The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 29 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.48% - 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.59% - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £333 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
OSPF
Hampshire

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
79 31 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 32.64% 13.25% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 8 35
Average daily rate £390 £278 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
4 6 (66.67%) Network Security
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (55.56%) CCNP
5 5 (55.56%) Firewall
6 4 (44.44%) Migration
6 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 4 (44.44%) MPLS
6 4 (44.44%) CCNA
6 4 (44.44%) Juniper
7 3 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (33.33%) VoIP
7 3 (33.33%) CCIE
7 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 3 (33.33%) SNMP
7 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (33.33%) High Availability
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (33.33%) Verint
7 3 (33.33%) Banking
7 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
7 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
4 6 (66.67%) Network Security
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (55.56%) Firewall
6 4 (44.44%) MPLS
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 3 (33.33%) SNMP
7 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) VoIP
8 2 (22.22%) FWSM
8 2 (22.22%) SSL
9 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (11.11%) Internet
9 1 (11.11%) Junos
9 1 (11.11%) VLAN
9 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) IP Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) LAN Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (22.22%) CCSA
5 2 (22.22%) CCSE
6 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
6 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Verint
4 2 (22.22%) Crossbeam
5 1 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) VMware