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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 19 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.29% 1.26% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.25% 4.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £269 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.10% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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
59 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.10% 25.63% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 10
Median daily rate £315 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £11.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
2 10 (90.91%) VLAN
3 9 (81.82%) BGP
4 8 (72.73%) JNCIS
4 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
5 7 (63.64%) CCNP
6 6 (54.55%) Firewall
6 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (45.45%) Brocade
7 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
7 5 (45.45%) CCNA
7 5 (45.45%) CCDP
7 5 (45.45%) VPN
8 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 3 (27.27%) LAN
8 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) JNCIA
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (27.27%) MPLS
8 3 (27.27%) Junos
9 2 (18.18%) HSRP
9 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (18.18%) RFC 2547
9 2 (18.18%) BT
9 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 2 (18.18%) Migration
9 2 (18.18%) VPLS
9 2 (18.18%) WAN

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 10 (90.91%) VLAN
2 9 (81.82%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Junos
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) ADSL
6 2 (18.18%) HSRP
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) IPv6
6 2 (18.18%) ISDN
6 2 (18.18%) RSVP
6 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (18.18%) VPLS
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) FTP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) IP Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Boundary Protection
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) JNCIS
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 5 (45.45%) CCDP
4 5 (45.45%) CCNA
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) JNCIA
6 1 (9.09%) CCIE
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) Brocade
4 2 (18.18%) BT
5 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu