Period
to 20 October 2017

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 October 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)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 704 687 559
Rank change year-on-year -17 -128 +70
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 174 207 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 1.24% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 124 208
UK median daily rate £399 £389 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.57% +3.46% +7.36%
10th Percentile £263 £264 £230
90th Percentile £538 £538 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +15.93% -10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
UK median hourly rate £46.50 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +232.14% -65.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.90 £13.45
90th Percentile £67.63 £42.25 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £13.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year +244.44% -44.33% -35.85%

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 13666 16740 15917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.76% 15.75% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8308 10177 9100
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £188 £220 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £361
% change year-on-year - +3.88% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 723 843 1042
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.95% +18.75% +0.23%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -22.00% +25.00% -

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 October 2017.

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 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 October 2017. 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 +31 158 £400 - 18
London +30 101 £413 -13.16% 9
UK excluding London +6 72 £391 +15.93% 9
North of England +66 26 £414 +18.21% 4
South East +10 15 £400 +14.29% 2
Scotland +3 15 £395 +14.91%
Yorkshire +26 13 £430 +22.86% 2
North West +24 11 £393 +20.77% 2
South West +6 7 £373 +14.62% 2
Midlands +36 6 £313 +5.84% 1
West Midlands +23 4 - -
East of England -25 4 - -
North East +70 2 £363 -
East Midlands +3 2 £313 +3.99% 1

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

1 170 (97.70%) Cisco
2 162 (93.10%) BGP
3 131 (75.29%) Firewall
4 126 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
5 117 (67.24%) OSPF
6 105 (60.34%) CCNP
7 96 (55.17%) WAN
8 87 (50.00%) MPLS
9 83 (47.70%) LAN
10 80 (45.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 74 (42.53%) Data Centre
12 71 (40.80%) Wireless
13 65 (37.36%) Finance
14 60 (34.48%) VPN
15 58 (33.33%) CheckPoint
16 56 (32.18%) CCIE
17 52 (29.89%) Cisco ASA
18 50 (28.74%) F5
19 49 (28.16%) Network Security
20 46 (26.44%) Palo Alto
21 44 (25.29%) VoIP
21 44 (25.29%) IPsec
22 42 (24.14%) Banking
23 41 (23.56%) Riverbed
24 40 (22.99%) Cisco IOS
25 39 (22.41%) VLAN
26 37 (21.26%) Cisco Wireless
27 33 (18.97%) WLAN
27 33 (18.97%) Juniper
28 32 (18.39%) CCNA

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 12 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 7 (4.02%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (13.22%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.72%) Akamai
3 3 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.72%) Office 365
4 2 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (93.10%) BGP
2 131 (75.29%) Firewall
3 117 (67.24%) OSPF
4 96 (55.17%) WAN
5 87 (50.00%) MPLS
6 83 (47.70%) LAN
7 80 (45.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 71 (40.80%) Wireless
9 60 (34.48%) VPN
10 52 (29.89%) Cisco ASA
11 49 (28.16%) Network Security
12 44 (25.29%) IPsec
12 44 (25.29%) VoIP
13 40 (22.99%) Cisco IOS
14 39 (22.41%) VLAN
15 37 (21.26%) Cisco Wireless
16 33 (18.97%) WLAN
17 29 (16.67%) HSRP
17 29 (16.67%) Multicast
18 28 (16.09%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.57%) MySQL
1 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 65 (37.36%) Finance
2 42 (24.14%) Banking
3 15 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.60%) Law
5 5 (2.87%) Legal
6 4 (2.30%) Retail
7 3 (1.72%) Back Office
8 2 (1.15%) French Language
8 2 (1.15%) Games
8 2 (1.15%) German Language
8 2 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 118 (67.82%) Network Engineer
2 65 (37.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 56 (32.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (12.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Lead Network Engineer
6 13 (7.47%) Voice Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) Architect
7 12 (6.90%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Firewall Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Network Architect
9 8 (4.60%) Consultant
9 8 (4.60%) Network Manager
9 8 (4.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Cisco Support
10 7 (4.02%) Network Consultant
10 7 (4.02%) Network Support
10 7 (4.02%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.17%) 802.1X
2 8 (4.60%) XMPP
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 74 (42.53%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.60%) Virtual Team
3 7 (4.02%) Clustering
3 7 (4.02%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.87%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.87%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.72%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.57%) DataPower
7 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.62%) Linux
2 5 (2.87%) Windows
3 3 (1.72%) Unix
4 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.94%) ITIL
2 25 (14.37%) Load Balancing
2 25 (14.37%) Migration
2 25 (14.37%) Network Monitoring
3 22 (12.64%) Network Design
4 19 (10.92%) High Availability
4 19 (10.92%) WAN Optimisation
5 18 (10.34%) Network Management
6 16 (9.20%) Service Delivery
7 14 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (8.05%) Change Management
8 13 (7.47%) Low Latency
8 13 (7.47%) Service Management
9 12 (6.90%) Network Architecture
9 12 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.32%) Asset Management
11 8 (4.60%) Change Control
11 8 (4.60%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.60%) Supplier Management
11 8 (4.60%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.17%) Python
2 7 (4.02%) Perl
3 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.72%) C
4 2 (1.15%) Java
5 1 (0.57%) C++
5 1 (0.57%) PHP
5 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 126 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (60.34%) CCNP
3 56 (32.18%) CCIE
4 32 (18.39%) CCNA
5 15 (8.62%) CCVP
6 13 (7.47%) Degree
7 9 (5.17%) Security Cleared
8 8 (4.60%) CCNP Voice
9 7 (4.02%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 7 (4.02%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.45%) CCDP
11 5 (2.87%) Master's Degree
12 4 (2.30%) CCSP
12 4 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.72%) CCDA
13 3 (1.72%) CCIE Service Provider
13 3 (1.72%) CCMSE
13 3 (1.72%) CCSE
14 2 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.60%) SLA
2 4 (2.30%) COBIT
3 2 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.87%) ProxySG
2 5 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.30%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.72%) vSphere
5 2 (1.15%) iptables
6 1 (0.57%) Firmware
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (12.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (9.20%) FortiGate
3 11 (6.32%) Cacti
4 10 (5.75%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (5.75%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (5.17%) Cisco UCCE
6 8 (4.60%) Nagios
7 4 (2.30%) Netcool
7 4 (2.30%) SCOM
7 4 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.57%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.57%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.57%) OPNET
9 1 (0.57%) Opsview
9 1 (0.57%) SCCM
9 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 170 (97.70%) Cisco
2 58 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 50 (28.74%) F5
4 46 (26.44%) Palo Alto
5 41 (23.56%) Riverbed
6 33 (18.97%) Juniper
7 28 (16.09%) SolarWinds
8 27 (15.52%) Fortinet
9 26 (14.94%) Microsoft
10 25 (14.37%) Citrix
10 25 (14.37%) HP
11 12 (6.90%) Arista
12 9 (5.17%) VMware
13 8 (4.60%) Blue Coat
13 8 (4.60%) BT
13 8 (4.60%) Red Box
13 8 (4.60%) SAP
14 6 (3.45%) Motorola
15 5 (2.87%) Aruba
15 5 (2.87%) Avaya