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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 104 141 143
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +2
Contract jobs citing OSPF 21 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 1.16% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £433 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +29.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £251 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
462 519 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.59% 16.54% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 249 252
Median daily rate £363 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 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
Bedfordshire +7 11 £525 - 2
Hertfordshire +16 10 £363 -39.58% 1
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 of England region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 26 (81.25%) BGP
3 21 (65.63%) Firewall
4 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (56.25%) LAN
5 17 (53.13%) WAN
6 15 (46.88%) VLAN
6 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (43.75%) Network Security
7 14 (43.75%) CCNP
8 13 (40.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
10 9 (28.13%) EIGRP
10 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
10 9 (28.13%) F5
10 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
11 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 8 (25.00%) VPN
11 8 (25.00%) Linux
12 7 (21.88%) Wireless
12 7 (21.88%) Juniper
12 7 (21.88%) CCNA
12 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
13 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
13 6 (18.75%) Wireshark
13 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (18.75%) VMware
14 5 (15.63%) Information Security
14 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
14 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi

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 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) BGP
2 21 (65.63%) Firewall
3 18 (56.25%) LAN
4 17 (53.13%) WAN
5 15 (46.88%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (46.88%) VLAN
6 14 (43.75%) Network Security
7 13 (40.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (28.13%) EIGRP
8 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.00%) VPN
10 7 (21.88%) Wireless
11 6 (18.75%) Wireshark
12 5 (15.63%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (15.63%) tcpdump
12 5 (15.63%) VoIP
12 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (12.50%) DHCP
13 4 (12.50%) DNS
13 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Security Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Security Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) MPEG
3 1 (3.13%) BYOD
3 1 (3.13%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) CentOS
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Information Security
3 5 (15.63%) Network Management
3 5 (15.63%) SIEM
3 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Server Hardening
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) Internal Audit
6 1 (3.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Presales
6 1 (3.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) CCNP
3 7 (21.88%) CCNA
4 5 (15.63%) CISSP
5 2 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CCENT
6 1 (3.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Firmware
2 2 (6.25%) iptables
2 2 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Nessus
2 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 9 (28.13%) F5
4 7 (21.88%) Juniper
5 6 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 6 (18.75%) VMware
6 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
6 5 (15.63%) LogLogic
6 5 (15.63%) LogRhythm
6 5 (15.63%) Splunk
7 4 (12.50%) Mitel
7 4 (12.50%) Tripwire
8 3 (9.38%) Aruba
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix
9 2 (6.25%) Avaya
9 2 (6.25%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (6.25%) Meraki
9 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.13%) Brocade
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