 2 (0.90%) Publishing
7 2 (0.90%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 102 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 44 (19.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (9.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (8.14%) Consultant
5 17 (7.69%) Architect
5 17 (7.69%) Network Consultant
6 13 (5.88%) Network Support
6 13 (5.88%) Telephony Engineer
6 13 (5.88%) Analyst
7 12 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (5.43%) Security Architect
7 12 (5.43%) Cisco Support
8 11 (4.98%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.98%) Network Analyst
9 9 (4.07%) Administrator
9 9 (4.07%) Network Architect
9 9 (4.07%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 7 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.17%) Network Specialist
10 7 (3.17%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.88%) LAMP
2 10 (4.52%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.90%) XMPP
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.88%) Wiki
2 9 (4.07%) FlexPod
3 4 (1.81%) Clustering
4 3 (1.36%) NHS
5 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.90%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.90%) e-Health
5 2 (0.90%) SecurID
5 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.90%) Open Source
5 2 (0.90%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.45%) Online Games
6 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.45%) FMCG
6 1 (0.45%) Replication
6 1 (0.45%) Firmware
6 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.57%) Windows
2 19 (8.60%) Linux
3 17 (7.69%) UNIX
4 14 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (5.88%) Debian
6 12 (5.43%) Ubuntu
7 8 (3.62%) CentOS
8 1 (0.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.10%) Network Design
2 32 (14.48%) ITIL
3 27 (12.22%) Network Monitoring
4 26 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 22 (9.95%) Network Management
6 19 (8.60%) Migration
6 19 (8.60%) Mentoring
7 16 (7.24%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.33%) Data Modelling
8 14 (6.33%) Network Architecture
9 13 (5.88%) DevOps
9 13 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.43%) Low Latency
11 10 (4.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (4.52%) Change Management
12 9 (4.07%) Project Management
13 8 (3.62%) Incident Management
14 7 (3.17%) Identity Management
14 7 (3.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.41%) Perl
2 14 (6.33%) SQL
3 13 (5.88%) Ruby
3 13 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 13 (5.88%) PHP
3 13 (5.88%) Java
4 7 (3.17%) R
5 6 (2.71%) Lisp
6 2 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 151 (68.33%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (62.90%) CCNP
3 55 (24.89%) CCNA
4 31 (14.03%) CCIE
5 16 (7.24%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.79%) CCVP
7 13 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.98%) CCDP
9 8 (3.62%) HP ASE
10 7 (3.17%) ACSP
11 6 (2.71%) JNCIP
12 5 (2.26%) CCSE
12 5 (2.26%) CCSA
12 5 (2.26%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.81%) CCIP
13 4 (1.81%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.81%) Degree
13 4 (1.81%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.36%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.62%) SLA
1 8 (3.62%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.88%) Samba
2 13 (5.88%) Postfix
2 13 (5.88%) XenServer
3 7 (3.17%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.90%) vSphere
5 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 22 (9.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (7.24%) Cisco UCCX
3 14 (6.33%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (6.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 13 (5.88%) Puppet
4 13 (5.88%) ZABBIX
5 9 (4.07%) OpenNMS
5 9 (4.07%) RANCID
6 6 (2.71%) OPNET
7 5 (2.26%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (1.36%) Salt
8 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.90%) OpenView
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 200 (90.50%) Cisco
2 63 (28.51%) CheckPoint
3 62 (28.05%) Juniper
4 56 (25.34%) F5
5 29 (13.12%) VMware
6 25 (11.31%) Citrix
6 25 (11.31%) HP
7 20 (9.05%) Microsoft
8 16 (7.24%) Blue Coat
9 14 (6.33%) SolarWinds
10 13 (5.88%) Aruba
10 13 (5.88%) Red Hat
11 10 (4.52%) Motorola
11 10 (4.52%) Riverbed
12 9 (4.07%) Meraki
13 7 (3.17%) AirMagnet
14 6 (2.71%) TippingPoint
14 6 (2.71%) BMC
15 4 (1.81%) Nokia
16 3 (1.36%) Brocade
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