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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 518 470 528
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +58
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 125 167 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 2.07% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 99 61
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.12% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-48.12% -

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
8718 8059 7220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 14.38% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5279 4535 3866
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 479 396
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.30 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -54 107 £375 +7.14% 35
London -33 40 £409 +16.78% 19
South East -11 19 £423 +5.75% 6
South West +12 17 £325 +35.41% 1
Berkshire +8 13 £436 +35.79% 2
Scotland - 12 £320 - 1
Reading +5 11 £433 - 2
West Midlands -22 11 £370 +17.46% 6
Swindon +8 10 £361 -
Wiltshire +3 10 £361 -
North West -27 9 £375 +87.50%
City of London +39 8 £388 +14.81% 6
Edinburgh - 8 £350 -
Cheltenham +8 6 £325 +35.41%
Gloucestershire +3 6 £325 +35.41% 1
Yorkshire -2 5 £400 +6.66%
Manchester -10 5 £375 +87.50%
East of England +13 4 £450 - 2
Hampshire -2 4 £215 -46.25% 1
Leeds -7 4 £400 +6.66%
Birmingham -11 4 £370 +17.46% 2
West Yorkshire -17 4 £400 +6.66%
Basingstoke -3 3 £215 -46.25%
Belfast - 3 £315 -
County Antrim - 3 £315 -
Erskine - 3 £290 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £290 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £315 -
Buckinghamshire +3 2 - -
Liverpool -4 2 £400 +6.66%

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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.

1 231 (95.06%) Cisco
2 216 (88.89%) BGP
3 190 (78.19%) Cisco Certification
4 171 (70.37%) OSPF
5 157 (64.61%) CCNP
6 143 (58.85%) WAN
7 139 (57.20%) Firewall
8 125 (51.44%) MPLS
9 107 (44.03%) LAN
10 97 (39.92%) VPN
11 94 (38.68%) Juniper
12 93 (38.27%) Cisco ASA
13 84 (34.57%) CheckPoint
14 83 (34.16%) Wireless
15 78 (32.10%) TCP/IP
16 72 (29.63%) CCNA
17 70 (28.81%) Cisco Nexus
18 64 (26.34%) IPsec
19 62 (25.51%) VoIP
20 61 (25.10%) Data Centre
21 57 (23.46%) Network Security
22 53 (21.81%) F5
23 52 (21.40%) HSRP
23 52 (21.40%) DHCP
24 49 (20.16%) Security Cleared
25 48 (19.75%) DNS
26 47 (19.34%) SC Cleared
27 45 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
27 45 (18.52%) CCIE
28 41 (16.87%) VLAN

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 5 (2.06%) Apache
2 4 (1.65%) Confluence
2 4 (1.65%) JBoss
2 4 (1.65%) MediaWiki
2 4 (1.65%) nginx
3 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (8.23%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 216 (88.89%) BGP
2 171 (70.37%) OSPF
3 143 (58.85%) WAN
4 139 (57.20%) Firewall
5 125 (51.44%) MPLS
6 107 (44.03%) LAN
7 97 (39.92%) VPN
8 93 (38.27%) Cisco ASA
9 83 (34.16%) Wireless
10 78 (32.10%) TCP/IP
11 70 (28.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 64 (26.34%) IPsec
13 62 (25.51%) VoIP
14 57 (23.46%) Network Security
15 52 (21.40%) DHCP
15 52 (21.40%) HSRP
16 48 (19.75%) DNS
17 45 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
18 41 (16.87%) VLAN
19 27 (11.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.47%) MySQL
2 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.82%) Informix
3 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.41%) Redis
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.06%) Hudson
2 5 (2.06%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.06%) JIRA
2 5 (2.06%) Subversion
3 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (15.23%) Finance
2 16 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.29%) Banking
4 8 (3.29%) Retail
5 7 (2.88%) Law
5 7 (2.88%) Legal
6 4 (1.65%) Games
6 4 (1.65%) Publishing
7 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.82%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.82%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 158 (65.02%) Network Engineer
2 58 (23.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 52 (21.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 35 (14.40%) Senior Network Engineer
5 23 (9.47%) Designer
6 22 (9.05%) Network Designer
7 21 (8.64%) IP Designer
8 17 (7.00%) Firewall Engineer
9 16 (6.58%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (6.58%) Security Engineer
10 15 (6.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 13 (5.35%) Consultant
11 13 (5.35%) Network Consultant
12 12 (4.94%) Architect
13 10 (4.12%) Network Architect
14 9 (3.70%) Data Engineer
14 9 (3.70%) Voice Engineer
15 8 (3.29%) Design Engineer
16 7 (2.88%) Network Support Engineer
16 7 (2.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.58%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.65%) OCX
3 3 (1.23%) LAMP
3 3 (1.23%) XMPP
4 2 (0.82%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.41%) CSS
5 1 (0.41%) Middleware
5 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (2.88%) Clustering
4 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.06%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.65%) PKI
6 4 (1.65%) Wiki
7 3 (1.23%) e-Health
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) IVR
8 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.41%) Fintech
9 1 (0.41%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.41%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.41%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.11%) Windows
2 23 (9.47%) Linux
3 16 (6.58%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.06%) CentOS
5 5 (2.06%) Unix
6 4 (1.65%) Debian
6 4 (1.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) CatOS
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.64%) ITIL
2 30 (12.35%) Load Balancing
3 21 (8.64%) High Availability
3 21 (8.64%) Network Design
4 18 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (7.41%) Change Management
5 17 (7.00%) Migration
5 17 (7.00%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (6.17%) Change Control
6 15 (6.17%) Incident Management
7 12 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (4.94%) Network Management
7 12 (4.94%) Project Management
8 11 (4.53%) Escalation Management
9 10 (4.12%) ITSM
9 10 (4.12%) Network Planning
9 10 (4.12%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.70%) Information Security
11 8 (3.29%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 6 (2.47%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.06%) Perl
4 4 (1.65%) SQL
5 3 (1.23%) Java
5 3 (1.23%) PHP
5 3 (1.23%) Python
6 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.82%) Ruby
6 2 (0.82%) Tcl
7 1 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) Korn
7 1 (0.41%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 190 (78.19%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (64.61%) CCNP
3 72 (29.63%) CCNA
4 49 (20.16%) Security Cleared
5 47 (19.34%) SC Cleared
6 45 (18.52%) CCIE
7 24 (9.88%) JNCIP
8 22 (9.05%) DV Cleared
9 17 (7.00%) Degree
10 10 (4.12%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.88%) CCDP
12 5 (2.06%) CCNP Voice
12 5 (2.06%) CCSE
13 4 (1.65%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.65%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.23%) CCSA
14 3 (1.23%) CCSP
15 2 (0.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.82%) GLP
3 2 (0.82%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.88%) ProxySG
2 7 (2.88%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.65%) iptables
3 4 (1.65%) Postfix
3 4 (1.65%) Samba
3 4 (1.65%) vSphere
3 4 (1.65%) XenServer
4 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.23%) vCloud
4 3 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.41%) Snort
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (8.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.29%) Cacti
2 8 (3.29%) Nagios
3 7 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.47%) SmokePing
5 5 (2.06%) OpenView
6 4 (1.65%) Puppet
6 4 (1.65%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.23%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.23%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco CME
8 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.82%) OPNET
8 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.41%) Graphite
9 1 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.41%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.41%) Opsview
9 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 231 (95.06%) Cisco
2 94 (38.68%) Juniper
3 84 (34.57%) CheckPoint
4 53 (21.81%) F5
5 29 (11.93%) Fortinet
6 25 (10.29%) VMware
7 22 (9.05%) Palo Alto
8 21 (8.64%) Riverbed
9 17 (7.00%) Intel Security
9 17 (7.00%) SolarWinds
10 15 (6.17%) HP
10 15 (6.17%) Microsoft
10 15 (6.17%) Nokia
11 14 (5.76%) Aruba
11 14 (5.76%) Citrix
12 10 (4.12%) Blue Coat
12 10 (4.12%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.47%) Motorola
13 6 (2.47%) Remedy
14 5 (2.06%) Brocade
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