The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 69 68 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.66% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 1.99% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £170 - £353
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 - £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £174 - £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.10% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 151 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.60% 14.97% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 51 88
Median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £8.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £27.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSPF across the Buckinghamshire region.

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Buckinghamshire region.

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +8 6 £170 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) FCoE
4 8 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (57.14%) F5
4 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (57.14%) VPN
4 8 (57.14%) CCNP
4 8 (57.14%) CCNA
4 8 (57.14%) EIGRP
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
7 3 (21.43%) Network Security
8 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Mitel
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) HP
8 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 2 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (57.14%) FCoE
3 8 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCNA
1 8 (57.14%) CCNP
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper