The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 97 108 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing OSPF 23 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.08% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.74% 2.42% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 3
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£381 £287 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -12.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £178 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £356 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +25.00%
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
401 454 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.91% 21.93% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 240 154
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 43
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +1 4 £350 +8.52% 1
Portsmouth - 4 £325 -
Basingstoke -8 3 £400 +186.73%
Southampton 0 1 £300 +53.84%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 21 (72.41%) WAN
2 21 (72.41%) BGP
3 20 (68.97%) Firewall
3 20 (68.97%) LAN
3 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (62.07%) IPsec
4 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
5 17 (58.62%) EIGRP
5 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
6 15 (51.72%) MPLS
7 14 (48.28%) SSL
7 14 (48.28%) CCNA
8 13 (44.83%) ITIL
9 12 (41.38%) DNS
9 12 (41.38%) CCNP
9 12 (41.38%) HSRP
9 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
10 10 (34.48%) Juniper
11 9 (31.03%) ADSL
11 9 (31.03%) Finance
12 8 (27.59%) ICMP
12 8 (27.59%) X.25
12 8 (27.59%) Windows
12 8 (27.59%) DHCP
12 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
12 8 (27.59%) SNMP
12 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
12 8 (27.59%) SaaS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) WAN
1 21 (72.41%) BGP
2 20 (68.97%) LAN
2 20 (68.97%) Firewall
3 18 (62.07%) IPsec
4 17 (58.62%) EIGRP
4 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
5 15 (51.72%) MPLS
6 14 (48.28%) SSL
7 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (41.38%) DNS
7 12 (41.38%) HSRP
8 9 (31.03%) ADSL
9 8 (27.59%) DHCP
9 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
9 8 (27.59%) SNMP
9 8 (27.59%) ICMP
9 8 (27.59%) X.25
10 7 (24.14%) VPN
11 5 (17.24%) Network Security
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
2 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Network Design
2 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) Network Management
4 4 (13.79%) Low Latency
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) CCNA
3 12 (41.38%) CCNP
4 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
6 4 (13.79%) CCDE
7 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (6.90%) CCIE
9 1 (3.45%) MCSA
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
9 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) vSphere
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) Juniper
3 6 (20.69%) McAfee
4 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 4 (13.79%) Nokia
6 3 (10.34%) BT
6 3 (10.34%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Remedy
7 2 (6.90%) F5
7 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.45%) Huawei
8 1 (3.45%) Brocade
8 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.45%) Splunk
8 1 (3.45%) Sonus
8 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.45%) Ericsson