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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 66 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing OSPF 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 4.00% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£600 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +52.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +25.00%
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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
98 100 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.52% 11.45% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 33
Average daily rate £417 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £243 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -42.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £14.50 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £22.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) IPv6
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) IPsec
1 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Nessus
1 5 (83.33%) SSH
1 5 (83.33%) Snort
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
1 5 (83.33%) Squid
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (83.33%) RSpec
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
1 5 (83.33%) Confluence
1 5 (83.33%) Varnish
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (83.33%) nginx
1 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (83.33%) OpenVPN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (83.33%) nginx
1 5 (83.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) IPv6
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) IPsec
1 5 (83.33%) OpenVPN
1 5 (83.33%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) FWSM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (83.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (83.33%) RSpec
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) REST
1 5 (83.33%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (83.33%) SmartOS
1 5 (83.33%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Snort
1 5 (83.33%) Squid
1 5 (83.33%) Varnish
1 5 (83.33%) vCloud
1 5 (83.33%) KVM
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
1 5 (83.33%) LXC
1 5 (83.33%) iptables
1 5 (83.33%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Nessus
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
1 5 (83.33%) CFEngine
1 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (83.33%) HAProxy
1 5 (83.33%) Ansible
1 5 (83.33%) systemd
1 5 (83.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) SaltStack
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) IronPort
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia
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