The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for EIGRP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EIGRP over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 153 128
Rank change year-on-year +20 -25  
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 9 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.32% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 2.09% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £376 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.76% +62.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +10.06% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £67.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.89 £20.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +125.98% -48.12%  

EIGRP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 460 574 475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.60% 15.30% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 324 240
Median daily rate £375 £382 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.70% +17.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 24 44
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.28% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

EIGRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing EIGRP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for EIGRP in the North West

EIGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EIGRP in the North West

EIGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EIGRP in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EIGRP in the North West

EIGRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EIGRP in the North West

EIGRP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +28 7 £365 +12.30%
Manchester +10 2 £500 +33.33% 1
EIGRP
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North West region with a requirement for EIGRP.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) WAN
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) OSPF
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (47.06%) CCNP
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
5 8 (47.06%) Juniper
5 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
6 7 (41.18%) DNS
6 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (35.29%) F5
7 6 (35.29%) CCNA
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
9 4 (23.53%) IGRP
9 4 (23.53%) NetScreen
9 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (17.65%) VoIP
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL

EIGRP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) WAN
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) OSPF
4 8 (47.06%) VPN
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (41.18%) DNS
5 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (23.53%) IGRP
8 4 (23.53%) NetScreen
9 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (17.65%) VoIP
10 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
10 2 (11.76%) H.323
10 2 (11.76%) MPLS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CCDP
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Juniper
3 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto