The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 94 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 1.51% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £325 £367
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+59.43% -25.00%
OSPF
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
184 199 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.13% 12.65% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 115 74
Median daily rate £425 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £150.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northamptonshire - 1 £350 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Meraki
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Project Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft