The table below looks at the statistics for IGRP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IGRP over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)
Rank 599 581 540
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -41
Contract jobs citing IGRP 14 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.11% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £319 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
8077 6960 6776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.64% 13.20% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4501 3813 3334
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 381 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

IGRP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IGRP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IGRP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IGRP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IGRP within the UK.

IGRP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IGRP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IGRP within the UK.

IGRP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IGRP
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IGRP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -17 13 £370 -20.00% 5
London +17 8 £370 -24.10% 1
East of England - 4 - -
Ipswich - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
City of London - 2 £338 -
Berkshire -2 1 - - 2
Reading -5 1 - - 2
South East -19 1 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -

IGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IGRP 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 IGRP.

1 20 (90.91%) OSPF
1 20 (90.91%) EIGRP
2 18 (81.82%) LAN
2 18 (81.82%) Cisco
3 15 (68.18%) WAN
3 15 (68.18%) BGP
4 12 (54.55%) IP Telephony
5 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (50.00%) IVR
5 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (50.00%) VoIP
6 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (40.91%) CCNP
7 9 (40.91%) RIP
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco IPCC
8 8 (36.36%) Windows
8 8 (36.36%) MPLS
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (31.82%) Windows 2000
9 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
9 7 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (31.82%) Cisco ICM
9 7 (31.82%) VLAN
9 7 (31.82%) Wireless
9 7 (31.82%) Cisco UCCE
9 7 (31.82%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (27.27%) Firewall
10 6 (27.27%) Network Management
10 6 (27.27%) CCIE

IGRP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IGRP 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 IGRP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) OSPF
1 20 (90.91%) EIGRP
2 18 (81.82%) LAN
3 15 (68.18%) WAN
3 15 (68.18%) BGP
4 12 (54.55%) IP Telephony
5 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (50.00%) VoIP
6 9 (40.91%) RIP
7 8 (36.36%) MPLS
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco ICM
8 7 (31.82%) VLAN
8 7 (31.82%) Wireless
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (27.27%) Firewall
10 5 (22.73%) IOS XR
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (18.18%) Frame Relay
11 4 (18.18%) SAN
11 4 (18.18%) ISDN
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Network Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Specialist
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) IP Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Network Design Specialist
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) IVR
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows 2000
2 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Network Management
2 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Network Design
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNP
3 6 (27.27%) CCIE
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco IPCC
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) BT
3 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) VMware