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 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 53 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.85% 0.45% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 4.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +42.85%
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
79 89 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.46% 9.94% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 52
Median daily rate £275 £278 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £475 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £12.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+304.85% -29.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Brocade
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds

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 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed