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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 94 103 114
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing OSPF 15 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.81% 1.37% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 5.77% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 6
Median daily rate £438 £365 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% +27.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £418 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.06 £42.31 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-47.86% +41.01%
OSPF
South East

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
463 520 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.96% 23.68% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 316 240
Median daily rate £362 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Eastleigh - 5 £454 -
Basingstoke +1 4 £460 +20.26% 2
Portsmouth 0 3 £425 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 26 (100.00%) BGP
2 22 (84.62%) Juniper
3 21 (80.77%) Cisco
4 16 (61.54%) Firewall
5 15 (57.69%) LAN
6 14 (53.85%) WAN
6 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
6 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
7 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
9 10 (38.46%) F5
10 9 (34.62%) CCNP
11 8 (30.77%) MPLS
11 8 (30.77%) VPN
11 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (30.77%) VLAN
12 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (26.92%) HSRP
13 6 (23.08%) DNS
13 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
13 6 (23.08%) IPsec
14 5 (19.23%) CCDP
14 5 (19.23%) ITIL
14 5 (19.23%) Brocade
15 4 (15.38%) JNCIS
15 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 4 (15.38%) NX-OS
15 4 (15.38%) 802.1X

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) BGP
2 16 (61.54%) Firewall
3 15 (57.69%) LAN
4 14 (53.85%) WAN
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (30.77%) MPLS
5 8 (30.77%) VLAN
5 8 (30.77%) VPN
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (26.92%) HSRP
7 6 (23.08%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) IPsec
8 4 (15.38%) 802.11
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (15.38%) NX-OS
8 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 4 (15.38%) Wireless
9 3 (11.54%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Network Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Network Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) AIX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Analytics
2 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.69%) High Availability
2 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.69%) Network Design
2 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Boundary Protection
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) Network Management
3 1 (3.85%) Presales
3 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.85%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (34.62%) CCNP
4 5 (19.23%) CCDP
5 4 (15.38%) JNCIS
6 3 (11.54%) CCIE
6 3 (11.54%) CCNA
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.85%) CCSA
8 1 (3.85%) CCSE
8 1 (3.85%) Degree
8 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Juniper
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco
3 10 (38.46%) F5
4 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 5 (19.23%) Brocade
6 4 (15.38%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.69%) VMware
9 1 (3.85%) BMC
9 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
9 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.85%) Remedy
9 1 (3.85%) SAP
9 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds