Period
to 22 April 2018

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 6 months to 22 April 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.

Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 823 861
Rank change year-on-year -51 +38 -33
Contract jobs citing IGRP 8 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.060% 0.099% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 8
UK median daily rate £525 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -13.85% +9.80%
10th Percentile £400 £315 £298
90th Percentile £588 £486 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +26.98% -3.08% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IGRP 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 13,343 13,107 15,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.19% 14.25% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,242 7,960 9,276
UK median daily rate £415 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.11% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 731 726
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% -12.00% +11.48%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.71 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.52% -16.00% +8.70%

IGRP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IGRP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IGRP in the UK

IGRP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 April 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 -37 8 £525 +39.53% 2
London -46 6 £550 +23.94% 1
UK excluding London -34 2 £400 +26.98% 2
East of England - 2 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IGRP 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 IGRP.

1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) F5
3 6 (75.00%) 802.1X
3 6 (75.00%) Palo Alto
3 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) Juniper
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (62.50%) Fortinet
4 5 (62.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (62.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (62.50%) Tufin
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (50.00%) CCNP
6 3 (37.50%) HTTP
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 3 (37.50%) XML
6 3 (37.50%) DWDM
6 3 (37.50%) MPLS
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 3 (37.50%) Network Security

IGRP
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (50.00%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (37.50%) DWDM
6 3 (37.50%) GLBP
6 3 (37.50%) HTTP
6 3 (37.50%) MPLS
6 3 (37.50%) Multicast
6 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
6 3 (37.50%) Network Security
7 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
7 2 (25.00%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior VoIP Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (62.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 2 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 1 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (62.50%) Fortinet
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Tufin
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Zscaler
5 2 (25.00%) Arista
5 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (25.00%) Capita
5 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Aruba
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Meraki
6 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard