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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 68 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.66% 0.57% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 4.85% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £600 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +54.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +42.85%
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
120 103 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.17% 11.73% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 57 59
Median daily rate £313 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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
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 27 September 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 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (66.67%) IPsec
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
4 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
4 3 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) CESG
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) CCDP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft

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%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) IPsec
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
5 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) IPv4
5 2 (22.22%) IPv6
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
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%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Mobile Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) CESG
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCDP
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCVP
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Aruba
6 1 (11.11%) Meraki