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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
UK
Rank 525 508 461
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -47
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 70 120 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.58% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 81 106
Median daily rate £315 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.06 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.07% -2.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.06 - £18.00

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
6821 7588 7801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.58% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4255 4486 4294
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 314 451
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £50.00 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 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
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 23 February 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 -27 54 £338 -6.89% 18
London -28 20 £350 -9.67% 13
South East +1 11 £300 -12.72% 3
North West - 10 £315 - 2
Belfast - 8 £313 -
County Antrim - 8 £313 -
Northern Ireland - 8 £313 -
Yorkshire +5 5 £300 +3.44%
City of London -15 5 £325 -10.95% 4
Manchester - 5 £315 - 1
Berkshire +9 4 £374 +6.71% 1
Hampshire +3 4 £300 +4.34%
South Wales - 4 £300 -
Birmingham - 4 £338 -
Cheshire - 4 £338 -
West Midlands - 4 £338 -
Warrington - 4 £338 -
Wales - 4 £300 -
Scotland +25 3 £375 -
Edinburgh +22 3 £375 -
North Yorkshire +6 3 £300 +9.09%
East Midlands +4 3 £265 -11.66%
West Yorkshire +15 2 £400 +6.66%
Leeds +5 2 £400 -
Bracknell +2 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £300 -
Reading +11 1 - -

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 150 (93.75%) Cisco
2 137 (85.63%) BGP
3 127 (79.38%) OSPF
4 117 (73.13%) Cisco Certification
5 105 (65.63%) CCNP
6 93 (58.13%) Firewall
7 84 (52.50%) WAN
8 65 (40.63%) LAN
9 64 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
10 62 (38.75%) Juniper
11 60 (37.50%) MPLS
12 58 (36.25%) F5
13 56 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 56 (35.00%) CCNA
14 54 (33.75%) VPN
15 47 (29.38%) CheckPoint
16 41 (25.63%) Network Security
17 40 (25.00%) Data Centre
18 38 (23.75%) VLAN
18 38 (23.75%) IPsec
19 37 (23.13%) TCP/IP
20 36 (22.50%) Wireless
20 36 (22.50%) Palo Alto
21 35 (21.88%) DNS
22 33 (20.63%) Finance
23 30 (18.75%) VoIP
23 30 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 30 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
24 29 (18.13%) Load Balancing
25 28 (17.50%) Security Cleared

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 (1.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (85.63%) BGP
2 127 (79.38%) OSPF
3 93 (58.13%) Firewall
4 84 (52.50%) WAN
5 65 (40.63%) LAN
6 64 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 60 (37.50%) MPLS
8 56 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 54 (33.75%) VPN
10 41 (25.63%) Network Security
11 38 (23.75%) IPsec
11 38 (23.75%) VLAN
12 37 (23.13%) TCP/IP
13 36 (22.50%) Wireless
14 35 (21.88%) DNS
15 30 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 30 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
15 30 (18.75%) VoIP
16 27 (16.88%) HSRP
17 25 (15.63%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 6 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (20.63%) Finance
2 24 (15.00%) Banking
3 13 (8.13%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.25%) Retail
5 8 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.88%) Military
7 2 (1.25%) Electronics
7 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.25%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (61.25%) Network Engineer
2 44 (27.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 41 (25.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (11.25%) Security Engineer
5 17 (10.63%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (8.13%) Network Support
8 11 (6.88%) Consultant
8 11 (6.88%) Design Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Network Design Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.63%) Network Consultant
10 9 (5.63%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Telephony Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 6 (3.75%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.88%) COM
2 3 (1.88%) XMPP
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.50%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.88%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.88%) PKI
6 2 (1.25%) e-Health
6 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) DataPower
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.88%) Unix
2 8 (5.00%) Windows
3 6 (3.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.25%) FreeBSD
4 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.13%) Load Balancing
2 27 (16.88%) Network Design
3 12 (7.50%) Project Management
4 10 (6.25%) ITIL
4 10 (6.25%) Network Management
5 9 (5.63%) Migration
5 9 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 8 (5.00%) Security Monitoring
6 8 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (4.38%) Low Latency
8 6 (3.75%) Change Management
8 6 (3.75%) High Availability
8 6 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (3.75%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.75%) Network Architecture
8 6 (3.75%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.13%) Change Control
9 5 (3.13%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.50%) Perl
2 3 (1.88%) Python
2 3 (1.88%) SQL
3 2 (1.25%) Lisp
3 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 117 (73.13%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (65.63%) CCNP
3 56 (35.00%) CCNA
4 28 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 26 (16.25%) CCIE
6 22 (13.75%) SC Cleared
7 16 (10.00%) Degree
8 8 (5.00%) CCDP
8 8 (5.00%) CCVP
9 6 (3.75%) CISSP
10 4 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.50%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.50%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.88%) CCDA
11 3 (1.88%) CCSP
11 3 (1.88%) CISM
11 3 (1.88%) GSEC
12 2 (1.25%) CCSA
12 2 (1.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) COBIT
1 3 (1.88%) ISO27002
1 3 (1.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.88%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (1.88%) vCloud
4 3 (1.88%) vSphere
5 2 (1.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (6.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (3.75%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.75%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.88%) Nessus
4 3 (1.88%) OpenView
4 3 (1.88%) Pingdom
5 2 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.63%) Cacti
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.63%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.63%) Nagios
6 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.63%) OPNET
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) Puppet
6 1 (0.63%) SCCM
6 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 150 (93.75%) Cisco
2 62 (38.75%) Juniper
3 58 (36.25%) F5
4 47 (29.38%) CheckPoint
5 36 (22.50%) Palo Alto
6 20 (12.50%) Arista
7 18 (11.25%) Fortinet
8 13 (8.13%) Aruba
9 10 (6.25%) HP
9 10 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 10 (6.25%) VMware
10 8 (5.00%) Blue Coat
10 8 (5.00%) Red Box
10 8 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 8 (5.00%) Sourcefire
11 6 (3.75%) Citrix
11 6 (3.75%) Splunk
12 5 (3.13%) NetScout
12 5 (3.13%) Riverbed
13 4 (2.50%) BT