The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 97 105 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Contract jobs citing OSPF 12 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.67% 0.57% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 2.26% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Median daily rate £269 £238 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% -12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £310 £311
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 Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
443 486 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.67% 25.21% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 297 203
Median daily rate £409 £352 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 47
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £55.00 £50.00
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 Hampshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Basingstoke +17 9 £269 -2.18% 3
Portsmouth - 2 £300 -
Southampton +6 1 £200 -38.46%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 23 (92.00%) BGP
3 21 (84.00%) Juniper
4 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (56.00%) Firewall
6 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (48.00%) LAN
7 10 (40.00%) VLAN
7 10 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (36.00%) WAN
8 9 (36.00%) CCNP
9 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
9 8 (32.00%) JNCIS
9 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
10 7 (28.00%) CCNA
11 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (24.00%) VPN
11 6 (24.00%) MPLS
11 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (24.00%) F5
12 5 (20.00%) Brocade
12 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 5 (20.00%) CCDP
13 4 (16.00%) Extreme Networks
14 3 (12.00%) IOS XR
14 3 (12.00%) NX-OS
14 3 (12.00%) Junos
14 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 23 (92.00%) BGP
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 12 (48.00%) LAN
4 10 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (40.00%) VLAN
5 9 (36.00%) WAN
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (24.00%) MPLS
6 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) DHCP
7 3 (12.00%) DNS
7 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (12.00%) IOS XR
7 3 (12.00%) Junos
7 3 (12.00%) NX-OS
7 3 (12.00%) SNA
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 2 (8.00%) RSVP
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Firewall Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Designer
6 2 (8.00%) IP Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 1 (4.00%) Boundary Protection
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) Network Management
2 1 (4.00%) Presales
2 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) CCNP
3 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) JNCIS
5 7 (28.00%) CCNA
6 5 (20.00%) CCDP
7 3 (12.00%) CCIE
7 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) Juniper
3 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (24.00%) F5
5 5 (20.00%) Brocade
6 4 (16.00%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (12.00%) Riverbed
8 2 (8.00%) BT
9 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu