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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 67 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.34% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 4.90% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £393 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +43.49%
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
142 102 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.12% 11.38% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 59 46
Average daily rate £370 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £280 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £9.00 £25.88 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.21% +81.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (42.86%) 4G
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) BGP-4
4 3 (42.86%) RSVP
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) 3G
4 3 (42.86%) 2G
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) CA
6 1 (14.29%) Nokia
6 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) 2G
3 3 (42.86%) 3G
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 3 (42.86%) BGP-4
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (42.86%) RSVP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) FWSM
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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