The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 71 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.11% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 1.18% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £406 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.41% +41.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -25.00%
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
158 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.08% 9.36% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 54 62
Median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £120 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £76.40 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) IPsec
3 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) VoIP
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (33.33%) 3G
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) BGP-4
5 3 (33.33%) CCDP
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) 4G

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) IPsec
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) 2G
4 3 (33.33%) 3G
4 3 (33.33%) 4G
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) BGP-4
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Mobile Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) CESG
3 2 (22.22%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCDP
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Meraki
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft