Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 677 713 720
Rank change year-on-year +36 +7 -132
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 189 148 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.15% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 57 95
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £307 £263 £282
90th Percentile £531 £538 £554
UK median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
England median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £29.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -54.41% -3.71%
10th Percentile £18.75 £12.75 £16.12
90th Percentile £22.65 £33.75 £45.27
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £29.61
% change year-on-year +40.74% -54.41% -3.71%

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 12,360 12,837 14,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.97% 13.59% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,511 7,980 8,680
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £185 £215
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 565 651 728
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.08% +8.33%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +13 102 £414 -2.65% 17
South East +1 31 £368 -5.16% 1
North of England +2 25 £363 -10.49% 4
Midlands -10 17 £423 +35.20% 5
Yorkshire -4 13 £394 +12.50% 3
North West -4 9 £300 -29.82%
West Midlands -12 9 £415 - 5
East Midlands +11 8 £424 +35.60%
South West -25 8 £380 +18.75%
East of England +1 7 £375 - 1
North East - 3 - - 1
EIGRP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 181 (95.77%) Cisco
2 169 (89.42%) BGP
3 161 (85.19%) OSPF
4 149 (78.84%) Firewall
5 122 (64.55%) Cisco Certification
6 106 (56.08%) WAN
7 104 (55.03%) CCNP
8 92 (48.68%) Cisco ASA
9 90 (47.62%) MPLS
10 88 (46.56%) LAN
11 87 (46.03%) VPN
12 72 (38.10%) Wireless
13 68 (35.98%) CheckPoint
14 66 (34.92%) Cisco Nexus
15 61 (32.28%) Data Centre
16 50 (26.46%) Juniper
17 47 (24.87%) IPsec
18 45 (23.81%) F5
19 44 (23.28%) SolarWinds
20 43 (22.75%) TCP/IP
21 39 (20.63%) DNS
21 39 (20.63%) Finance
22 37 (19.58%) Palo Alto
23 36 (19.05%) CCNA
23 36 (19.05%) VMware
24 34 (17.99%) Network Security
24 34 (17.99%) CCIE
25 32 (16.93%) ITIL
25 32 (16.93%) Multicast
26 31 (16.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 5 (2.65%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (2.12%) Office 365
5 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.53%) GitHub
6 1 (0.53%) IaaS
6 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.53%) PaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 169 (89.42%) BGP
2 161 (85.19%) OSPF
3 149 (78.84%) Firewall
4 106 (56.08%) WAN
5 92 (48.68%) Cisco ASA
6 90 (47.62%) MPLS
7 88 (46.56%) LAN
8 87 (46.03%) VPN
9 72 (38.10%) Wireless
10 66 (34.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 47 (24.87%) IPsec
12 43 (22.75%) TCP/IP
13 39 (20.63%) DNS
14 34 (17.99%) Network Security
15 32 (16.93%) Multicast
16 31 (16.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 31 (16.40%) Internet
16 31 (16.40%) VoIP
17 28 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
18 25 (13.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (3.70%) JIRA
2 5 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (20.63%) Finance
2 14 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.29%) Banking
4 6 (3.17%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.06%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 137 (72.49%) Network Engineer
2 31 (16.40%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (12.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (10.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 19 (10.05%) Security Engineer
6 17 (8.99%) Network Security Engineer
7 15 (7.94%) Implementation Engineer
8 14 (7.41%) Consultant
8 14 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
9 13 (6.88%) Network Consultant
9 13 (6.88%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 12 (6.35%) Firewall Engineer
10 12 (6.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 11 (5.82%) Architect
11 11 (5.82%) Network Architect
12 7 (3.70%) Data Network Engineer
13 6 (3.17%) Design Engineer
13 6 (3.17%) WAN Engineer
14 5 (2.65%) Analyst
14 5 (2.65%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.34%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (0.53%) RFC 2544
3 1 (0.53%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (32.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.23%) PKI
4 7 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.65%) Fintech
7 3 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.87%) Linux
2 29 (15.34%) Windows
3 14 (7.41%) Unix
4 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.06%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.93%) ITIL
2 25 (13.23%) Change Management
3 21 (11.11%) Network Design
4 20 (10.58%) Network Management
5 19 (10.05%) Load Balancing
6 17 (8.99%) Migration
7 13 (6.88%) High Availability
8 12 (6.35%) Low Latency
8 12 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (6.35%) Project Management
9 11 (5.82%) Change Control
9 11 (5.82%) DevOps
10 10 (5.29%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.29%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (4.23%) Analytics
12 8 (4.23%) Network Virtualisation
12 8 (4.23%) Server Virtualisation
13 7 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (3.70%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.64%) Python
2 9 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.70%) Perl
4 4 (2.12%) Tcl
5 3 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 122 (64.55%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (55.03%) CCNP
3 36 (19.05%) CCNA
4 34 (17.99%) CCIE
5 14 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.29%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.76%) JNCIP
8 8 (4.23%) CCDP
8 8 (4.23%) CCSA
9 7 (3.70%) CCSE
9 7 (3.70%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.70%) JNCIS
10 6 (3.17%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (2.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 5 (2.65%) CCSP
11 5 (2.65%) Degree
12 4 (2.12%) BC Cleared
12 4 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (2.12%) CCIE Service Provider
12 4 (2.12%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) QA
2 7 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.59%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.06%) Firmware
4 2 (1.06%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) Docker
5 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 28 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
2 24 (12.70%) FortiGate
3 7 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.65%) Cisco CME
5 4 (2.12%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (2.12%) Cacti
6 3 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.59%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (1.59%) Nagios
6 3 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.59%) TrustSec
7 2 (1.06%) Ansible
7 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.06%) Puppet
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.53%) Grafana
8 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.53%) Opsview
8 1 (0.53%) Rancher
Vendors
1 181 (95.77%) Cisco
2 68 (35.98%) CheckPoint
3 50 (26.46%) Juniper
4 45 (23.81%) F5
5 44 (23.28%) SolarWinds
6 37 (19.58%) Palo Alto
7 36 (19.05%) VMware
8 30 (15.87%) Fortinet
9 27 (14.29%) Aruba
10 15 (7.94%) Microsoft
11 14 (7.41%) Meraki
12 13 (6.88%) Arista
12 13 (6.88%) Riverbed
13 10 (5.29%) Forcepoint
13 10 (5.29%) Infoblox
14 9 (4.76%) Avaya
14 9 (4.76%) Symantec
15 7 (3.70%) Nortel
16 6 (3.17%) HP
17 5 (2.65%) Citrix