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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 106 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing OSPF 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.57% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 1.35% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£250 £165 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -49.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +2.04%
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
481 297 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.96% 17.31% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 168 129
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £180 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £477 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 42
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Southampton -9 2 £208 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - - 1
Farnborough - 1 £375 -
Eastleigh - - - -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) TCP/IP
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 18 (75.00%) LAN
3 17 (70.83%) CCNP
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (66.67%) Firewall
5 15 (62.50%) WAN
6 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
7 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
7 13 (54.17%) Network Security
8 12 (50.00%) Service Delivery
8 12 (50.00%) CCNA
8 12 (50.00%) Juniper
9 11 (45.83%) Service Management
9 11 (45.83%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (45.83%) VLAN
10 10 (41.67%) BGP
10 10 (41.67%) EIGRP
11 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (37.50%) HP
11 9 (37.50%) Windows
11 9 (37.50%) Time Management
11 9 (37.50%) Incident Management
11 9 (37.50%) QA
11 9 (37.50%) vSphere
11 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
11 9 (37.50%) Network Management
11 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) TCP/IP
2 18 (75.00%) LAN
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (66.67%) Firewall
5 15 (62.50%) WAN
6 13 (54.17%) Network Security
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (45.83%) VLAN
8 10 (41.67%) BGP
8 10 (41.67%) EIGRP
9 8 (33.33%) SAN
10 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
11 4 (16.67%) MPLS
12 3 (12.50%) H.323
12 3 (12.50%) 802.11
12 3 (12.50%) DHCP
12 3 (12.50%) VPN
12 3 (12.50%) DNS
12 3 (12.50%) RIP
12 3 (12.50%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support
4 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
1 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 11 (45.83%) Service Management
3 9 (37.50%) Time Management
3 9 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 9 (37.50%) Network Management
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
6 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) CCNP
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) CCNA
5 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) vSphere
1 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Juniper
3 9 (37.50%) HP
4 8 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 8 (33.33%) Brocade
5 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.33%) McAfee