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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
England / North West
Rank 129 157 132
Rank change year-on-year +28 -25  
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 8 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.026% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 0.18% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Median daily rate £315 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -13.10% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £37.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -64.18% +48.00%  

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 372 570 476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.53% 14.93% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 322 219
Median daily rate £389 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.52% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 41
Median hourly rate £16.59 £16.84 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.48% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.06 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £40.00 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Manchester - 5 £315 - 1
Cheshire +32 3 £338 -
EIGRP
England

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 16 (100.00%) BGP
2 15 (93.75%) OSPF
3 14 (87.50%) Cisco
4 12 (75.00%) CCNP
4 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (75.00%) Firewall
5 11 (68.75%) Juniper
5 11 (68.75%) LAN
5 11 (68.75%) WAN
6 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
6 9 (56.25%) F5
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (43.75%) IGRP
8 7 (43.75%) NetScreen
8 7 (43.75%) CCNA
8 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (37.50%) Network Security
9 6 (37.50%) DNS
10 5 (31.25%) Wireless
10 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (25.00%) VoIP
11 4 (25.00%) VLAN
12 3 (18.75%) VPN
12 3 (18.75%) H.323
12 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
12 3 (18.75%) Degree
12 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree

EIGRP
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
2 15 (93.75%) OSPF
3 12 (75.00%) Firewall
4 11 (68.75%) LAN
4 11 (68.75%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (43.75%) IGRP
6 7 (43.75%) NetScreen
7 6 (37.50%) DNS
7 6 (37.50%) Network Security
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (31.25%) Wireless
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (25.00%) VLAN
9 4 (25.00%) VoIP
10 3 (18.75%) H.323
10 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (18.75%) VPN
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Support
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall Support
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Network Support Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Product Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) CCNP
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Juniper
3 9 (56.25%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft