The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 92 73 110
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +37
Contract jobs citing OSPF 20 54 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 2.21% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 8.65% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.71% +25.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £455 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
OSPF
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
604 624 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.61% 25.57% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 204 199
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 23
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Windsor -4 3 - -
Reading -9 3 - - 5
Bracknell -5 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £283 -
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £208 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 62 (83.78%) BGP
2 60 (81.08%) Cisco
3 51 (68.92%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (58.11%) Firewall
5 39 (52.70%) MPLS
6 38 (51.35%) Telecoms
7 37 (50.00%) CCNP
8 32 (43.24%) CheckPoint
9 25 (33.78%) VPN
10 24 (32.43%) CCIE
10 24 (32.43%) Network Design
11 23 (31.08%) Juniper
12 22 (29.73%) EIGRP
13 21 (28.38%) RIP
14 20 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (25.68%) Network Security
15 19 (25.68%) LAN
16 17 (22.97%) WAN
17 15 (20.27%) Load Balancing
18 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
18 14 (18.92%) CCNA
18 14 (18.92%) IPsec
19 12 (16.22%) SNMP
19 12 (16.22%) Ethernet
19 12 (16.22%) Linux
19 12 (16.22%) F5
20 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
20 11 (14.86%) Cisco Nexus
20 11 (14.86%) Network Monitoring
20 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.41%) Lync
2 2 (2.70%) MediaWiki
2 2 (2.70%) Apache
2 2 (2.70%) CMS
2 2 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 62 (83.78%) BGP
2 43 (58.11%) Firewall
3 39 (52.70%) MPLS
4 25 (33.78%) VPN
5 22 (29.73%) EIGRP
6 21 (28.38%) RIP
7 20 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (25.68%) Network Security
8 19 (25.68%) LAN
9 17 (22.97%) WAN
10 14 (18.92%) IPsec
11 12 (16.22%) SNMP
11 12 (16.22%) Ethernet
12 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
12 11 (14.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (12.16%) Wireless
14 8 (10.81%) Frame Relay
14 8 (10.81%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (10.81%) Internet
15 7 (9.46%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Subversion
1 2 (2.70%) JIRA
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.70%) Hudson
1 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (51.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.05%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (40.54%) IP Engineer
2 28 (37.84%) Network Engineer
3 26 (35.14%) Design Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Network Specialist
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) AWS Architect
10 1 (1.35%) Network Design Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.35%) CSS
2 1 (1.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.70%) MPEG
3 2 (2.70%) DTV
3 2 (2.70%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.70%) STB
3 2 (2.70%) IPTV
3 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Wiki
3 2 (2.70%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.35%) SecurID
4 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) UNIX
2 3 (4.05%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) HPUX
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) Debian
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Network Design
2 15 (20.27%) Load Balancing
3 11 (14.86%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (12.16%) Migration
5 8 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (6.76%) Network Management
7 4 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (4.05%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.05%) Validation
8 3 (4.05%) CRM
8 3 (4.05%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (2.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 2 (2.70%) DRM
9 2 (2.70%) Scrum
9 2 (2.70%) ITIL
9 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.70%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) Java
1 2 (2.70%) Perl
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
1 2 (2.70%) Ruby
1 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (68.92%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (50.00%) CCNP
3 24 (32.43%) CCIE
4 14 (18.92%) CCNA
5 11 (14.86%) CISSP
5 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
6 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
7 6 (8.11%) BC Cleared
7 6 (8.11%) CCDP
8 5 (6.76%) Degree
8 5 (6.76%) CCSP
8 5 (6.76%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.70%) CCSA
9 2 (2.70%) CCSE
10 1 (1.35%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.35%) CCIP
10 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) Postfix
2 2 (2.70%) XenServer
2 2 (2.70%) iptables
2 2 (2.70%) Samba
2 2 (2.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.70%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (1.35%) OpenView
4 1 (1.35%) Cacti
4 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.35%) Salt
4 1 (1.35%) Iperf
4 1 (1.35%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 60 (81.08%) Cisco
2 32 (43.24%) CheckPoint
3 23 (31.08%) Juniper
4 12 (16.22%) F5
5 5 (6.76%) Redback
5 5 (6.76%) Nokia
5 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.76%) Radware
6 4 (5.41%) Citrix
6 4 (5.41%) VMware
7 3 (4.05%) BT
7 3 (4.05%) Huawei
7 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.70%) Apple
8 2 (2.70%) Adobe
8 2 (2.70%) HP
8 2 (2.70%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.70%) Tektronix
9 1 (1.35%) Tufin
9 1 (1.35%) AlgoSec
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