Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 737 697 603
Rank change year-on-year -40 -94 -78
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 114 133 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.03% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 90 163
England median daily rate £380 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +4.14% +11.54%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £238
90th Percentile £500 £538 £476
UK median daily rate £388 £374 £363
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.03% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
England median hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.74% -60.29% +49.35%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.04 £20.25
90th Percentile £41.55 £41.36 £50.20
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +140.74% -60.29% +49.35%

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 12,108 12,963 13,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.18% 14.70% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,545 7,956 8,255
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £215
90th Percentile £594 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 625 693 761
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £19.58 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.93% -4.44% +12.50%

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 25 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing EIGRP in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor 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 25 February 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 -16 72 £375 -13.29% 11
South East -14 18 £400 +3.23% 2
South West +27 11 £378 +7.86% 4
North of England +10 11 £405 +20.00% 12
North West +7 7 £405 +28.57% 7
Midlands +8 4 £300 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire -13 4 - - 5
East Midlands -1 3 £300 +13.21%
West Midlands +7 1 - - 2
EIGRP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 108 (94.74%) Cisco
2 107 (93.86%) BGP
3 79 (69.30%) OSPF
3 79 (69.30%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (63.16%) Firewall
5 70 (61.40%) CCNP
6 52 (45.61%) WAN
7 50 (43.86%) LAN
8 49 (42.98%) MPLS
9 45 (39.47%) VPN
9 45 (39.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 35 (30.70%) TCP/IP
11 34 (29.82%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (28.95%) Wireless
13 32 (28.07%) CheckPoint
13 32 (28.07%) Data Centre
14 31 (27.19%) VoIP
15 28 (24.56%) DNS
16 27 (23.68%) Juniper
17 26 (22.81%) CCIE
17 26 (22.81%) Multicast
18 25 (21.93%) DHCP
18 25 (21.93%) Finance
18 25 (21.93%) VLAN
19 24 (21.05%) IPsec
20 23 (20.18%) Network Design
20 23 (20.18%) F5
20 23 (20.18%) Palo Alto
21 22 (19.30%) Network Security
21 22 (19.30%) ITIL

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 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (93.86%) BGP
2 79 (69.30%) OSPF
3 72 (63.16%) Firewall
4 52 (45.61%) WAN
5 50 (43.86%) LAN
6 49 (42.98%) MPLS
7 45 (39.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 45 (39.47%) VPN
8 35 (30.70%) TCP/IP
9 34 (29.82%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (28.95%) Wireless
11 31 (27.19%) VoIP
12 28 (24.56%) DNS
13 26 (22.81%) Multicast
14 25 (21.93%) DHCP
14 25 (21.93%) VLAN
15 24 (21.05%) IPsec
16 22 (19.30%) Network Security
17 21 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
18 18 (15.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (21.93%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Banking
3 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.39%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Local Government
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (76.32%) Network Engineer
2 25 (21.93%) Cisco Engineer
2 25 (21.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 17 (14.91%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 5 (4.39%) Consultant
5 5 (4.39%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (4.39%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 4 (3.51%) Architect
6 4 (3.51%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 4 (3.51%) Network Consultant
6 4 (3.51%) WAN Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Designer
7 3 (2.63%) Lead Network Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Network Architect
7 3 (2.63%) Network Designer
7 3 (2.63%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.63%) Core Data
3 1 (0.88%) CSS
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.63%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Linux
1 9 (7.89%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Check Point GAiA
2 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.63%) Unix
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Network Design
2 22 (19.30%) ITIL
3 20 (17.54%) Load Balancing
4 14 (12.28%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (11.40%) High Availability
6 11 (9.65%) Incident Management
7 10 (8.77%) Migration
8 9 (7.89%) Network Optimisation
8 9 (7.89%) Service Management
9 8 (7.02%) Network Management
9 8 (7.02%) Statistics
10 7 (6.14%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.26%) Capacity Management
11 6 (5.26%) Change Management
11 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (5.26%) Security Patching
12 5 (4.39%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.77%) Python
2 4 (3.51%) Perl
3 2 (1.75%) C
3 2 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) C++
4 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (69.30%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (61.40%) CCNP
3 26 (22.81%) CCIE
4 19 (16.67%) CCNA
5 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 8 (7.02%) CCDP
7 7 (6.14%) Degree
8 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.51%) CCENT
9 4 (3.51%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 4 (3.51%) CCSA
9 4 (3.51%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.63%) CCVP
11 2 (1.75%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.75%) CCIE Service Provider
11 2 (1.75%) CCIE Wireless
11 2 (1.75%) CCMSE
11 2 (1.75%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.75%) COBIT
3 2 (1.75%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.39%) ProxySG
4 4 (3.51%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.75%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.75%) vSphere
6 2 (1.75%) XenApp
7 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (7.89%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (5.26%) Opsview
4 5 (4.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.51%) Cacti
6 3 (2.63%) SCOM
7 2 (1.75%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.75%) Nagios
7 2 (1.75%) SCCM
8 1 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 108 (94.74%) Cisco
2 32 (28.07%) CheckPoint
3 27 (23.68%) Juniper
4 23 (20.18%) F5
4 23 (20.18%) Palo Alto
5 20 (17.54%) HP
5 20 (17.54%) SolarWinds
6 16 (14.04%) VMware
7 14 (12.28%) Citrix
8 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
9 10 (8.77%) Arista
10 9 (7.89%) Aruba
10 9 (7.89%) Tufin
11 8 (7.02%) Riverbed
12 7 (6.14%) Blue Coat
13 5 (4.39%) BT
13 5 (4.39%) Fortinet
13 5 (4.39%) Meraki
13 5 (4.39%) Motorola
14 4 (3.51%) Qualys