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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 95 110 119
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Contract jobs citing OSPF 15 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.87% 0.49% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 1.91% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £390 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +43.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £298 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £398 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
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
444 471 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.71% 25.70% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 295 199
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 41
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £55.00 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +12 8 £460 +17.94% 1
Eastleigh - 5 £454 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) Juniper
1 20 (95.24%) BGP
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 12 (57.14%) LAN
4 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
5 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) VLAN
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (33.33%) VPN
8 7 (33.33%) MPLS
9 6 (28.57%) CCNP
9 6 (28.57%) JNCIS
9 6 (28.57%) F5
10 5 (23.81%) Brocade
10 5 (23.81%) CCDP
10 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
11 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
11 4 (19.05%) Extreme Networks
12 3 (14.29%) IOS XR
12 3 (14.29%) NX-OS
12 3 (14.29%) Junos
12 3 (14.29%) VPLS
12 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
12 3 (14.29%) Wireless

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 20 (95.24%) BGP
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 12 (57.14%) LAN
4 11 (52.38%) WAN
5 9 (42.86%) VLAN
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (33.33%) MPLS
7 7 (33.33%) VPN
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (14.29%) IOS XR
9 3 (14.29%) Junos
9 3 (14.29%) NX-OS
9 3 (14.29%) VPLS
9 3 (14.29%) Wireless
10 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.52%) tcpdump
10 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
11 1 (4.76%) HSRP
11 1 (4.76%) Network Security
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) AIX
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 1 (4.76%) Boundary Protection
2 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) Network Management
2 1 (4.76%) Presales
2 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) JNCIS
4 5 (23.81%) CCDP
5 3 (14.29%) CCIE
5 3 (14.29%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) Juniper
2 6 (28.57%) F5
3 5 (23.81%) Brocade
3 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
4 4 (19.05%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.76%) BT
6 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.76%) Intel Security