Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 723 699 591
Rank change year-on-year -24 -108 +4
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 161 202 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 1.24% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 130 200
UK median daily rate £398 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -3.03% +22.22%
10th Percentile £265 £268 £260
90th Percentile £538 £551 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £29.61 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.29% -12.91% -8.23%
10th Percentile £12.75 £16.12 £13.45
90th Percentile £53.51 £45.27 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £21.56 £21.00
% change year-on-year -37.37% +2.64% -43.32%

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 14146 16349 15656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 15.51% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8603 9874 9060
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £214 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 834 1012
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.88 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.42% +15.31% +3.53%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.82 £48.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.04 £25.00 £20.97
% change year-on-year -27.84% +19.23% +4.84%

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 November 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 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for EIGRP in the UK

EIGRP
Top 13 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 November 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 -14 146 £399 -0.44% 28
London -17 104 £431 -4.17% 8
UK excluding London -25 54 £375 +7.14% 20
North of England +56 12 £374 +6.79% 10
South East -4 12 £375 -8.93% 2
Scotland -14 12 £375 +9.09%
South West +5 8 £320 -11.11%
Yorkshire +15 7 £350 - 5
Midlands +23 6 £313 +5.84% 6
North West +7 5 £398 +22.31% 5
West Midlands +25 4 - - 5
East of England -22 4 - - 2
East Midlands -3 2 £313 +3.99% 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 160 (99.38%) Cisco
2 146 (90.68%) BGP
3 119 (73.91%) OSPF
3 119 (73.91%) Firewall
4 117 (72.67%) Cisco Certification
5 97 (60.25%) CCNP
6 84 (52.17%) WAN
6 84 (52.17%) MPLS
7 74 (45.96%) LAN
8 71 (44.10%) Cisco Nexus
9 68 (42.24%) Data Centre
10 62 (38.51%) Wireless
10 62 (38.51%) Finance
11 55 (34.16%) CCIE
12 53 (32.92%) Cisco ASA
13 52 (32.30%) VPN
14 51 (31.68%) Network Security
15 48 (29.81%) CheckPoint
15 48 (29.81%) IPsec
16 43 (26.71%) Palo Alto
17 42 (26.09%) Banking
18 41 (25.47%) VoIP
19 39 (24.22%) VLAN
19 39 (24.22%) Riverbed
20 37 (22.98%) Cisco IOS
20 37 (22.98%) F5
21 34 (21.12%) WLAN
22 31 (19.25%) Cisco Wireless
23 30 (18.63%) HP
23 30 (18.63%) Microsoft

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 (7.45%) Skype for Business
2 7 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (16.15%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.86%) Akamai
2 3 (1.86%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.24%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (90.68%) BGP
2 119 (73.91%) Firewall
2 119 (73.91%) OSPF
3 84 (52.17%) MPLS
3 84 (52.17%) WAN
4 74 (45.96%) LAN
5 71 (44.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 62 (38.51%) Wireless
7 53 (32.92%) Cisco ASA
8 52 (32.30%) VPN
9 51 (31.68%) Network Security
10 48 (29.81%) IPsec
11 41 (25.47%) VoIP
12 39 (24.22%) VLAN
13 37 (22.98%) Cisco IOS
14 34 (21.12%) WLAN
15 31 (19.25%) Cisco Wireless
16 29 (18.01%) Multicast
16 29 (18.01%) TCP/IP
17 26 (16.15%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) MySQL
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 62 (38.51%) Finance
2 42 (26.09%) Banking
3 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.97%) Law
5 5 (3.11%) Legal
6 4 (2.48%) Retail
7 3 (1.86%) Back Office
8 2 (1.24%) French Language
8 2 (1.24%) German Language
8 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.24%) Military
9 1 (0.62%) Advertising
9 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Games
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (70.19%) Network Engineer
2 60 (37.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 52 (32.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 23 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (9.94%) Lead Network Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Voice Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 8 (4.97%) Firewall Engineer
8 8 (4.97%) Network Manager
9 7 (4.35%) Architect
9 7 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Network Support
10 6 (3.73%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Voice Network Engineer
11 5 (3.11%) Consultant
11 5 (3.11%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) XMPP
2 6 (3.73%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.86%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (42.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.97%) Virtual Team
3 7 (4.35%) Clustering
4 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.11%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.86%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.24%) PKI
6 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.62%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.07%) Linux
2 6 (3.73%) Windows
3 4 (2.48%) Unix
4 3 (1.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.24%) FreeBSD
5 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.53%) Network Monitoring
2 24 (14.91%) ITIL
2 24 (14.91%) Load Balancing
2 24 (14.91%) Network Design
3 21 (13.04%) WAN Optimisation
4 19 (11.80%) Migration
5 17 (10.56%) High Availability
6 16 (9.94%) Network Management
7 15 (9.32%) Service Delivery
8 13 (8.07%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (8.07%) Change Management
8 13 (8.07%) Low Latency
8 13 (8.07%) Service Management
9 11 (6.83%) Change Control
10 10 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.59%) Asset Management
11 9 (5.59%) Incident Management
12 8 (4.97%) Practice Management
12 8 (4.97%) Supplier Management
12 8 (4.97%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.83%) Python
2 7 (4.35%) Perl
3 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.86%) C
4 2 (1.24%) Java
4 2 (1.24%) SQL
5 1 (0.62%) C++
5 1 (0.62%) PHP
5 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 117 (72.67%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (60.25%) CCNP
3 55 (34.16%) CCIE
4 21 (13.04%) CCNA
5 15 (9.32%) CCVP
6 12 (7.45%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.97%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 8 (4.97%) CCNP Voice
8 7 (4.35%) Degree
8 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (2.48%) CCSP
10 3 (1.86%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.86%) CCIE Service Provider
10 3 (1.86%) CCMSE
10 3 (1.86%) CCSE
11 2 (1.24%) CCDA
11 2 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.21%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) COBIT
3 2 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.11%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.11%) vSphere
4 4 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.48%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.24%) iptables
6 2 (1.24%) NFS
7 1 (0.62%) Firmware
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (11.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (6.83%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (6.21%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (6.21%) FortiGate
4 9 (5.59%) Cisco UCCE
5 8 (4.97%) Cacti
5 8 (4.97%) Nagios
6 7 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.48%) SCOM
8 3 (1.86%) Opsview
8 3 (1.86%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (1.24%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.24%) Nessus
10 1 (0.62%) HP NNM
10 1 (0.62%) SCCM
10 1 (0.62%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 160 (99.38%) Cisco
2 48 (29.81%) CheckPoint
3 43 (26.71%) Palo Alto
4 39 (24.22%) Riverbed
5 37 (22.98%) F5
6 30 (18.63%) HP
6 30 (18.63%) Microsoft
7 27 (16.77%) SolarWinds
8 24 (14.91%) Citrix
8 24 (14.91%) Juniper
9 23 (14.29%) Fortinet
10 14 (8.70%) Arista
10 14 (8.70%) VMware
11 8 (4.97%) BT
11 8 (4.97%) Red Box
11 8 (4.97%) SAP
12 7 (4.35%) Blue Coat
12 7 (4.35%) Tufin
13 5 (3.11%) Avaya
13 5 (3.11%) Motorola