The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 20 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.57% 2.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 7.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £460 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 80 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.52% 33.90% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 17
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £538 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +32.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

OSPF
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIS
2 5 (83.33%) Brocade
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Boundary Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (33.33%) Designer
4 2 (33.33%) Network Designer
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Boundary Protection
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCDP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIS
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Brocade
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu