The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 33 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.08% 0.69% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 4.26% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.10% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
80 47 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 28.88% 16.21% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 30
Median daily rate £338 £293 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £253 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +229.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) DSL
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) xDSL
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) ADSL
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) ATM
4 2 (40.00%) CCDP
4 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) DSL
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) xDSL
2 3 (60.00%) ADSL
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) RIP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) SDH
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) CCDA
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Tandberg