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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
UK
Rank 505 510 464
Rank change year-on-year +5 -46  
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 81 120 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 1.54% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 75 98
Median daily rate £344 £363 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +3.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -13.10% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.51% +13.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £29.40 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £51.40 £40.00
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6502 7774 7741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.64% 14.72% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4001 4619 4207
Median daily rate £400 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 337 430
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

EIGRP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EIGRP in the UK

EIGRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for EIGRP in the UK

EIGRP
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 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
England -1 65 £363 - 26
London -16 25 £375 -4.76% 14
South East -7 11 £300 -14.28% 4
Yorkshire +17 9 £450 +28.57% 3
County Antrim - 9 £313 - 2
Belfast - 9 £313 - 2
Northern Ireland - 9 £313 - 2
North West +39 8 £315 - 1
West Yorkshire +23 7 £450 +20.00% 1
Leeds +12 7 £450 +20.00% 1
Birmingham - 6 £363 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £363 - 2
Manchester - 5 £315 - 1
Berkshire +8 4 - - 1
City of London -8 4 £325 -10.95% 6
South Wales - 4 £300 -
Wales - 4 £300 -
Cheshire +28 3 £338 -
Hampshire +13 3 £300 +2.12%
Bracknell +3 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £550 +66.51%
Milton Keynes - 3 £550 -
Scotland +29 2 - -
Edinburgh +20 2 - -
East of England -11 2 £500 +37.93% 2
East Midlands - 2 £265 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £300 -
Warrington - 2 £319 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £500 - 1

EIGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for EIGRP.

1 149 (93.71%) Cisco
2 137 (86.16%) BGP
3 121 (76.10%) OSPF
4 110 (69.18%) Cisco Certification
5 103 (64.78%) CCNP
6 96 (60.38%) Firewall
7 87 (54.72%) WAN
8 66 (41.51%) LAN
9 63 (39.62%) MPLS
9 63 (39.62%) Cisco ASA
10 60 (37.74%) Juniper
11 59 (37.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 58 (36.48%) F5
12 58 (36.48%) VPN
13 49 (30.82%) CCNA
14 47 (29.56%) Data Centre
15 46 (28.93%) CheckPoint
16 40 (25.16%) Network Security
17 39 (24.53%) Wireless
18 36 (22.64%) Finance
19 34 (21.38%) IPsec
19 34 (21.38%) VLAN
20 33 (20.75%) TCP/IP
21 32 (20.13%) Load Balancing
22 30 (18.87%) Security Cleared
23 29 (18.24%) Network Design
23 29 (18.24%) DNS
24 28 (17.61%) CCIE
24 28 (17.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 25 (15.72%) Spanning Tree

EIGRP
Top Related 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 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.92%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.40%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (86.16%) BGP
2 121 (76.10%) OSPF
3 96 (60.38%) Firewall
4 87 (54.72%) WAN
5 66 (41.51%) LAN
6 63 (39.62%) Cisco ASA
6 63 (39.62%) MPLS
7 59 (37.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 58 (36.48%) VPN
9 40 (25.16%) Network Security
10 39 (24.53%) Wireless
11 34 (21.38%) IPsec
11 34 (21.38%) VLAN
12 33 (20.75%) TCP/IP
13 29 (18.24%) DNS
14 28 (17.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 25 (15.72%) Spanning Tree
16 24 (15.09%) VoIP
17 23 (14.47%) Cisco IOS
17 23 (14.47%) SSL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 36 (22.64%) Finance
2 23 (14.47%) Banking
3 10 (6.29%) Retail
4 9 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.03%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.89%) Military
7 2 (1.26%) Electronics
7 2 (1.26%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (61.64%) Network Engineer
2 42 (26.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 41 (25.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (11.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (8.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (8.81%) Security Engineer
6 13 (8.18%) Consultant
7 12 (7.55%) Design Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) Network Design Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) Network Support
8 10 (6.29%) Network Consultant
9 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.03%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (5.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 7 (4.40%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 7 (4.40%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (4.40%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (3.77%) Analyst
12 6 (3.77%) Network Analyst
13 5 (3.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.14%) COM
3 3 (1.89%) XMPP
4 2 (1.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.14%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.52%) DataPower
3 4 (2.52%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.89%) FlexPod
4 3 (1.89%) PKI
5 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) e-Health
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.81%) Unix
2 6 (3.77%) Windows
3 4 (2.52%) FreeBSD
3 4 (2.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.89%) Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.13%) Load Balancing
2 29 (18.24%) Network Design
3 15 (9.43%) ITIL
4 13 (8.18%) Migration
4 13 (8.18%) Network Management
5 12 (7.55%) Project Management
6 8 (5.03%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (4.40%) Change Control
7 7 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (3.77%) Change Management
8 6 (3.77%) High Availability
8 6 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (3.77%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.77%) Threat Management
9 5 (3.14%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (3.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (2.52%) Incident Management
11 3 (1.89%) ITSM
11 3 (1.89%) Service Delivery
11 3 (1.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.14%) Perl
1 5 (3.14%) SQL
2 4 (2.52%) Python
3 2 (1.26%) Lisp
3 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 110 (69.18%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (64.78%) CCNP
3 49 (30.82%) CCNA
4 30 (18.87%) Security Cleared
5 28 (17.61%) CCIE
6 24 (15.09%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.29%) CCDP
8 8 (5.03%) Degree
9 5 (3.14%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.14%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (2.52%) CCVP
10 4 (2.52%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.89%) CCDA
11 3 (1.89%) CCSP
11 3 (1.89%) CISSP
12 2 (1.26%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.26%) CCSA
12 2 (1.26%) CLAS
12 2 (1.26%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.14%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (3.14%) vSphere
5 3 (1.89%) vCloud
6 2 (1.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (6.29%) FortiGate
2 9 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (5.03%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (3.14%) Nessus
5 4 (2.52%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (2.52%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (2.52%) OPNET
6 3 (1.89%) Pingdom
7 2 (1.26%) Cacti
7 2 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.26%) Nagios
7 2 (1.26%) OpenView
7 2 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.26%) Puppet
7 2 (1.26%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 149 (93.71%) Cisco
2 60 (37.74%) Juniper
3 58 (36.48%) F5
4 46 (28.93%) CheckPoint
5 23 (14.47%) Palo Alto
6 22 (13.84%) Fortinet
7 16 (10.06%) Arista
8 12 (7.55%) HP
8 12 (7.55%) VMware
9 11 (6.92%) Blue Coat
9 11 (6.92%) Microsoft
10 9 (5.66%) SolarWinds
10 9 (5.66%) Splunk
11 8 (5.03%) Aruba
11 8 (5.03%) Riverbed
12 7 (4.40%) Citrix
13 6 (3.77%) BT
13 6 (3.77%) NetScout
13 6 (3.77%) TippingPoint
14 5 (3.14%) Sourcefire
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