Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 712 667 698
Rank change year-on-year -45 +31 -135
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 179 195 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 1.45% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 86 132
UK median daily rate £400 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +6.33% -
10th Percentile £265 £263 £263
90th Percentile £530 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £381 £350
% change year-on-year +5.05% +8.93% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £44.60 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.76% +218.54% -65.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.75 £12.90
90th Percentile £19.50 £67.40 £27.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.97% +60.98% -39.71%

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 13,510 13,455 16,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.25% 13.63% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,199 8,152 10,194
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £195 £220
90th Percentile £606 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 716 739 832
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +23.85%
10th Percentile £12.21 £10.96 £11.52
90th Percentile £47.92 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.39 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.78% -26.00% +23.85%

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 22 September 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
Top 14 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 22 September 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 -15 168 £400 - 33
London -26 102 £400 -9.86% 11
UK excluding London -47 75 £401 +5.05% 24
South East +1 29 £425 +0.06% 2
North of England -33 16 £393 -5.14% 9
South West -2 11 £380 +4.83% 2
Scotland -28 9 £450 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -24 7 £338 -21.51% 3
North West -23 6 £425 +8.28% 6
East of England -11 5 £375 +3.45% 3
Midlands -20 5 £425 +36.00% 6
West Midlands -29 4 £425 - 6
North East -12 3 - -
East Midlands +7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 172 (96.09%) Cisco
2 161 (89.94%) BGP
3 130 (72.63%) OSPF
4 126 (70.39%) Cisco Certification
5 109 (60.89%) Firewall
6 108 (60.34%) WAN
7 100 (55.87%) CCNP
8 91 (50.84%) MPLS
9 81 (45.25%) VPN
10 79 (44.13%) LAN
11 69 (38.55%) Cisco ASA
12 66 (36.87%) Wireless
13 64 (35.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 57 (31.84%) Data Centre
15 50 (27.93%) Juniper
16 49 (27.37%) TCP/IP
17 45 (25.14%) IPsec
18 44 (24.58%) CCIE
18 44 (24.58%) ITIL
19 40 (22.35%) Internet
20 39 (21.79%) CCNA
21 38 (21.23%) CheckPoint
22 36 (20.11%) DNS
22 36 (20.11%) DMVPN
22 36 (20.11%) F5
23 33 (18.44%) SolarWinds
23 33 (18.44%) VLAN
23 33 (18.44%) Fortinet
24 32 (17.88%) Cisco Wireless
25 31 (17.32%) Palo Alto

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 4 (2.23%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.23%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.68%) Office 365
4 3 (1.68%) PaaS
5 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Akamai
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 161 (89.94%) BGP
2 130 (72.63%) OSPF
3 109 (60.89%) Firewall
4 108 (60.34%) WAN
5 91 (50.84%) MPLS
6 81 (45.25%) VPN
7 79 (44.13%) LAN
8 69 (38.55%) Cisco ASA
9 66 (36.87%) Wireless
10 64 (35.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 49 (27.37%) TCP/IP
12 45 (25.14%) IPsec
13 40 (22.35%) Internet
14 36 (20.11%) DMVPN
14 36 (20.11%) DNS
15 33 (18.44%) VLAN
16 32 (17.88%) Cisco Wireless
17 29 (16.20%) Multicast
17 29 (16.20%) Spanning Tree
18 28 (15.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (3.35%) JIRA
2 5 (2.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (16.76%) Finance
2 20 (11.17%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.35%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) German Language
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 127 (70.95%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 26 (14.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (12.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 23 (12.85%) Network Security Engineer
3 23 (12.85%) Security Engineer
4 14 (7.82%) Architect
4 14 (7.82%) Network Architect
5 12 (6.70%) Implementation Engineer
5 12 (6.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 11 (6.15%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 11 (6.15%) Senior Security Engineer
7 10 (5.59%) WAN Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) Analyst
8 9 (5.03%) Network Analyst
9 8 (4.47%) Consultant
10 7 (3.91%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.35%) Data Network Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) Design Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.53%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.23%) LDAP
3 3 (1.68%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) HTML
4 1 (0.56%) RFC 2544
4 1 (0.56%) SAML
4 1 (0.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (31.84%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.03%) PKI
4 5 (2.79%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.23%) Fintech
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.53%) Linux
2 16 (8.94%) Windows
3 12 (6.70%) Unix
4 6 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.12%) Check Point GAiA
7 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.58%) ITIL
2 22 (12.29%) Network Management
3 20 (11.17%) Migration
4 19 (10.61%) Network Design
5 17 (9.50%) Change Management
6 15 (8.38%) Incident Management
7 14 (7.82%) Change Control
7 14 (7.82%) Load Balancing
8 13 (7.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (6.70%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (6.15%) Low Latency
11 9 (5.03%) High Availability
11 9 (5.03%) Project Management
12 8 (4.47%) Network Virtualisation
12 8 (4.47%) Problem Management
13 7 (3.91%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (3.35%) Creative Thinking
14 6 (3.35%) Server Virtualisation
14 6 (3.35%) Service Management
14 6 (3.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.50%) Python
2 10 (5.59%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.68%) Tcl
4 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.56%) C
5 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 126 (70.39%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (55.87%) CCNP
3 44 (24.58%) CCIE
4 39 (21.79%) CCNA
5 24 (13.41%) Security Cleared
6 18 (10.06%) CCDP
7 17 (9.50%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.59%) BC Cleared
8 10 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (4.47%) CCSE
9 8 (4.47%) DV Cleared
10 7 (3.91%) CCSA
10 7 (3.91%) CCSP
11 6 (3.35%) JNCIP
12 5 (2.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 5 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.23%) CCIP
13 4 (2.23%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.68%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (1.68%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) QA
2 7 (3.91%) SLA
3 5 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.23%) COBIT
5 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 24 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.23%) vSphere
5 3 (1.68%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.12%) Firmware
6 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.12%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.56%) Docker
7 1 (0.56%) NFS
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (11.73%) FortiGate
2 16 (8.94%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (2.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.79%) Opsview
4 4 (2.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.68%) Ansible
5 3 (1.68%) Cacti
5 3 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.68%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.68%) Puppet
5 3 (1.68%) TrustSec
6 2 (1.12%) Cisco CME
6 2 (1.12%) Core Impact
6 2 (1.12%) QRadar
6 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.12%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.56%) Nagios
7 1 (0.56%) OpenView
7 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 172 (96.09%) Cisco
2 50 (27.93%) Juniper
3 38 (21.23%) CheckPoint
4 36 (20.11%) F5
5 33 (18.44%) Fortinet
5 33 (18.44%) SolarWinds
6 31 (17.32%) Palo Alto
7 29 (16.20%) VMware
8 14 (7.82%) Arista
9 13 (7.26%) Aruba
9 13 (7.26%) Riverbed
10 12 (6.70%) Infoblox
11 11 (6.15%) Meraki
12 10 (5.59%) Forcepoint
12 10 (5.59%) Microsoft
12 10 (5.59%) Nortel
13 9 (5.03%) HP
13 9 (5.03%) Mercator
14 5 (2.79%) Citrix
14 5 (2.79%) Symantec