The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for EIGRP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EIGRP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 67 55
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.49% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.28% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £370 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +10.41% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.89 £20.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +125.98% -48.12%  

EIGRP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 84 122 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.68% 14.99% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 86
Median daily rate £394 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -52.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.39 £13.55 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

EIGRP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing EIGRP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for EIGRP in Birmingham

EIGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EIGRP in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for EIGRP in Birmingham

EIGRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for EIGRP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for EIGRP.

1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) DMVPN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) RIP
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) CA
5 2 (33.33%) PPP
5 2 (33.33%) 802.11
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
5 2 (33.33%) Electronics
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) ATM
5 2 (33.33%) LAN

EIGRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) DMVPN
4 3 (50.00%) RIP
5 2 (33.33%) 802.11
5 2 (33.33%) ATM
5 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) PPP
5 2 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCDA
3 2 (33.33%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (33.33%) AirMagnet
3 2 (33.33%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) VMware