The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / East of England
Rank 116 120 119
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 2.22% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £214 £388 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.70% +64.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £345 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £428 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 - -
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 East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
383 360 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.80% 15.31% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 179 203
Median daily rate £325 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £263 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 46
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -10.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.68 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Essex +4 4 £220 -45.00%
Suffolk - 2 £200 - 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 21 (91.30%) BGP
2 18 (78.26%) Cisco
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (60.87%) Firewall
4 13 (56.52%) LAN
5 12 (52.17%) WAN
5 12 (52.17%) F5
6 11 (47.83%) Network Security
6 11 (47.83%) CCNP
7 10 (43.48%) Juniper
7 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
8 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (34.78%) MPLS
10 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
10 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
10 7 (30.43%) VPN
10 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
11 6 (26.09%) Fortinet
11 6 (26.09%) Nessus
11 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
11 6 (26.09%) Splunk
11 6 (26.09%) ArcSight
11 6 (26.09%) LogLogic
11 6 (26.09%) SIEM
11 6 (26.09%) tcpdump
11 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (26.09%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (26.09%) LogRhythm
11 6 (26.09%) Network Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) BGP
2 14 (60.87%) Firewall
3 13 (56.52%) LAN
4 12 (52.17%) WAN
5 11 (47.83%) Network Security
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (34.78%) MPLS
9 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
9 7 (30.43%) VPN
10 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
10 6 (26.09%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (26.09%) tcpdump
10 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
11 5 (21.74%) SMTP
12 4 (17.39%) DNS
12 4 (17.39%) FTP
12 4 (17.39%) Internet
12 4 (17.39%) LDAP
12 4 (17.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JMeter
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Security Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) Network Management
2 6 (26.09%) SIEM
2 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Presales
5 1 (4.35%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (4.35%) Internal Audit
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) People Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) CCIE
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
2 1 (4.35%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) F5
3 10 (43.48%) Juniper
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 6 (26.09%) ArcSight
5 6 (26.09%) Fortinet
5 6 (26.09%) LogLogic
5 6 (26.09%) LogRhythm
5 6 (26.09%) Splunk
6 5 (21.74%) Tripwire
7 4 (17.39%) Huawei
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 2 (8.70%) NetApp
9 2 (8.70%) Tellabs
10 1 (4.35%) Clearswift
10 1 (4.35%) HP
10 1 (4.35%) Intel
10 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
10 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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