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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 104 105 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing OSPF 12 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.61% 0.73% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 3.76% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Median daily rate £335 £500 £252
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.05% +98.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £530 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £354
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +19.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
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
391 426 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.96% 19.54% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 245 274
Median daily rate £375 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 39
Median hourly rate £48.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 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
Hook +3 3 £310 -
Portsmouth -16 3 - -
Southampton +16 2 £575 +91.66% 1
Farnborough - 1 - -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 34 (100.00%) BGP
2 24 (70.59%) MPLS
3 22 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (64.71%) LAN
3 22 (64.71%) Cisco
4 21 (61.76%) WAN
5 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
6 19 (55.88%) SC Cleared
7 17 (50.00%) HSRP
7 17 (50.00%) Juniper
7 17 (50.00%) Firewall
8 16 (47.06%) IPsec
9 14 (41.18%) CCNP
9 14 (41.18%) DNS
9 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
10 13 (38.24%) CCNA
10 13 (38.24%) Windows
11 12 (35.29%) VMware
12 10 (29.41%) L2TP
12 10 (29.41%) RIP
12 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
13 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
13 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
14 8 (23.53%) VPN
14 8 (23.53%) VLAN
15 7 (20.59%) Network Design
15 7 (20.59%) ITIL
16 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP

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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) BGP
2 24 (70.59%) MPLS
3 22 (64.71%) LAN
4 21 (61.76%) WAN
5 17 (50.00%) Firewall
5 17 (50.00%) HSRP
6 16 (47.06%) IPsec
7 14 (41.18%) DNS
8 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (29.41%) L2TP
8 10 (29.41%) RIP
9 8 (23.53%) VLAN
9 8 (23.53%) VPN
10 6 (17.65%) EIGRP
10 6 (17.65%) Junos
10 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 5 (14.71%) tcpdump
11 5 (14.71%) VPLS
11 5 (14.71%) Wireshark
12 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Network Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Voice Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Data Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Network Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (11.76%) PKI
3 3 (8.82%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) AIX
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Network Design
3 6 (17.65%) Network Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) High Availability
5 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Perl
1 2 (5.88%) Python
1 2 (5.88%) Tcl
2 1 (2.94%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 19 (55.88%) SC Cleared
4 14 (41.18%) CCNP
5 13 (38.24%) CCNA
6 6 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (8.82%) CCDP
7 3 (8.82%) CCSA
7 3 (8.82%) CCSE
8 2 (5.88%) CCIE
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
1 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) Juniper
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.76%) F5
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.82%) BMC
6 3 (8.82%) Intel Security
6 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.82%) Remedy
6 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.88%) SAP
8 1 (2.94%) Brocade
8 1 (2.94%) BT
8 1 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) Nokia
8 1 (2.94%) Verint