Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 682 568
Rank change year-on-year -33 -114 -4
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 147 174 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.16% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 117 195
England median daily rate £399 £401 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.44% -1.11% +20.90%
10th Percentile £264 £270 £260
90th Percentile £538 £556 £500
UK median daily rate £398 £400 £405
% change year-on-year -0.63% -1.23% +20.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
England median hourly rate £13.50 £29.61 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.41% -12.91% -8.23%
10th Percentile £12.75 £16.12 £13.45
90th Percentile £54.70 £45.27 £43.30
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £29.61 £34.00
% change year-on-year +50.29% -12.91% -8.23%

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 13087 15019 14657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.80% 15.40% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8031 9134 8599
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £188 £221 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 763 950
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.33 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

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 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +5 104 £431 -4.17% 6
North of England +41 12 £374 +6.79% 10
South East -8 12 £375 -8.93% 3
South West -3 8 £320 -10.18%
Midlands +31 7 £313 +5.84% 4
Yorkshire +16 7 £350 - 5
North West +24 5 £398 +22.31% 5
West Midlands +18 4 - - 4
East of England -11 4 - - 2
East Midlands +1 3 £313 +3.99%
EIGRP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 England region with a requirement for EIGRP.

1 146 (99.32%) Cisco
2 133 (90.48%) BGP
3 111 (75.51%) Cisco Certification
4 109 (74.15%) Firewall
5 106 (72.11%) OSPF
6 92 (62.59%) CCNP
7 76 (51.70%) MPLS
8 75 (51.02%) WAN
9 68 (46.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 65 (44.22%) LAN
11 59 (40.14%) Data Centre
12 57 (38.78%) Finance
13 56 (38.10%) Wireless
14 54 (36.73%) CCIE
15 49 (33.33%) Network Security
15 49 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
16 46 (31.29%) VPN
17 44 (29.93%) Palo Alto
18 42 (28.57%) Banking
19 41 (27.89%) VoIP
19 41 (27.89%) IPsec
20 40 (27.21%) CheckPoint
20 40 (27.21%) Riverbed
21 36 (24.49%) VLAN
22 34 (23.13%) Cisco IOS
22 34 (23.13%) WLAN
23 32 (21.77%) F5
24 29 (19.73%) HP
25 28 (19.05%) Microsoft
26 27 (18.37%) Cisco Wireless

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 10 (6.80%) Skype for Business
2 7 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (15.65%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.04%) Akamai
2 3 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.36%) Office 365
3 2 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (90.48%) BGP
2 109 (74.15%) Firewall
3 106 (72.11%) OSPF
4 76 (51.70%) MPLS
5 75 (51.02%) WAN
6 68 (46.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 65 (44.22%) LAN
8 56 (38.10%) Wireless
9 49 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (33.33%) Network Security
10 46 (31.29%) VPN
11 41 (27.89%) IPsec
11 41 (27.89%) VoIP
12 36 (24.49%) VLAN
13 34 (23.13%) Cisco IOS
13 34 (23.13%) WLAN
14 27 (18.37%) Cisco Wireless
14 27 (18.37%) Multicast
15 24 (16.33%) TCP/IP
16 22 (14.97%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) MySQL
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 57 (38.78%) Finance
2 42 (28.57%) Banking
3 10 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.44%) Law
5 4 (2.72%) Legal
5 4 (2.72%) Retail
6 2 (1.36%) Back Office
6 2 (1.36%) French Language
6 2 (1.36%) German Language
6 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (69.39%) Network Engineer
2 57 (38.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 49 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (13.61%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (10.88%) Lead Network Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) Voice Engineer
7 12 (8.16%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Firewall Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Network Manager
9 7 (4.76%) Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Voice Network Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Network Consultant
11 5 (3.40%) Network Support
11 5 (3.40%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) XMPP
2 2 (1.36%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.68%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (40.14%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.44%) Virtual Team
3 7 (4.76%) Clustering
4 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.40%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.36%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.48%) Linux
2 4 (2.72%) Windows
3 2 (1.36%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.33%) ITIL
2 23 (15.65%) Load Balancing
3 22 (14.97%) Network Design
4 21 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
5 20 (13.61%) Network Monitoring
6 19 (12.93%) Migration
7 17 (11.56%) High Availability
8 15 (10.20%) Service Delivery
9 14 (9.52%) Network Management
10 13 (8.84%) Low Latency
10 13 (8.84%) Service Management
11 11 (7.48%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (6.80%) Incident Management
13 9 (6.12%) Change Control
13 9 (6.12%) Change Management
13 9 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (5.44%) Practice Management
14 8 (5.44%) Regulatory Compliance
14 8 (5.44%) Supplier Management
14 8 (5.44%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.48%) Python
2 7 (4.76%) Perl
3 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.04%) C
4 2 (1.36%) Java
5 1 (0.68%) C++
5 1 (0.68%) PHP
5 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 111 (75.51%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (62.59%) CCNP
3 54 (36.73%) CCIE
4 20 (13.61%) CCNA
5 15 (10.20%) CCVP
6 10 (6.80%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 8 (5.44%) CCNP Voice
8 5 (3.40%) Degree
8 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (2.72%) CCSP
10 3 (2.04%) BC Cleared
10 3 (2.04%) CCIE Service Provider
10 3 (2.04%) CCMSE
10 3 (2.04%) CCSE
11 2 (1.36%) CCDA
11 2 (1.36%) CCDP
12 1 (0.68%) HND
12 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.80%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) COBIT
3 2 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.40%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.36%) iptables
3 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.68%) Firmware
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (12.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (6.80%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (6.80%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (6.80%) FortiGate
3 9 (6.12%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (5.44%) Nagios
5 7 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (2.72%) Cacti
6 4 (2.72%) SCOM
7 3 (2.04%) Opsview
8 2 (1.36%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.68%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 146 (99.32%) Cisco
2 44 (29.93%) Palo Alto
3 40 (27.21%) CheckPoint
3 40 (27.21%) Riverbed
4 32 (21.77%) F5
5 29 (19.73%) HP
6 28 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 25 (17.01%) Juniper
8 24 (16.33%) SolarWinds
9 22 (14.97%) Fortinet
10 16 (10.88%) Citrix
11 14 (9.52%) Arista
12 8 (5.44%) Red Box
12 8 (5.44%) SAP
12 8 (5.44%) VMware
13 7 (4.76%) Blue Coat
13 7 (4.76%) Tufin
14 6 (4.08%) Avaya
14 6 (4.08%) BT
15 5 (3.40%) Motorola