The table below looks at the statistics for IGRP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IGRP over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)
Rank 636 619 605
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing IGRP 5 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.058% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Median daily rate £325 £361 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% -19.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £328 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8602 8400 7333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.48% 15.01% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5229 4565 3897
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 474 402
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

IGRP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IGRP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IGRP within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

IGRP Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IGRP within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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 -31 5 £325 -10.03% 1
North West - 3 £325 -
Cheshire - 3 £325 -
London -22 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Knutsford - 1 £325 -

IGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IGRP 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 IGRP.

1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
4 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
5 5 (55.56%) Juniper
5 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 5 (55.56%) WAN
6 4 (44.44%) VPN
6 4 (44.44%) NFS
6 4 (44.44%) CCNP
6 4 (44.44%) Network Security
6 4 (44.44%) iSCSI
6 4 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (33.33%) systemd
7 3 (33.33%) iptables
7 3 (33.33%) Supermicro
7 3 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (33.33%) CentOS
7 3 (33.33%) Postfix
7 3 (33.33%) Sendmail
7 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
7 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
7 3 (33.33%) Korn
7 3 (33.33%) Samba
7 3 (33.33%) Debian
7 3 (33.33%) VMware
7 3 (33.33%) SSH

IGRP
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 3 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (44.44%) iSCSI
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) FTP
6 3 (33.33%) SSH
6 3 (33.33%) SSL
7 2 (22.22%) Junos
7 2 (22.22%) PBX
7 2 (22.22%) SNMP
7 2 (22.22%) VoIP
8 1 (11.11%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) POSIX
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
1 2 (22.22%) IVR
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) CentOS
1 3 (33.33%) Debian
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) CatOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Security Management
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) Korn
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Lisp
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) NFS
2 3 (33.33%) iptables
2 3 (33.33%) Postfix
2 3 (33.33%) Samba
2 3 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 2 (22.22%) vCloud
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Ceph
4 1 (11.11%) Dovecot
4 1 (11.11%) KVM
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (11.11%) Squid
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (33.33%) systemd
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Cacti
3 1 (11.11%) CFEngine
3 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
3 1 (11.11%) OpenView
3 1 (11.11%) RANCID
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 1 (11.11%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Nortel
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Supermicro
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
4 2 (22.22%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Veritas