The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 32 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.70% 1.76% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 6.49% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £225 -
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
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 77 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 12.54% 27.11% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 27
Average daily rate £293 £338 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £273 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.65 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.67% +1.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

OSPF
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Back Office
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VRRP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Back Office
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Network Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IP Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP