The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £205 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +43.49%
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
102 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.04% 8.61% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 39
Median daily rate £335 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £122 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £68.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +277.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Broadband
5 2 (33.33%) SNMP
5 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (16.67%) HSRP
6 1 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
6 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Firmware
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) 802.11

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (100.00%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) Broadband
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
5 1 (16.67%) 802.11
5 1 (16.67%) HSRP
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Support
3 2 (33.33%) Network Support
3 2 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Avaya
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds