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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 443 487 463
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -24
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 135 88 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 1.30% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 56 46
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£354 £384 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £265
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +41.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%

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
7870 6776 6888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.54% 12.93% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4305 3513 3357
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 410 574
Average hourly rate £27.16 £20.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.78% -12.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +32 131 £363 -3.33% 33
London +18 62 £325 -18.75% 14
South East -13 24 £450 +34.32% 9
City of London +22 17 £319 -12.06% 5
Yorkshire +5 17 £300 +50.00% 4
Berkshire +8 16 £500 +100.00% 2
North West -9 15 £500 - 2
Manchester - 10 £488 - 1
West Yorkshire -4 9 £370 - 2
Leeds 0 8 £373 - 2
Sheffield +7 7 £275 +37.50%
South Yorkshire +6 7 £275 +37.50%
South West -7 6 £450 +9.09% 2
Bracknell +13 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £350 - 2
Bristol +4 4 £425 - 2
East of England +12 3 £326 -18.43% 1
Milton Keynes 0 3 £353 -
Scotland -7 3 £300 -21.05%
Northamptonshire - 3 £425 -
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
Hampshire -9 2 £348 +54.55% 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire +10 1 £215 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 -
Watford - 1 £215 -
Surrey - 1 £520 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
Farnborough - - - - 2

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 291 (90.94%) Cisco
2 285 (89.06%) BGP
3 228 (71.25%) OSPF
4 217 (67.81%) Cisco Certification
5 202 (63.13%) Firewall
6 186 (58.13%) WAN
7 178 (55.63%) CCNP
8 168 (52.50%) LAN
9 136 (42.50%) MPLS
10 132 (41.25%) Cisco ASA
11 112 (35.00%) CCNA
12 106 (33.13%) VPN
13 102 (31.88%) CheckPoint
13 102 (31.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 99 (30.94%) F5
15 95 (29.69%) Wireless
16 88 (27.50%) Juniper
17 85 (26.56%) Finance
18 80 (25.00%) TCP/IP
19 74 (23.13%) Multicast
20 71 (22.19%) CCIE
21 65 (20.31%) Load Balancing
22 59 (18.44%) Network Security
23 52 (16.25%) VMware
24 51 (15.94%) IPsec
24 51 (15.94%) DNS
25 50 (15.63%) Windows
26 48 (15.00%) WLAN
26 48 (15.00%) Internet
26 48 (15.00%) Migration

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 17 (5.31%) Apache
2 16 (5.00%) Confluence
2 16 (5.00%) MediaWiki
3 14 (4.38%) IIS
4 13 (4.06%) nginx
5 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.25%) Lync
7 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.63%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 285 (89.06%) BGP
2 228 (71.25%) OSPF
3 202 (63.13%) Firewall
4 186 (58.13%) WAN
5 168 (52.50%) LAN
6 136 (42.50%) MPLS
7 132 (41.25%) Cisco ASA
8 106 (33.13%) VPN
9 102 (31.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 95 (29.69%) Wireless
11 80 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 74 (23.13%) Multicast
13 59 (18.44%) Network Security
14 51 (15.94%) DNS
14 51 (15.94%) IPsec
15 48 (15.00%) Internet
15 48 (15.00%) WLAN
15 48 (15.00%) HSRP
16 47 (14.69%) VPLS
16 47 (14.69%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.06%) MySQL
4 10 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (5.00%) Subversion
1 16 (5.00%) JIRA
1 16 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 16 (5.00%) Hudson
1 16 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.63%) Ant
General
1 85 (26.56%) Finance
2 48 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 47 (14.69%) Banking
4 25 (7.81%) Investment Banking
5 19 (5.94%) Retail
6 12 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 11 (3.44%) Multimedia
8 8 (2.50%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.25%) Electronics
9 4 (1.25%) Marketing
10 3 (0.94%) Games
10 3 (0.94%) Local Government
11 2 (0.63%) Publishing
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 184 (57.50%) Network Engineer
2 44 (13.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 38 (11.88%) Architect
4 24 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 22 (6.88%) Support Engineer
5 22 (6.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (5.00%) Network Architect
7 13 (4.06%) Consultant
8 12 (3.75%) Analyst
8 12 (3.75%) Network Consultant
8 12 (3.75%) Network Analyst
9 11 (3.44%) Network Support
9 11 (3.44%) Design Engineer
9 11 (3.44%) Network Support Engineer
9 11 (3.44%) Network Design Engineer
9 11 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) Cisco Support
10 10 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.50%) LAMP
2 2 (0.63%) CSS
2 2 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.63%) PKI
2 16 (5.00%) Wiki
3 13 (4.06%) Clustering
4 12 (3.75%) IVR
5 8 (2.50%) Celerra
5 8 (2.50%) Replication
5 8 (2.50%) FlexPod
6 4 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.25%) Life Science
6 4 (1.25%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.25%) NHS
6 4 (1.25%) DTV
7 3 (0.94%) e-Health
8 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.63%) Online Games
8 2 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.31%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.63%) Windows
2 36 (11.25%) Linux
3 23 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (7.19%) UNIX
4 16 (5.00%) CentOS
5 13 (4.06%) Debian
5 13 (4.06%) Ubuntu
6 10 (3.13%) Solaris
7 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.88%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.56%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.31%) Load Balancing
2 48 (15.00%) Migration
3 44 (13.75%) Network Management
4 42 (13.13%) Network Design
5 32 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 30 (9.38%) ITIL
7 24 (7.50%) Incident Management
8 21 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
8 21 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
9 19 (5.94%) E-Commerce
10 16 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (5.00%) DevOps
11 15 (4.69%) Build Automation
12 14 (4.38%) Network Architecture
12 14 (4.38%) Change Management
13 13 (4.06%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.06%) CRM
13 13 (4.06%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (4.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.00%) Perl
2 15 (4.69%) Lisp
3 13 (4.06%) Ruby
3 13 (4.06%) Bash Shell
4 12 (3.75%) Python
5 11 (3.44%) PHP
5 11 (3.44%) SQL
5 11 (3.44%) Java
6 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 217 (67.81%) Cisco Certification
2 178 (55.63%) CCNP
3 112 (35.00%) CCNA
4 71 (22.19%) CCIE
5 30 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 26 (8.13%) CCDP
7 24 (7.50%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.75%) DV Cleared
8 12 (3.75%) CCIP
9 10 (3.13%) CCSE
10 9 (2.81%) JNCIS
10 9 (2.81%) BC Cleared
10 9 (2.81%) CCSA
11 6 (1.88%) HP ASE
12 5 (1.56%) HP MASE
12 5 (1.56%) Degree
13 4 (1.25%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.63%) VCAP
14 2 (0.63%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.06%) SLA
2 7 (2.19%) QA
3 4 (1.25%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.31%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.00%) Postfix
4 16 (5.00%) Samba
4 16 (5.00%) XenServer
4 16 (5.00%) iptables
5 11 (3.44%) Terminal Services
6 10 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.81%) XenApp
8 8 (2.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 5 (1.56%) vSphere
10 4 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (5.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (5.00%) Puppet
2 16 (5.00%) ZABBIX
2 16 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (3.44%) OPNET
4 10 (3.13%) Salt
4 10 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.50%) RANCID
5 8 (2.50%) OpenNMS
6 7 (2.19%) Cisco IPCC
7 5 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (1.56%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (1.25%) SCOM
8 4 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.63%) SCCM
10 2 (0.63%) NetCrunch
10 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 291 (90.94%) Cisco
2 102 (31.88%) CheckPoint
3 99 (30.94%) F5
4 88 (27.50%) Juniper
5 52 (16.25%) VMware
6 46 (14.38%) SolarWinds
7 42 (13.13%) HP
8 39 (12.19%) Citrix
9 32 (10.00%) Blue Coat
10 28 (8.75%) Microsoft
11 25 (7.81%) Nortel
11 25 (7.81%) Riverbed
12 20 (6.25%) Fortinet
13 19 (5.94%) Aruba
14 17 (5.31%) Red Hat
15 14 (4.38%) TippingPoint
15 14 (4.38%) Avaya
15 14 (4.38%) BMC
16 13 (4.06%) Motorola
17 12 (3.75%) Oracle
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