The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IGRP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IGRP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)
UK
Rank 573 639 622
Rank change year-on-year +66 -17  
Contract jobs citing IGRP 10 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.002% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.013% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Median daily rate £333 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -21.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IGRP 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 6519 7870 8007
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.51% 14.78% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4021 4698 4373
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 337 444
Median hourly rate £24.50 £32.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.43% +16.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

IGRP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IGRP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IGRP in the UK

IGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IGRP.

Contractor daily rate trend for IGRP in the UK

IGRP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IGRP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IGRP in the UK

IGRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IGRP.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IGRP in the UK

IGRP
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IGRP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +57 9 £315 -21.25% 1
North West - 4 £315 -
Manchester - 4 £315 -
London - 3 £438 -

IGRP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IGRP 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 IGRP.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
1 18 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 17 (94.44%) Juniper
3 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (77.78%) LAN
4 14 (77.78%) WAN
5 12 (66.67%) CCNP
5 12 (66.67%) F5
6 11 (61.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (61.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (55.56%) Firewall
7 10 (55.56%) DNS
8 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (50.00%) Load Balancing
9 8 (44.44%) NetScreen
10 7 (38.89%) Network Security
11 6 (33.33%) VRRP
11 6 (33.33%) CCNA
11 6 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
12 5 (27.78%) Threat Management
12 5 (27.78%) Security Monitoring
12 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
12 5 (27.78%) SSL
12 5 (27.78%) VPN
12 5 (27.78%) DHCP
12 5 (27.78%) HTTP

IGRP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) BGP
1 18 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 18 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 14 (77.78%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (61.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
4 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (44.44%) NetScreen
7 7 (38.89%) Network Security
8 6 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (33.33%) VRRP
9 5 (27.78%) DHCP
9 5 (27.78%) HTTP
9 5 (27.78%) IPsec
9 5 (27.78%) SSL
9 5 (27.78%) VPN
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Change Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Change Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (27.78%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (27.78%) Threat Management
2 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) Juniper
3 12 (66.67%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
4 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
4 5 (27.78%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Huawei
5 1 (5.56%) Nortel
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk