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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 515 524 478
Rank change year-on-year +9 -46  
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 99 125 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.44% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 75 99
UK median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
10th Percentile £219 £255 £215
90th Percentile £538 £533 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +8.96% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
UK median hourly rate £46.89 £20.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.98% -48.12%  
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.53 £37.75
90th Percentile £67.48 £29.58 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +69.09% -31.25%  

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 6455 8694 8061
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.70% 16.19% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10117 13736 12668
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +9.29%  
10th Percentile £208 £228 £206
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 1069 1117
UK median hourly rate £28.27 £28.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.82% +24.83%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for EIGRP in the UK

EIGRP
Top 9 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 29 June 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 +8 87 £365 -2.66% 24
UK excluding London +35 53 £395 +8.96% 11
London +9 44 £350 -14.37% 16
North of England +67 22 £398 +0.63% 4
Scotland +33 10 £348 +8.59% 2
South East +6 9 £450 +6.38% 1
Midlands +7 5 £356 -3.71% 2
East of England -5 5 £325 -27.77%
South West -13 3 £450 +38.46% 1

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 177 (96.20%) Cisco
2 162 (88.04%) BGP
3 126 (68.48%) OSPF
4 124 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
5 119 (64.67%) Firewall
6 114 (61.96%) CCNP
7 97 (52.72%) WAN
8 91 (49.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 76 (41.30%) LAN
10 75 (40.76%) Cisco ASA
11 74 (40.22%) VPN
12 67 (36.41%) MPLS
13 66 (35.87%) F5
14 65 (35.33%) Data Centre
14 65 (35.33%) Wireless
15 61 (33.15%) CheckPoint
16 50 (27.17%) Juniper
17 49 (26.63%) CCNA
18 41 (22.28%) TCP/IP
19 40 (21.74%) Fortinet
20 39 (21.20%) CCIE
21 38 (20.65%) Finance
21 38 (20.65%) Cisco IOS
22 33 (17.93%) Load Balancing
23 32 (17.39%) VoIP
24 31 (16.85%) Internet
24 31 (16.85%) Spanning Tree
24 31 (16.85%) Cisco Wireless
25 29 (15.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
26 28 (15.22%) 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 5 (2.72%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (8.15%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (88.04%) BGP
2 126 (68.48%) OSPF
3 119 (64.67%) Firewall
4 97 (52.72%) WAN
5 91 (49.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 76 (41.30%) LAN
7 75 (40.76%) Cisco ASA
8 74 (40.22%) VPN
9 67 (36.41%) MPLS
10 65 (35.33%) Wireless
11 41 (22.28%) TCP/IP
12 38 (20.65%) Cisco IOS
13 32 (17.39%) VoIP
14 31 (16.85%) Cisco Wireless
14 31 (16.85%) Internet
14 31 (16.85%) Spanning Tree
15 29 (15.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 28 (15.22%) DNS
16 28 (15.22%) IPsec
17 27 (14.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (4.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 38 (20.65%) Finance
2 24 (13.04%) Banking
3 18 (9.78%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.52%) Retail
5 6 (3.26%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.63%) Military
7 2 (1.09%) Games
7 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) French Language
8 1 (0.54%) German Language
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (55.98%) Network Engineer
2 52 (28.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 47 (25.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (11.96%) Senior Network Engineer
5 21 (11.41%) Architect
6 19 (10.33%) Network Support
7 17 (9.24%) Consultant
7 17 (9.24%) Support Engineer
8 16 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
9 13 (7.07%) Network Consultant
10 12 (6.52%) Network Architect
10 12 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 12 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (5.43%) Cisco Support
12 9 (4.89%) Design Engineer
13 8 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
14 7 (3.80%) Analyst
14 7 (3.80%) Network Analyst
15 6 (3.26%) Network Security Engineer
15 6 (3.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.07%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.09%) COM
2 2 (1.09%) CSS
2 2 (1.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (35.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.80%) DataPower
4 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.63%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.63%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.63%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.09%) PKI
6 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.54%) Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.89%) Linux
2 7 (3.80%) Unix
3 6 (3.26%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) FreeBSD
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.93%) Load Balancing
2 27 (14.67%) Migration
3 25 (13.59%) Network Design
4 24 (13.04%) ITIL
5 20 (10.87%) Network Management
6 19 (10.33%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (7.07%) Change Management
8 10 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.43%) Project Management
9 9 (4.89%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.35%) Network Architecture
10 8 (4.35%) Resource Allocation
11 7 (3.80%) High Availability
11 7 (3.80%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.80%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (3.80%) Low Latency
11 7 (3.80%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.80%) WAN Optimisation
12 6 (3.26%) Change Control
13 5 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.26%) Perl
1 6 (3.26%) Python
2 3 (1.63%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.09%) C
3 2 (1.09%) Lisp
3 2 (1.09%) SQL
4 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 124 (67.39%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (61.96%) CCNP
3 49 (26.63%) CCNA
4 39 (21.20%) CCIE
5 19 (10.33%) Security Cleared
6 17 (9.24%) SC Cleared
7 12 (6.52%) CCDP
8 10 (5.43%) Degree
9 7 (3.80%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 5 (2.72%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (2.17%) BC Cleared
11 4 (2.17%) CCDA
11 4 (2.17%) CCIE Security
11 4 (2.17%) Master's Degree
12 3 (1.63%) CCSP
12 3 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.09%) CCVP
13 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.09%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.17%) SLA
3 3 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.09%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.72%) vSphere
4 3 (1.63%) vCloud
5 2 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.09%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (11.41%) FortiGate
2 15 (8.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (4.89%) Cacti
3 9 (4.89%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (3.80%) HP UCMDB
4 7 (3.80%) OPNET
5 4 (2.17%) Netcool
6 3 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.63%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.63%) Nagios
6 3 (1.63%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.09%) Nessus
7 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.09%) Puppet
7 2 (1.09%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.54%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 177 (96.20%) Cisco
2 66 (35.87%) F5
3 61 (33.15%) CheckPoint
4 50 (27.17%) Juniper
5 40 (21.74%) Fortinet
6 28 (15.22%) Palo Alto
7 23 (12.50%) VMware
8 18 (9.78%) Riverbed
9 17 (9.24%) Arista
10 16 (8.70%) Citrix
10 16 (8.70%) SolarWinds
11 14 (7.61%) Microsoft
12 13 (7.07%) HP
13 11 (5.98%) Aruba
14 10 (5.43%) Blue Coat
15 9 (4.89%) Splunk
15 9 (4.89%) TippingPoint
16 8 (4.35%) Avaya
16 8 (4.35%) Nokia
17 7 (3.80%) BMC
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