The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 79 82 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing OSPF 27 38 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 1.55% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.04% 6.99% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
Median daily rate £310 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £440 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £45.15 -
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 Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
447 544 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.11% 22.26% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 270 316
Median daily rate £374 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 10 £300 -31.81% 2
Slough +6 3 - -
Bracknell +2 2 £338 -
Maidenhead - 1 £374 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 30 (85.71%) Cisco
2 28 (80.00%) BGP
3 26 (74.29%) Juniper
4 24 (68.57%) MPLS
5 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (51.43%) CCNP
7 17 (48.57%) SNMP
7 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
8 15 (42.86%) CCNA
8 15 (42.86%) Ethernet
9 14 (40.00%) DNS
9 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
10 11 (31.43%) Firewall
11 10 (28.57%) WAN
11 10 (28.57%) Huawei
12 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
13 8 (22.86%) VLAN
13 8 (22.86%) Broadband
13 8 (22.86%) CRM
14 7 (20.00%) DSL
14 7 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (20.00%) xDSL
14 7 (20.00%) VMware
14 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
15 6 (17.14%) Network Security
15 6 (17.14%) VPLS
15 6 (17.14%) ICMP
15 6 (17.14%) VPN
15 6 (17.14%) HTTP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) BGP
2 24 (68.57%) MPLS
3 17 (48.57%) SNMP
4 15 (42.86%) Ethernet
5 14 (40.00%) DNS
5 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (31.43%) Firewall
7 10 (28.57%) WAN
8 8 (22.86%) Broadband
8 8 (22.86%) VLAN
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (20.00%) DSL
9 7 (20.00%) xDSL
10 6 (17.14%) HTTP
10 6 (17.14%) ICMP
10 6 (17.14%) Network Security
10 6 (17.14%) VPLS
10 6 (17.14%) VPN
11 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
General
1 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) IP Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) IP Network Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Customer Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) IPTV
2 3 (8.57%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (8.57%) STB
2 3 (8.57%) Video on Demand
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Android
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) CRM
2 5 (14.29%) Network Management
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) High Availability
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Stress Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (51.43%) CCNP
3 15 (42.86%) CCNA
4 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) CCIP
6 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 4 (11.43%) JNCIA
8 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.71%) CCDA
9 2 (5.71%) CCDP
9 2 (5.71%) CCIE
10 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
10 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (2.86%) CCVP
10 1 (2.86%) Degree
10 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
10 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) vSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Nagios
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Cisco
2 26 (74.29%) Juniper
3 10 (28.57%) Huawei
4 7 (20.00%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) F5
6 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.57%) Aruba
7 3 (8.57%) EMC
7 3 (8.57%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.71%) Ericsson
8 2 (5.71%) HP
8 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.71%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.86%) Meraki
9 1 (2.86%) Mitel
9 1 (2.86%) Nokia
9 1 (2.86%) Polycom
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