Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 719 660 648
Rank change year-on-year -59 -12 -77
Contract jobs citing EIGRP 149 172 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.36% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 106 151
UK median daily rate £385 £356 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -1.72% +3.57%
10th Percentile £263 £274 £250
90th Percentile £525 £523 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £344 £363
% change year-on-year +22.18% -5.17% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £44.60 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.73% +62.16% -31.25%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £17.60
90th Percentile £33.75 £67.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £23.25 £32.25
% change year-on-year -41.94% -27.91% -19.38%

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 13,284 12,621 16,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.35% 13.89% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,167 7,652 9,618
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £206 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 753 734
UK median hourly rate £19.09 £20.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -23.81% +22.09%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.43 £47.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.56% -29.09% +22.22%

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 18 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing EIGRP over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 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 -49 138 £375 -3.23% 30
London -16 85 £375 +1.69% 13
UK excluding London -63 62 £420 +22.18% 18
South East -6 18 £425 -5.45% 2
North of England -39 17 £408 +6.19% 11
South West +30 14 £398 -11.67% 3
North West -34 10 £425 +25.93% 7
Scotland -41 9 £500 +43.88% 1
Yorkshire -33 7 £375 -12.79% 4
East of England -5 3 £350 -15.15% 1
Midlands -16 3 £300 -11.11%
East Midlands +1 2 £300 +9.59%
West Midlands -27 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 138 (92.62%) BGP
2 136 (91.28%) Cisco
3 104 (69.80%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (65.77%) OSPF
5 87 (58.39%) CCNP
6 83 (55.70%) Firewall
7 79 (53.02%) WAN
8 74 (49.66%) MPLS
9 62 (41.61%) LAN
10 53 (35.57%) VPN
10 53 (35.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 52 (34.90%) TCP/IP
12 49 (32.89%) Wireless
13 46 (30.87%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (26.85%) ITIL
14 40 (26.85%) Data Centre
15 39 (26.17%) DNS
16 37 (24.83%) CCNA
17 35 (23.49%) CheckPoint
18 33 (22.15%) Juniper
19 30 (20.13%) VoIP
20 29 (19.46%) CCIE
21 28 (18.79%) Finance
22 27 (18.12%) DMVPN
23 25 (16.78%) VLAN
23 25 (16.78%) DHCP
24 24 (16.11%) VMware
24 24 (16.11%) Network Security
25 23 (15.44%) Internet
25 23 (15.44%) Multicast

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 1 (0.67%) Confluence
1 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.34%) Akamai
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (92.62%) BGP
2 98 (65.77%) OSPF
3 83 (55.70%) Firewall
4 79 (53.02%) WAN
5 74 (49.66%) MPLS
6 62 (41.61%) LAN
7 53 (35.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 53 (35.57%) VPN
8 52 (34.90%) TCP/IP
9 49 (32.89%) Wireless
10 46 (30.87%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (26.17%) DNS
12 30 (20.13%) VoIP
13 27 (18.12%) DMVPN
14 25 (16.78%) DHCP
14 25 (16.78%) VLAN
15 24 (16.11%) Network Security
16 23 (15.44%) Cisco Wireless
16 23 (15.44%) Internet
16 23 (15.44%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.34%) JIRA
3 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (18.79%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.70%) Banking
4 4 (2.68%) Back Office
5 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.34%) Local Government
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) French Language
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (73.15%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (18.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (14.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (10.74%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (10.74%) Security Engineer
6 10 (6.71%) Architect
6 10 (6.71%) Network Architect
7 8 (5.37%) Analyst
7 8 (5.37%) Network Analyst
8 6 (4.03%) Consultant
8 6 (4.03%) WAN Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.36%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Wireless Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Wireless Network Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.68%) LDAP
3 3 (2.01%) Core Data
4 2 (1.34%) HTML
4 2 (1.34%) XML
5 1 (0.67%) CSS
5 1 (0.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.85%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.36%) PKI
4 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.34%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.67%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.75%) Windows
2 13 (8.72%) Linux
3 5 (3.36%) Unix
3 5 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.01%) Check Point GAiA
5 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.34%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.85%) ITIL
2 19 (12.75%) Load Balancing
3 17 (11.41%) Migration
4 16 (10.74%) Incident Management
5 12 (8.05%) Network Management
5 12 (8.05%) Service Management
6 11 (7.38%) Change Control
6 11 (7.38%) High Availability
7 10 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (6.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (6.04%) Capacity Management
8 9 (6.04%) Change Management
8 9 (6.04%) Network Design
8 9 (6.04%) Security Patching
9 8 (5.37%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (4.70%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.03%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (3.36%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.36%) Security Management
12 5 (3.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.05%) Python
2 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.67%) C
3 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 104 (69.80%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (58.39%) CCNP
3 37 (24.83%) CCNA
4 29 (19.46%) CCIE
5 18 (12.08%) CCDP
6 16 (10.74%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.70%) CCSA
8 7 (4.70%) CCSE
9 6 (4.03%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.36%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.68%) BC Cleared
11 4 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (2.68%) CCSP
11 4 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.01%) CCENT
12 3 (2.01%) Degree
13 2 (1.34%) CISSP
13 2 (1.34%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) SLA
2 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.68%) COBIT
3 4 (2.68%) QA
4 2 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 18 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.68%) Firmware
3 4 (2.68%) vSphere
4 3 (2.01%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.34%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.67%) NFS
6 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (9.40%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (6.04%) Opsview
3 5 (3.36%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.01%) Cacti
4 3 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.01%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.34%) Core Impact
5 2 (1.34%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.34%) Puppet
5 2 (1.34%) QRadar
5 2 (1.34%) SCCM
5 2 (1.34%) SCOM
5 2 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.67%) Ansible
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 136 (91.28%) Cisco
2 35 (23.49%) CheckPoint
3 33 (22.15%) Juniper
4 24 (16.11%) VMware
5 22 (14.77%) F5
6 20 (13.42%) Palo Alto
7 16 (10.74%) Fortinet
7 16 (10.74%) SolarWinds
8 13 (8.72%) HP
9 10 (6.71%) Aruba
10 7 (4.70%) Arista
10 7 (4.70%) Mercator
11 6 (4.03%) Meraki
12 5 (3.36%) Citrix
12 5 (3.36%) Riverbed
13 4 (2.68%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (2.68%) Infoblox
14 3 (2.01%) Mitel
14 3 (2.01%) Qualys
14 3 (2.01%) Tufin