The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 53 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.80% - 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £200 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
OSPF
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 103 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.86% 13.59% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 57 18
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) MPLS
2 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) Avaya
4 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Network Management
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Broadband
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) Advertising
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) ERP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Broadband
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) Network Support
3 3 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Support
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds