The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 496 467 499
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +32
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 91 77 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 1.07% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 55
Average daily rate £350 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £265 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £31.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7257 7224 9297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 15.14% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3828 3580 4351
Average daily rate £360 £345 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 572 627
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -66 88 £350 +12.44% 23
London +1 48 £365 +4.28% 8
City of London +2 19 £325 -35.00% 4
South East -26 19 £305 +15.09% 3
North West -10 7 £250 - 1
South West - 7 £419 - 3
Berkshire -9 5 £225 -30.76% 1
Hampshire -11 5 £263 -0.94%
Cheshire - 5 - - 1
East of England -24 3 £400 - 3
Wiltshire - 3 £265 - 2
Swindon - 3 £265 - 2
Bristol - 3 £425 -
Reading - 2 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Manchester -13 1 - -
East Midlands -13 1 - -
Leeds -18 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire -19 1 - - 4
Yorkshire -20 1 - - 5
Essex -25 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Poole - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 182 (95.79%) Cisco
2 150 (78.95%) BGP
3 147 (77.37%) Cisco Certification
4 130 (68.42%) WAN
5 125 (65.79%) OSPF
6 121 (63.68%) CCNP
7 100 (52.63%) LAN
8 95 (50.00%) Firewall
9 93 (48.95%) MPLS
10 89 (46.84%) VPN
11 68 (35.79%) TCP/IP
12 66 (34.74%) Cisco ASA
13 63 (33.16%) CheckPoint
14 56 (29.47%) VoIP
14 56 (29.47%) VLAN
15 53 (27.89%) CCNA
16 52 (27.37%) IPsec
16 52 (27.37%) Cisco Nexus
17 49 (25.79%) F5
17 49 (25.79%) Juniper
18 48 (25.26%) Network Security
19 45 (23.68%) Finance
19 45 (23.68%) Wireless
20 43 (22.63%) HSRP
21 42 (22.11%) CCIE
22 36 (18.95%) DNS
22 36 (18.95%) Ethernet
23 35 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
24 33 (17.37%) RIP
25 30 (15.79%) DHCP

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (3.16%) Apache
2 4 (2.11%) MediaWiki
2 4 (2.11%) nginx
2 4 (2.11%) Confluence
3 2 (1.05%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.11%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.53%) MS Project
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.53%) SAP CCM
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 150 (78.95%) BGP
2 130 (68.42%) WAN
3 125 (65.79%) OSPF
4 100 (52.63%) LAN
5 95 (50.00%) Firewall
6 93 (48.95%) MPLS
7 89 (46.84%) VPN
8 68 (35.79%) TCP/IP
9 66 (34.74%) Cisco ASA
10 56 (29.47%) VoIP
10 56 (29.47%) VLAN
11 52 (27.37%) IPsec
11 52 (27.37%) Cisco Nexus
12 48 (25.26%) Network Security
13 45 (23.68%) Wireless
14 43 (22.63%) HSRP
15 36 (18.95%) DNS
15 36 (18.95%) Ethernet
16 35 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
17 33 (17.37%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.11%) Relational Database
1 4 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (2.11%) MySQL
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.11%) Hudson
2 4 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.11%) JIRA
2 4 (2.11%) Subversion
General
1 45 (23.68%) Finance
2 27 (14.21%) Banking
3 23 (12.11%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.16%) Legal
6 5 (2.63%) Law
7 4 (2.11%) Games
8 3 (1.58%) Military
8 3 (1.58%) Retail
9 2 (1.05%) French Language
9 2 (1.05%) German Language
9 2 (1.05%) Front Office
9 2 (1.05%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) Local Government
10 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (51.05%) Network Engineer
2 30 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (10.53%) Analyst
3 20 (10.53%) Network Analyst
3 20 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 19 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 18 (9.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (7.89%) Architect
7 14 (7.37%) Network Architect
8 13 (6.84%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) Consultant
10 11 (5.79%) IP Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
12 9 (4.74%) Voice Analyst
13 8 (4.21%) Telephony Engineer
13 8 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (4.21%) Senior Network Analyst
13 8 (4.21%) Network Consultant
14 6 (3.16%) Technical Design Authority
14 6 (3.16%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.11%) LAMP
2 1 (0.53%) .NET
2 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.53%) DCOM
2 1 (0.53%) OCX
2 1 (0.53%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.21%) NHS
2 7 (3.68%) PKI
3 5 (2.63%) SecurID
3 5 (2.63%) e-Health
3 5 (2.63%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.11%) Wiki
4 4 (2.11%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.58%) Open Source
6 2 (1.05%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.05%) Derivative
6 2 (1.05%) IVR
7 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.53%) Handset
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Replication
7 1 (0.53%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.11%) Linux
2 21 (11.05%) Windows
3 15 (7.89%) UNIX
4 9 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.11%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.11%) Debian
7 1 (0.53%) VMS
7 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.74%) Network Design
2 26 (13.68%) ITIL
3 24 (12.63%) Load Balancing
4 21 (11.05%) Network Management
5 18 (9.47%) Network Architecture
6 17 (8.95%) Project Management
7 15 (7.89%) Migration
8 14 (7.37%) Change Management
9 13 (6.84%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (5.79%) Low Latency
11 10 (5.26%) SIEM
12 7 (3.68%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.16%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (2.63%) Service Management
14 5 (2.63%) Incident Management
14 5 (2.63%) Content Management
15 4 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
15 4 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.68%) C
1 7 (3.68%) SQL
2 5 (2.63%) Java
2 5 (2.63%) Perl
3 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.11%) Ruby
3 4 (2.11%) PHP
3 4 (2.11%) VB
4 3 (1.58%) VBScript
5 2 (1.05%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 147 (77.37%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (63.68%) CCNP
3 53 (27.89%) CCNA
4 42 (22.11%) CCIE
5 19 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (7.89%) SC Cleared
7 14 (7.37%) Degree
7 14 (7.37%) CCSP
8 12 (6.32%) CCIP
9 11 (5.79%) CCVP
10 10 (5.26%) CCDP
11 6 (3.16%) BC Cleared
12 5 (2.63%) JNCIS
12 5 (2.63%) JNCIP
13 4 (2.11%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.58%) JNCIA
15 2 (1.05%) OSCP
15 2 (1.05%) JNCIE
15 2 (1.05%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.16%) SLA
2 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.11%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (1.58%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.11%) Postfix
2 4 (2.11%) XenServer
2 4 (2.11%) Samba
2 4 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.05%) vCloud
3 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.05%) vSphere
3 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (6.32%) Cisco UCCE
3 11 (5.79%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (3.16%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (2.11%) Puppet
6 4 (2.11%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (2.11%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.58%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (1.05%) Netcool
8 2 (1.05%) OpenView
9 1 (0.53%) Nagios
9 1 (0.53%) Nessus
9 1 (0.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 182 (95.79%) Cisco
2 63 (33.16%) CheckPoint
3 49 (25.79%) F5
3 49 (25.79%) Juniper
4 22 (11.58%) VMware
5 18 (9.47%) SolarWinds
6 16 (8.42%) Riverbed
7 15 (7.89%) HP
8 12 (6.32%) Microsoft
9 11 (5.79%) ArcSight
10 8 (4.21%) BT
10 8 (4.21%) Citrix
11 7 (3.68%) Radware
12 6 (3.16%) Nokia
13 5 (2.63%) Nortel
13 5 (2.63%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.63%) CA
14 4 (2.11%) Huawei
14 4 (2.11%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
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