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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 71 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.88% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 7.53% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£600 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
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%
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
86 93 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.48% 11.64% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 61 29
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £259 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £15.00 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £22.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 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 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) iptables
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (57.14%) nginx
1 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) MediaWiki
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) OpenVPN
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 2 (28.57%) FWSM
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) MariaDB
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) GitLab
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) RSpec
2 2 (28.57%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Debian
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) SmartOS
2 2 (28.57%) CoreOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Database Theory
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database Theory
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) iptables
2 2 (28.57%) Btrfs
2 2 (28.57%) Samba
2 2 (28.57%) Snort
2 2 (28.57%) Squid
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Postfix
2 2 (28.57%) XenServer
2 2 (28.57%) Varnish
2 2 (28.57%) vCloud
2 2 (28.57%) KVM
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) HAProxy
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Salt
2 2 (28.57%) systemd
2 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (28.57%) CFEngine
2 2 (28.57%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (28.57%) Nessus
2 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) IronPort
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) SaltStack
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
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