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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 37 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing OSPF 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.98% 1.55% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.72% 7.69% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £225 £400 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +186.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+36.65% +25.56%
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
72 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.40% 20.21% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 39
Median daily rate £350 £400 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £309 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 4 (36.36%) Juniper
6 4 (36.36%) Migration
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) Crossbeam
8 2 (18.18%) CCSE
8 2 (18.18%) Network Design
8 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
8 2 (18.18%) JNCIS
8 2 (18.18%) VLAN
8 2 (18.18%) Junos
8 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 2 (18.18%) FWSM
8 2 (18.18%) CCSA
8 2 (18.18%) Banking
8 2 (18.18%) Telecoms

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 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) FWSM
6 2 (18.18%) Junos
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
7 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 1 (9.09%) NGN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) CCIE
6 2 (18.18%) CCSA
6 2 (18.18%) CCSE
6 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
6 2 (18.18%) JNCIS
7 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Crossbeam
4 1 (9.09%) BT
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) Verint
4 1 (9.09%) VMware