The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 153 171 190
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +19
Contract jobs citing OSPF 45 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.63% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.27% 4.53% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £284 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £50.25
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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
718 816 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.34% 13.80% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 524 582
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £156.00 £60.00
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 the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 76 (97.44%) Cisco
2 70 (89.74%) BGP
3 56 (71.79%) Firewall
4 49 (62.82%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (53.85%) LAN
6 41 (52.56%) CheckPoint
7 40 (51.28%) CCNP
8 39 (50.00%) WAN
9 37 (47.44%) EIGRP
9 37 (47.44%) F5
10 36 (46.15%) Finance
11 34 (43.59%) MPLS
12 30 (38.46%) DNS
13 29 (37.18%) Cisco IOS
14 27 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
14 27 (34.62%) Juniper
15 25 (32.05%) TCP/IP
15 25 (32.05%) HSRP
16 24 (30.77%) DHCP
17 22 (28.21%) VPN
17 22 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (26.92%) IPsec
19 20 (25.64%) Wireless
19 20 (25.64%) Multicast
19 20 (25.64%) Spanning Tree
20 19 (24.36%) Network Security
20 19 (24.36%) Banking
21 18 (23.08%) CCIE
21 18 (23.08%) Data Centre
22 17 (21.79%) CCSA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (1.28%) Apache
1 1 (1.28%) nginx
1 1 (1.28%) Confluence
1 1 (1.28%) Lync
1 1 (1.28%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 70 (89.74%) BGP
2 56 (71.79%) Firewall
3 42 (53.85%) LAN
4 39 (50.00%) WAN
5 37 (47.44%) EIGRP
6 34 (43.59%) MPLS
7 30 (38.46%) DNS
8 29 (37.18%) Cisco IOS
9 27 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 25 (32.05%) HSRP
10 25 (32.05%) TCP/IP
11 24 (30.77%) DHCP
12 22 (28.21%) VPN
12 22 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (26.92%) IPsec
14 20 (25.64%) Wireless
14 20 (25.64%) Multicast
14 20 (25.64%) Spanning Tree
15 19 (24.36%) Network Security
16 16 (20.51%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) MySQL
1 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.28%) Subversion
2 1 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.28%) Hudson
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (46.15%) Finance
2 19 (24.36%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Advertising
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) Games
7 1 (1.28%) Billing
7 1 (1.28%) Marketing
7 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Network Specialist
5 7 (8.97%) Network Support
6 6 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Communications Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Voice Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Network Support
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Network Support Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Data Network Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) 802.1X
2 6 (7.69%) XMPP
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) IVR
5 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.28%) e-Health
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
5 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.28%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) UNIX
3 6 (7.69%) Linux
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.28%) CentOS
6 1 (1.28%) Debian
6 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Load Balancing
2 14 (17.95%) ITIL
3 11 (14.10%) Project Management
4 9 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (8.97%) Low Latency
6 5 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.41%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.13%) Network Design
7 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.13%) Investment Management
7 4 (5.13%) Network Management
8 3 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.85%) Migration
8 3 (3.85%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.56%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (2.56%) Service Management
9 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.56%) Change Management
9 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) Perl
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) Ruby
3 2 (2.56%) VBScript
3 2 (2.56%) Python
3 2 (2.56%) Tcl
3 2 (2.56%) Lisp
3 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) PHP
4 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (62.82%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (51.28%) CCNP
3 18 (23.08%) CCIE
4 17 (21.79%) CCSA
5 14 (17.95%) CCNA
6 9 (11.54%) CCSE
7 4 (5.13%) Degree
7 4 (5.13%) MCSE
7 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.85%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.56%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.56%) CISSP
9 2 (2.56%) CCDA
9 2 (2.56%) CCIP
10 1 (1.28%) CCSP
10 1 (1.28%) CCDP
10 1 (1.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) Postfix
2 1 (1.28%) XenServer
2 1 (1.28%) iptables
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
2 1 (1.28%) Samba
2 1 (1.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (6.41%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.85%) OPNET
3 3 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.56%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.56%) OpenView
5 1 (1.28%) Puppet
5 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.28%) Nagios
5 1 (1.28%) Ansible
5 1 (1.28%) Salt
5 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (97.44%) Cisco
2 41 (52.56%) CheckPoint
3 37 (47.44%) F5
4 27 (34.62%) Juniper
5 10 (12.82%) Riverbed
6 9 (11.54%) SolarWinds
7 8 (10.26%) Fortinet
7 8 (10.26%) Aruba
8 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.69%) Infoblox
10 4 (5.13%) CA
10 4 (5.13%) VMware
11 3 (3.85%) BT
11 3 (3.85%) Nortel
11 3 (3.85%) Citrix
11 3 (3.85%) Brocade
11 3 (3.85%) Verint
11 3 (3.85%) CyberTech
12 2 (2.56%) Akamai
12 2 (2.56%) Polycom
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £382.00 per annum
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Spinnaker Red
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago