Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 740 690 619
Rank change year-on-year -50 -71 -60
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 129 153 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 1.08% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 99 173
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £256
90th Percentile £525 £528 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +16.30% -3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.74% -56.10% +35.08%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.04 £19.25
90th Percentile £47.81 £41.36 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £13.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year +145.28% -56.91% +70.55%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,308 14,172 14,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.11% 14.87% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,213 8,634 8,781
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £185 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 704 757 816
UK median hourly rate £19.45 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.55% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.47 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.43 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.52 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -9.21% -2.27% -0.79%

EIGRP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EIGRP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EIGRP in the UK

EIGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EIGRP in the UK

EIGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EIGRP over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EIGRP in the UK

EIGRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EIGRP in the UK

EIGRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing EIGRP over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for EIGRP in the UK

EIGRP
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EIGRP within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England -57 117 £380 - 40
London -18 73 £375 -13.29% 9
UK excluding London -44 52 £393 +16.30% 32
South East -20 20 £400 - 3
South West +23 11 £378 +7.86% 5
North of England +16 11 £405 +20.00% 16
Scotland -14 8 £456 +10.61% 1
North West +3 7 £405 +28.57% 8
Midlands +1 4 £300 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire -12 4 - - 8
East Midlands +3 3 £300 +13.21%
West Midlands +5 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for EIGRP.

1 122 (94.57%) Cisco
2 120 (93.02%) BGP
3 90 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (68.99%) OSPF
5 81 (62.79%) Firewall
5 81 (62.79%) CCNP
6 58 (44.96%) MPLS
7 56 (43.41%) WAN
8 55 (42.64%) LAN
9 50 (38.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 48 (37.21%) VPN
11 41 (31.78%) TCP/IP
12 38 (29.46%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (28.68%) Wireless
14 36 (27.91%) VoIP
14 36 (27.91%) Data Centre
15 34 (26.36%) CheckPoint
16 31 (24.03%) Finance
16 31 (24.03%) VLAN
17 30 (23.26%) CCIE
18 29 (22.48%) Juniper
18 29 (22.48%) DNS
18 29 (22.48%) Network Security
19 28 (21.71%) IPsec
19 28 (21.71%) Multicast
20 27 (20.93%) F5
21 26 (20.16%) Network Design
21 26 (20.16%) Cisco IOS
22 25 (19.38%) CCNA
22 25 (19.38%) DHCP

EIGRP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (13.95%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (93.02%) BGP
2 89 (68.99%) OSPF
3 81 (62.79%) Firewall
4 58 (44.96%) MPLS
5 56 (43.41%) WAN
6 55 (42.64%) LAN
7 50 (38.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 48 (37.21%) VPN
9 41 (31.78%) TCP/IP
10 38 (29.46%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (28.68%) Wireless
12 36 (27.91%) VoIP
13 31 (24.03%) VLAN
14 29 (22.48%) DNS
14 29 (22.48%) Network Security
15 28 (21.71%) IPsec
15 28 (21.71%) Multicast
16 26 (20.16%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (19.38%) DHCP
18 23 (17.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (24.03%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Banking
3 10 (7.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.88%) Back Office
4 5 (3.88%) Legal
5 2 (1.55%) Local Government
5 2 (1.55%) Military
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) French Language
6 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (76.74%) Network Engineer
2 30 (23.26%) Cisco Engineer
2 30 (23.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 17 (13.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (4.65%) Security Engineer
5 5 (3.88%) Consultant
5 5 (3.88%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (3.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 4 (3.10%) Architect
6 4 (3.10%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 4 (3.10%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (3.10%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (3.10%) Network Consultant
6 4 (3.10%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (3.10%) Voice Network Engineer
6 4 (3.10%) WAN Engineer
7 3 (2.33%) IP Engineer
7 3 (2.33%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.33%) Core Data
2 3 (2.33%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.78%) CSS
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
3 1 (0.78%) LDAP
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.10%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.33%) PKI
5 2 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) RIA
6 1 (0.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.30%) Windows
2 10 (7.75%) Linux
3 5 (3.88%) Unix
3 5 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.10%) Check Point GAiA
4 4 (3.10%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.55%) FreeBSD
5 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.16%) Network Design
2 24 (18.60%) Load Balancing
3 22 (17.05%) ITIL
4 15 (11.63%) High Availability
4 15 (11.63%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (8.53%) Incident Management
6 10 (7.75%) Network Management
7 9 (6.98%) Network Optimisation
7 9 (6.98%) Service Management
8 8 (6.20%) Migration
8 8 (6.20%) Statistics
9 7 (5.43%) Change Control
9 7 (5.43%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (5.43%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.65%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.65%) Security Patching
10 6 (4.65%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.75%) Python
2 4 (3.10%) Perl
3 2 (1.55%) C
3 2 (1.55%) Java
3 2 (1.55%) SQL
4 1 (0.78%) C++
4 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 90 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (62.79%) CCNP
3 30 (23.26%) CCIE
4 25 (19.38%) CCNA
5 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.20%) CCDP
7 7 (5.43%) Degree
7 7 (5.43%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.88%) JNCIA
8 5 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.10%) CCENT
9 4 (3.10%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 4 (3.10%) CCSA
9 4 (3.10%) CCVP
10 3 (2.33%) CCSP
10 3 (2.33%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.55%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.55%) MCSA
11 2 (1.55%) MCSE
11 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.55%) COBIT
3 2 (1.55%) QA
3 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.53%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.43%) vSphere
4 6 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.88%) ProxySG
6 4 (3.10%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.55%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.55%) NFS
7 2 (1.55%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.55%) XenApp
8 1 (0.78%) Firmware
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (6.98%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.65%) Opsview
4 5 (3.88%) Cacti
5 3 (2.33%) Nagios
5 3 (2.33%) SCOM
6 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.55%) Nessus
6 2 (1.55%) SCCM
6 2 (1.55%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 122 (94.57%) Cisco
2 34 (26.36%) CheckPoint
3 29 (22.48%) Juniper
4 27 (20.93%) F5
5 25 (19.38%) Palo Alto
6 24 (18.60%) HP
7 21 (16.28%) VMware
8 20 (15.50%) SolarWinds
9 16 (12.40%) Citrix
10 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
11 11 (8.53%) Arista
12 9 (6.98%) Aruba
12 9 (6.98%) Riverbed
12 9 (6.98%) Tufin
13 8 (6.20%) BT
14 7 (5.43%) Blue Coat
14 7 (5.43%) Fortinet
15 6 (4.65%) Meraki
16 5 (3.88%) Motorola
17 4 (3.10%) Speakerbus