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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Rank 417 470 473
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +3
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 182 112 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 1.61% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 72 46
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£320 £388 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +20.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £253 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.21% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £39.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.76 - £159.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £39.00

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
7932 6951 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.38% 13.47% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4506 3786 3830
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 418 664
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
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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 +49 182 £320 -14.72% 43
London +62 106 £300 -25.00% 23
City of London +26 33 £300 -20.10% 12
South East -5 26 £388 +10.71% 10
North West +9 19 £360 -28.35% 2
Yorkshire - 19 £260 - 4
Manchester - 16 £360 -
Berkshire +10 12 £375 +25.00% 3
West Yorkshire - 8 £313 - 2
Leeds - 8 £313 - 2
South West -21 6 £375 +15.38% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £425 +3.03% 3
Milton Keynes -9 5 £425 +3.03%
Hampshire -19 4 £225 -40.00% 2
Reading - 4 £375 -
Cheshire +11 3 - - 2
West Midlands -18 3 £265 +32.50% 1
Chester - 3 - - 1
Bristol - 3 £425 - 1
Birmingham -3 2 £155 +3.33%
Bracknell -3 2 - - 1
Surrey -3 2 £300 -10.44% 1
East Sussex - 2 £400 -
Uxbridge - 2 £288 -
Wiltshire -16 1 £275 -19.70%
Gloucestershire -18 1 £140 -56.92%
East of England -31 1 £270 -5.26% 2
Woking - 1 £300 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £270 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 301 (94.95%) Cisco
2 281 (88.64%) BGP
3 231 (72.87%) OSPF
4 222 (70.03%) Cisco Certification
5 191 (60.25%) Firewall
6 190 (59.94%) CCNP
7 175 (55.21%) WAN
8 162 (51.10%) LAN
9 121 (38.17%) MPLS
10 117 (36.91%) CheckPoint
11 106 (33.44%) VPN
12 102 (32.18%) Cisco Nexus
13 97 (30.60%) Cisco ASA
14 93 (29.34%) F5
14 93 (29.34%) Juniper
15 92 (29.02%) CCNA
16 72 (22.71%) TCP/IP
16 72 (22.71%) Multicast
17 70 (22.08%) Wireless
18 65 (20.50%) CCIE
19 64 (20.19%) Finance
20 58 (18.30%) RIP
21 57 (17.98%) HSRP
22 56 (17.67%) Network Design
23 55 (17.35%) Banking
24 46 (14.51%) WLAN
25 45 (14.20%) ITIL
26 43 (13.56%) Load Balancing
27 41 (12.93%) IPsec
28 40 (12.62%) Telecoms

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (2.21%) Apache
1 7 (2.21%) MediaWiki
1 7 (2.21%) nginx
1 7 (2.21%) Confluence
2 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.32%) IIS
3 1 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) IaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 281 (88.64%) BGP
2 231 (72.87%) OSPF
3 191 (60.25%) Firewall
4 175 (55.21%) WAN
5 162 (51.10%) LAN
6 121 (38.17%) MPLS
7 106 (33.44%) VPN
8 102 (32.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 97 (30.60%) Cisco ASA
10 72 (22.71%) TCP/IP
10 72 (22.71%) Multicast
11 70 (22.08%) Wireless
12 58 (18.30%) RIP
13 57 (17.98%) HSRP
14 46 (14.51%) WLAN
15 41 (12.93%) IPsec
16 40 (12.62%) DMVPN
17 37 (11.67%) Network Security
17 37 (11.67%) VLAN
17 37 (11.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.21%) MySQL
2 7 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (2.21%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (2.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (2.21%) Subversion
2 7 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.21%) JIRA
2 7 (2.21%) Hudson
3 1 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 64 (20.19%) Finance
2 55 (17.35%) Banking
3 40 (12.62%) Telecoms
4 31 (9.78%) Retail
5 23 (7.26%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.58%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.26%) Local Government
7 4 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.95%) Games
9 2 (0.63%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.63%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 165 (52.05%) Network Engineer
2 51 (16.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (10.09%) Architect
4 31 (9.78%) Support Engineer
5 24 (7.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 22 (6.94%) Consultant
6 22 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 20 (6.31%) Network Consultant
8 19 (5.99%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 19 (5.99%) Cisco Support
9 17 (5.36%) Analyst
10 16 (5.05%) Security Architect
11 15 (4.73%) Network Support Engineer
11 15 (4.73%) Network Support
11 15 (4.73%) Network Analyst
12 14 (4.42%) Network Architect
13 9 (2.84%) Project Leader
13 9 (2.84%) Technical Project Leader
14 8 (2.52%) IP Engineer
14 8 (2.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.21%) LAMP
2 3 (0.95%) CSS
3 2 (0.63%) XMPP
4 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.99%) FlexPod
2 7 (2.21%) Wiki
3 5 (1.58%) NHS
3 5 (1.58%) e-Health
4 4 (1.26%) Hedge funds
5 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.95%) IVR
5 3 (0.95%) PKI
5 3 (0.95%) SecurID
5 3 (0.95%) Online Games
5 3 (0.95%) Life Science
6 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.32%) DTV
7 1 (0.32%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.32%) User Experience
7 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.78%) UNIX
1 31 (9.78%) Windows
2 20 (6.31%) Linux
3 9 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.21%) Debian
4 7 (2.21%) Ubuntu
4 7 (2.21%) CentOS
5 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.67%) Network Design
2 45 (14.20%) ITIL
3 43 (13.56%) Load Balancing
4 38 (11.99%) Migration
4 38 (11.99%) Network Monitoring
5 35 (11.04%) Network Management
6 22 (6.94%) Change Management
7 21 (6.62%) Low Latency
8 20 (6.31%) Mentoring
8 20 (6.31%) Network Architecture
9 15 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (4.42%) Incident Management
11 12 (3.79%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (2.52%) Problem Management
13 8 (2.52%) Analytics
13 8 (2.52%) Identity Management
13 8 (2.52%) Project Management
13 8 (2.52%) Data Modelling
14 7 (2.21%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.41%) Perl
2 11 (3.47%) Lisp
3 8 (2.52%) R
3 8 (2.52%) SQL
4 7 (2.21%) PHP
4 7 (2.21%) Java
4 7 (2.21%) Ruby
4 7 (2.21%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 222 (70.03%) Cisco Certification
2 190 (59.94%) CCNP
3 92 (29.02%) CCNA
4 65 (20.50%) CCIE
5 27 (8.52%) Security Cleared
6 22 (6.94%) SC Cleared
7 14 (4.42%) CCDP
8 12 (3.79%) CCSA
8 12 (3.79%) CCSE
9 11 (3.47%) JNCIS
9 11 (3.47%) HP ASE
10 10 (3.15%) CCVP
11 6 (1.89%) Degree
11 6 (1.89%) ACSP
11 6 (1.89%) BC Cleared
11 6 (1.89%) CCIP
12 5 (1.58%) JNCIP
12 5 (1.58%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.58%) HP MASE
13 3 (0.95%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.05%) SLA
2 10 (3.15%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.21%) Samba
2 7 (2.21%) XenServer
2 7 (2.21%) Postfix
3 6 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.58%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.95%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.32%) Snort
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (8.83%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (5.99%) OpenNMS
2 19 (5.99%) RANCID
3 17 (5.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (2.84%) OPNET
4 9 (2.84%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (2.21%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (2.21%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.21%) Puppet
5 7 (2.21%) Cisco UCCE
6 6 (1.89%) Salt
6 6 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.58%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.95%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.95%) SCOM
8 3 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.63%) SCCM
9 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.63%) OpenView
10 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 301 (94.95%) Cisco
2 117 (36.91%) CheckPoint
3 93 (29.34%) F5
3 93 (29.34%) Juniper
4 39 (12.30%) HP
5 33 (10.41%) VMware
6 31 (9.78%) Blue Coat
7 30 (9.46%) Riverbed
8 26 (8.20%) SolarWinds
9 23 (7.26%) Microsoft
9 23 (7.26%) Citrix
10 16 (5.05%) Fortinet
11 15 (4.73%) Motorola
11 15 (4.73%) Nortel
12 14 (4.42%) Aruba
13 11 (3.47%) BMC
13 11 (3.47%) Meraki
13 11 (3.47%) TippingPoint
14 9 (2.84%) BT
15 8 (2.52%) Brocade
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