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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 444 490 446
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -44
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 192 120 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 1.47% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 79 85
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £330 £334
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-65.00% +135.29%

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
8062 8177 7057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.80% 14.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4616 4454 3809
Average daily rate £375 £363 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 456 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +48 172 £425 +21.42% 31
London +50 110 £434 +8.43% 12
City of London -1 28 £425 +13.33% 5
South East -11 28 £425 +19.29% 5
Berkshire +2 8 £473 +8.00% 3
South West -10 8 £394 +12.50% 2
North East - 7 - -
Durham - 7 - -
Wiltshire +7 6 £488 +39.28% 1
North West -34 6 £377 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £425 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £338 -
Crawley - 5 £338 -
Scotland - 5 £377 - 3
East of England +6 4 £600 +86.04% 3
Hampshire -2 4 £500 +156.41% 1
Surrey -2 4 £375 +13.20%
Yorkshire -31 4 £425 +30.76% 3
West Midlands - 4 £270 - 5
Swindon - 4 £488 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 3 £600 +79.10%
West Yorkshire -31 3 £400 +23.07%
Leeds -31 3 £400 +23.07%
Darlington - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £495 - 2
Marlow - 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 -
Merseyside - 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 - -

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 316 (92.94%) Cisco
2 307 (90.29%) BGP
3 261 (76.76%) OSPF
4 231 (67.94%) Cisco Certification
5 226 (66.47%) Firewall
6 211 (62.06%) WAN
7 197 (57.94%) LAN
8 181 (53.24%) CCNP
9 179 (52.65%) MPLS
10 164 (48.24%) Cisco ASA
11 140 (41.18%) VPN
12 137 (40.29%) Wireless
13 131 (38.53%) TCP/IP
14 122 (35.88%) DNS
14 122 (35.88%) CheckPoint
15 112 (32.94%) IPsec
16 103 (30.29%) Network Security
16 103 (30.29%) VLAN
17 96 (28.24%) DHCP
18 93 (27.35%) Juniper
18 93 (27.35%) F5
19 89 (26.18%) CCIE
20 85 (25.00%) Data Centre
21 82 (24.12%) Cisco Nexus
21 82 (24.12%) HSRP
22 78 (22.94%) CCNA
23 75 (22.06%) Load Balancing
24 74 (21.76%) Finance
25 73 (21.47%) VoIP
25 73 (21.47%) Spanning Tree

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (1.47%) Lync
2 4 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.29%) nginx
4 1 (0.29%) Confluence
4 1 (0.29%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.29%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 10 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.47%) MS Office
3 4 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.53%) SaaS
2 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.18%) PaaS
4 3 (0.88%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 307 (90.29%) BGP
2 261 (76.76%) OSPF
3 226 (66.47%) Firewall
4 211 (62.06%) WAN
5 197 (57.94%) LAN
6 179 (52.65%) MPLS
7 164 (48.24%) Cisco ASA
8 140 (41.18%) VPN
9 137 (40.29%) Wireless
10 131 (38.53%) TCP/IP
11 122 (35.88%) DNS
12 112 (32.94%) IPsec
13 103 (30.29%) VLAN
13 103 (30.29%) Network Security
14 96 (28.24%) DHCP
15 82 (24.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 82 (24.12%) HSRP
16 73 (21.47%) Spanning Tree
16 73 (21.47%) VoIP
17 62 (18.24%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.29%) MySQL
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (6.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.29%) Subversion
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.29%) Hudson
2 1 (0.29%) GCC
2 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
General
1 74 (21.76%) Finance
2 57 (16.76%) Telecoms
3 27 (7.94%) Banking
4 20 (5.88%) Multimedia
5 8 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.47%) Retail
8 4 (1.18%) Legal
9 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.59%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 216 (63.53%) Network Engineer
2 47 (13.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 32 (9.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 31 (9.12%) Consultant
5 28 (8.24%) Security Engineer
6 27 (7.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 23 (6.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 22 (6.47%) Network Consultant
9 15 (4.41%) Network Specialist
10 14 (4.12%) Network Support
10 14 (4.12%) Architect
10 14 (4.12%) Design Engineer
11 13 (3.82%) Network Architect
11 13 (3.82%) Network Design Engineer
12 9 (2.65%) Communications Engineer
12 9 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.65%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.65%) Support Engineer
12 9 (2.65%) Avaya Engineer
13 8 (2.35%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (16.18%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.47%) CSS
3 4 (1.18%) XMPP
4 2 (0.59%) Middleware
5 1 (0.29%) OCX
5 1 (0.29%) LAMP
5 1 (0.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.24%) PKI
3 14 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (3.82%) IVR
5 12 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.06%) Clustering
8 6 (1.76%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.47%) NHS
10 3 (0.88%) BBC
10 3 (0.88%) e-Health
10 3 (0.88%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.59%) FMCG
11 2 (0.59%) DataPower
11 2 (0.59%) Life Science
12 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.29%) Windows
2 39 (11.47%) Linux
3 27 (7.94%) UNIX
4 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000
6 3 (0.88%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) Debian
8 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.29%) HPUX
8 1 (0.29%) Solaris
8 1 (0.29%) CentOS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (22.06%) Load Balancing
2 58 (17.06%) ITIL
3 52 (15.29%) Network Management
4 50 (14.71%) Network Design
5 26 (7.65%) Network Monitoring
6 24 (7.06%) Migration
7 23 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (5.29%) Project Management
10 17 (5.00%) Network Architecture
11 14 (4.12%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.82%) Information Security
13 12 (3.53%) Performance Management
14 11 (3.24%) Change Management
14 11 (3.24%) WAN Optimisation
15 10 (2.94%) Low Latency
15 10 (2.94%) PRINCE2
15 10 (2.94%) Validation
16 9 (2.65%) Load Testing
16 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.24%) VB
2 10 (2.94%) SQL
3 8 (2.35%) Lisp
4 7 (2.06%) Perl
5 4 (1.18%) Python
5 4 (1.18%) Ruby
6 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.88%) Tcl
6 3 (0.88%) VBScript
7 1 (0.29%) PHP
7 1 (0.29%) C
7 1 (0.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 231 (67.94%) Cisco Certification
2 181 (53.24%) CCNP
3 89 (26.18%) CCIE
4 78 (22.94%) CCNA
5 32 (9.41%) Security Cleared
6 31 (9.12%) Degree
7 26 (7.65%) CCSA
8 20 (5.88%) CCSE
9 18 (5.29%) SC Cleared
10 17 (5.00%) CCIP
11 14 (4.12%) DV Cleared
12 12 (3.53%) CCDP
13 10 (2.94%) CCDA
14 9 (2.65%) CCSP
15 8 (2.35%) CISSP
15 8 (2.35%) JNCIS
16 7 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (1.76%) JNCIA
18 5 (1.47%) JNCIP
19 4 (1.18%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.24%) SLA
2 4 (1.18%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.88%) COBIT
4 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.76%) vSphere
3 4 (1.18%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.88%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.88%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.59%) XenApp
5 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.59%) NFS
6 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.29%) Firmware
6 1 (0.29%) Samba
6 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.29%) Postfix
6 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.29%) XenServer
6 1 (0.29%) iptables
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (9.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (5.59%) CiscoWorks
3 11 (3.24%) OpenView
4 9 (2.65%) AirWatch
5 8 (2.35%) Cisco IPCC
5 8 (2.35%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (2.06%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.76%) WhatsUp Gold
7 6 (1.76%) NetCrunch
8 5 (1.47%) Cacti
8 5 (1.47%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (1.47%) OPNET
8 5 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.88%) Nagios
9 3 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.59%) SCCM
10 2 (0.59%) SCOM
10 2 (0.59%) Cisco LMS
10 2 (0.59%) Opsview
10 2 (0.59%) Graphite
Vendors
1 316 (92.94%) Cisco
2 122 (35.88%) CheckPoint
3 93 (27.35%) Juniper
3 93 (27.35%) F5
4 66 (19.41%) SolarWinds
5 59 (17.35%) Aruba
6 46 (13.53%) HP
7 37 (10.88%) VMware
8 31 (9.12%) Blue Coat
9 25 (7.35%) Fortinet
10 22 (6.47%) Infoblox
11 21 (6.18%) Riverbed
12 20 (5.88%) Microsoft
13 19 (5.59%) Citrix
14 15 (4.41%) Avaya
15 14 (4.12%) Nortel
16 12 (3.53%) Websense
16 12 (3.53%) BT
17 11 (3.24%) Nokia
17 11 (3.24%) IronPort
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