The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 68 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.66% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.50% 2.53% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £278 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £281
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £25.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+30.39% -34.61%
OSPF
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 79 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.02% 10.93% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 55
Average daily rate £413 £278 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) IPv6
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) LDAP
3 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) LAMP
3 5 (62.50%) Samba
3 5 (62.50%) Debian
3 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
3 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) nginx
1 5 (62.50%) Confluence
1 5 (62.50%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) IPv6
3 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
3 5 (62.50%) LDAP
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (25.00%) FWSM
5 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) HTTP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Hudson
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Debian
1 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
1 5 (62.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (62.50%) Build Automation
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
1 5 (62.50%) Database Theory
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database Theory
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Samba
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) Postfix
1 5 (62.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) ZABBIX
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
1 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (62.50%) Salt
2 2 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) IronPort
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (25.00%) CA
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) HP