The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South West / Dorset
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.99% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
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 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.91% 11.11% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 15
Median daily rate £450 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +47.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £46.50 £12.00 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+287.50% -91.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Bournemouth - 1 £450 -
OSPF
South West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Dorset region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Network Management
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) FabricPath
5 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) FabricPath
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) NetScreen
4 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) VPLS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Network Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
3 2 (28.57%) WatchGuard