Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for EIGRP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EIGRP over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 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)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 692 669 686
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17 -131
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 165 168 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.36% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 72 115
England median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £264 £263 £263
90th Percentile £533 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £401 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +0.44% +6.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
England median hourly rate £16.25 £33.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.76% +60.98% -48.75%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.75 £13.85
90th Percentile £18.98 £67.55 £29.55
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £44.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year -60.76% +218.54% -65.00%

EIGRP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,388 12,370 15,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.30% 13.82% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,564 7,551 9,375
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £224
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 663 721
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.50% -21.30% +15.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.97 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -22.45% +22.50%

EIGRP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing EIGRP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for EIGRP in England

EIGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EIGRP in England

EIGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EIGRP in England over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EIGRP in England

EIGRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EIGRP in England

EIGRP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the England region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 100 £400 -11.11% 14
South East 0 29 £425 +6.25% 2
North of England -39 15 £393 -5.14% 9
South West -2 11 £380 +4.83% 3
North West -21 6 £425 +8.28% 6
Yorkshire -30 6 £338 -21.51% 3
East of England -6 5 £375 +3.45% 3
Midlands -20 5 £425 +19.30% 8
West Midlands -23 4 £425 - 8
North East -11 3 - -
East Midlands +7 1 - -
EIGRP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EIGRP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for EIGRP.

1 159 (96.36%) Cisco
2 147 (89.09%) BGP
3 118 (71.52%) OSPF
4 115 (69.70%) Cisco Certification
5 106 (64.24%) Firewall
6 95 (57.58%) WAN
7 90 (54.55%) CCNP
8 81 (49.09%) MPLS
9 69 (41.82%) VPN
10 67 (40.61%) LAN
11 66 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
12 64 (38.79%) Wireless
13 63 (38.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 55 (33.33%) Data Centre
15 48 (29.09%) Juniper
16 43 (26.06%) CCIE
17 42 (25.45%) ITIL
17 42 (25.45%) IPsec
18 37 (22.42%) TCP/IP
19 36 (21.82%) F5
20 35 (21.21%) CheckPoint
21 34 (20.61%) DMVPN
22 33 (20.00%) Internet
23 32 (19.39%) DNS
23 32 (19.39%) Fortinet
23 32 (19.39%) SolarWinds
23 32 (19.39%) Cisco Wireless
24 30 (18.18%) Palo Alto
24 30 (18.18%) Finance
24 30 (18.18%) VLAN

EIGRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (2.42%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.82%) Office 365
4 3 (1.82%) PaaS
5 2 (1.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Akamai
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.61%) GitHub
6 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 147 (89.09%) BGP
2 118 (71.52%) OSPF
3 106 (64.24%) Firewall
4 95 (57.58%) WAN
5 81 (49.09%) MPLS
6 69 (41.82%) VPN
7 67 (40.61%) LAN
8 66 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 64 (38.79%) Wireless
10 63 (38.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 42 (25.45%) IPsec
12 37 (22.42%) TCP/IP
13 34 (20.61%) DMVPN
14 33 (20.00%) Internet
15 32 (19.39%) Cisco Wireless
15 32 (19.39%) DNS
16 30 (18.18%) VLAN
17 29 (17.58%) Multicast
18 28 (16.97%) IP Telephony
19 26 (15.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) JIRA
2 5 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (18.18%) Finance
2 13 (7.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.64%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 119 (72.12%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (15.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 23 (13.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (13.94%) Security Engineer
5 22 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (7.88%) Architect
6 13 (7.88%) Network Architect
7 11 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) Network Analyst
9 8 (4.85%) Consultant
9 8 (4.85%) WAN Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.64%) Data Network Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Design Engineer
12 5 (3.03%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.76%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.82%) XML
3 2 (1.21%) LDAP
4 1 (0.61%) HTML
4 1 (0.61%) RFC 2544
4 1 (0.61%) SAML
4 1 (0.61%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) PKI
4 5 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.42%) Fintech
6 2 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.33%) Linux
2 12 (7.27%) Windows
3 11 (6.67%) Unix
4 5 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.21%) Check Point GAiA
6 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.45%) ITIL
2 20 (12.12%) Network Management
3 18 (10.91%) Network Design
4 16 (9.70%) Change Management
5 15 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 14 (8.48%) Change Control
6 14 (8.48%) Load Balancing
7 12 (7.27%) Migration
7 12 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (6.67%) Low Latency
9 8 (4.85%) High Availability
9 8 (4.85%) Network Virtualisation
10 7 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (4.24%) Problem Management
10 7 (4.24%) Project Management
11 6 (3.64%) Creative Thinking
11 6 (3.64%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (3.64%) Service Management
11 6 (3.64%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.30%) Python
2 8 (4.85%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.82%) Tcl
4 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.61%) C
5 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 115 (69.70%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (54.55%) CCNP
3 43 (26.06%) CCIE
4 29 (17.58%) CCNA
5 18 (10.91%) CCDP
6 17 (10.30%) Security Cleared
7 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.85%) DV Cleared
9 7 (4.24%) CCSE
9 7 (4.24%) CCSP
10 6 (3.64%) CCSA
10 6 (3.64%) JNCIP
11 5 (3.03%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 5 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.42%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.82%) BC Cleared
13 3 (1.82%) CCIE Service Provider
13 3 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (1.82%) DBS Check
13 3 (1.82%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) QA
2 6 (3.64%) SLA
3 4 (2.42%) COBIT
3 4 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.82%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.21%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Docker
6 1 (0.61%) Firmware
6 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (12.73%) FortiGate
2 16 (9.70%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.03%) Opsview
4 3 (1.82%) Ansible
4 3 (1.82%) Cacti
4 3 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.82%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.82%) Puppet
4 3 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.82%) TrustSec
5 2 (1.21%) Cisco CME
5 2 (1.21%) Core Impact
5 2 (1.21%) QRadar
6 1 (0.61%) Grafana
6 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.61%) Rancher
6 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 159 (96.36%) Cisco
2 48 (29.09%) Juniper
3 36 (21.82%) F5
4 35 (21.21%) CheckPoint
5 32 (19.39%) Fortinet
5 32 (19.39%) SolarWinds
6 30 (18.18%) Palo Alto
7 26 (15.76%) VMware
8 14 (8.48%) Arista
9 13 (7.88%) Aruba
9 13 (7.88%) Riverbed
10 12 (7.27%) Infoblox
11 11 (6.67%) Meraki
12 10 (6.06%) Forcepoint
12 10 (6.06%) Microsoft
13 9 (5.45%) HP
13 9 (5.45%) Mercator
14 6 (3.64%) Nortel
15 5 (3.03%) Citrix
15 5 (3.03%) Symantec