The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 146 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.58% 10.10% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 48
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) MPLS
4 5 (35.71%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (35.71%) F5
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (28.57%) Network Design
5 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 3 (21.43%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (21.43%) VXLAN
7 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) HP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 5 (35.71%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (21.43%) VXLAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) FCoE
7 1 (7.14%) MRTG
7 1 (7.14%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) WAAS
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) F5
4 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Aruba