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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 31 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.82% 1.14% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 7.32% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £394 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
65 41 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.53% 15.53% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 35
Median daily rate £350 £301 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.18% -10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -1.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) DSL
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) xDSL
4 1 (25.00%) Aruba
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Telepresence
4 1 (25.00%) Converged Networks
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) VMware

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) DSL
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) xDSL
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Converged Networks
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) VPLS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIP
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Tandberg
2 1 (25.00%) VMware