The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.67% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 53.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+34.04% +25.56%
OSPF
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.95% 25.37% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
Median daily rate £340 £230 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 £29.09 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.15% -24.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSPF across the Aberdeen region.

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Aberdeen region.

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

OSPF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) CMDB
1 7 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
1 7 (100.00%) CatOS
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
2 6 (85.71%) QMS
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) Multicast
4 4 (57.14%) BT
4 4 (57.14%) C
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Siemens
5 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Multicast
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
1 7 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) QMS
3 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) BT
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Siemens