The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
England / South East
Rank 229 234 241
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 12 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 1.68% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 12
Median daily rate £300 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £363 £380
% change year-on-year -13.10% -4.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £46.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.19% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -64.18% +13.84%  

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 South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1493 2027 2005
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.04% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1122 979
Median daily rate £400 £352 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 101 104
Median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £16.10 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

EIGRP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

EIGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EIGRP in the South East

EIGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EIGRP in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EIGRP in the South East

EIGRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EIGRP in the South East

EIGRP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +12 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £500 +51.36%
Hampshire +4 3 £300 +2.12%
Surrey +9 1 - - 2
EIGRP
England

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for EIGRP.

1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
1 23 (95.83%) BGP
2 21 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (83.33%) CCNP
3 20 (83.33%) OSPF
4 19 (79.17%) CCNA
5 18 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (62.50%) WAN
6 15 (62.50%) VPN
7 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
8 12 (50.00%) F5
9 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
10 10 (41.67%) Load Balancing
10 10 (41.67%) FCoE
10 10 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (37.50%) Firewall
11 9 (37.50%) MPLS
12 8 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (29.17%) Migration
14 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
14 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 6 (25.00%) LAN
15 5 (20.83%) Wireless
15 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
17 3 (12.50%) Network Design
17 3 (12.50%) ADSL
17 3 (12.50%) DHCP
17 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
17 3 (12.50%) RIP

EIGRP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) BGP
2 20 (83.33%) OSPF
3 18 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (62.50%) VPN
4 15 (62.50%) WAN
5 10 (41.67%) FCoE
5 10 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (37.50%) Firewall
6 9 (37.50%) MPLS
7 8 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (25.00%) LAN
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (20.83%) Wireless
10 3 (12.50%) ADSL
10 3 (12.50%) DHCP
10 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
10 3 (12.50%) RIP
10 3 (12.50%) SNA
10 3 (12.50%) xDSL
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) OSINT
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (83.33%) CCNP
3 19 (79.17%) CCNA
4 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) CCDA
7 1 (4.17%) CCDP
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) F5
3 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) Aruba
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) Nokia
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) VMware