Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 486 562 679
Rank change year-on-year +76 +117 +68
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 63 156 177
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.76% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 122 130
Median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +4.58%
10th Percentile £292 £300 £262
90th Percentile £494 £575 £536
UK median daily rate £428 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.64% +3.13% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -13.64% -32.31%
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.88 £21.00
90th Percentile £43.70 £78.75 £23.00
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% -4.88% -36.92%

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 4,341 8,864 11,527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.36% 13.64% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,750 5,540 7,122
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £200 £183 £200
90th Percentile £607 £600 £613
UK median daily rate £438 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +6.71% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 466 493
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.76% +16.67% -2.37%
10th Percentile £12.97 £13.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £34.98 £21.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +63.63% +18.75% -2.04%

EIGRP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for EIGRP in England

EIGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing EIGRP in England.

Daily rate trend for EIGRP in England

EIGRP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing EIGRP in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for EIGRP in England

EIGRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing EIGRP in England.

Hourly rate trend for EIGRP in England

EIGRP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing EIGRP in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 27 January 2021. 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 +37 22 £400 -3.03% 6
South West +100 11 £463 +23.33%
Midlands +45 11 £450 - 5
West Midlands +38 11 £450 -4.00% 5
South East +104 8 £313 -20.89%
East of England +72 6 £375 +56.25%
North of England +86 1 £375 -16.67% 10
North West +53 1 £375 -16.67% 4
EIGRP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 58 (92.06%) OSPF
2 56 (88.89%) BGP
2 56 (88.89%) Cisco
3 46 (73.02%) Firewall
4 41 (65.08%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (60.32%) CCNP
6 35 (55.56%) WAN
7 34 (53.97%) MPLS
8 27 (42.86%) LAN
9 24 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 21 (33.33%) VPN
11 20 (31.75%) DMVPN
12 18 (28.57%) IPsec
13 17 (26.98%) Network Design
13 17 (26.98%) CCIE
14 16 (25.40%) Wireless
14 16 (25.40%) DV Cleared
15 15 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (23.81%) VoIP
16 14 (22.22%) DHCP
17 13 (20.63%) Juniper
17 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
18 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
18 12 (19.05%) CCNA
19 11 (17.46%) Internet
19 11 (17.46%) SNMP
19 11 (17.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 11 (17.46%) Change Management
19 11 (17.46%) SolarWinds

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 1 (1.59%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Azure
2 4 (6.35%) AWS
3 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 58 (92.06%) OSPF
2 56 (88.89%) BGP
3 46 (73.02%) Firewall
4 35 (55.56%) WAN
5 34 (53.97%) MPLS
6 27 (42.86%) LAN
7 24 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (33.33%) VPN
9 20 (31.75%) DMVPN
10 18 (28.57%) IPsec
11 16 (25.40%) Wireless
12 15 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (23.81%) VoIP
13 14 (22.22%) DHCP
14 11 (17.46%) Cisco ISE
14 11 (17.46%) Internet
14 11 (17.46%) SNMP
15 10 (15.87%) DNS
15 10 (15.87%) HSRP
15 10 (15.87%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Electronics
3 4 (6.35%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Consultant
2 9 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Network Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) IP Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Provisioning Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.17%) e-Health
3 2 (3.17%) IVR
3 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Network Design
2 11 (17.46%) Change Management
3 10 (15.87%) Migration
4 9 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 9 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL
6 5 (7.94%) Line Management
6 5 (7.94%) Service Management
7 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.35%) Network Management
7 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.35%) Process Management
7 4 (6.35%) Validation
8 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.76%) ITSM
8 3 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (65.08%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (60.32%) CCNP
3 21 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 17 (26.98%) CCIE
5 16 (25.40%) DV Cleared
6 12 (19.05%) CCNA
6 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.94%) CCDA
7 5 (7.94%) CCDP
8 4 (6.35%) BC Cleared
8 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (6.35%) CCIP
9 2 (3.17%) CCIE Collaboration
9 2 (3.17%) HP APS
10 1 (1.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.59%) CCIE Security
10 1 (1.59%) CCIE Service Provider
10 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.94%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.17%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (9.52%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.76%) Ansible
3 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (4.76%) Terraform
4 2 (3.17%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.17%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.59%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 56 (88.89%) Cisco
2 13 (20.63%) Juniper
3 11 (17.46%) Meraki
3 11 (17.46%) SolarWinds
4 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
4 10 (15.87%) F5
5 9 (14.29%) HP
6 8 (12.70%) Palo Alto
7 7 (11.11%) Dell
7 7 (11.11%) VMware
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle
9 5 (7.94%) Splunk
10 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.35%) Nokia
11 3 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (4.76%) Aruba
11 3 (4.76%) Fortinet
11 3 (4.76%) Riverbed
12 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
12 2 (3.17%) WatchGuard