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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 109 120 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing OSPF 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.53% 0.19% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 0.94% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £275 £273 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
508 427 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.71% 20.46% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 205 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 23
Average hourly rate £38.05 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Basingstoke - 6 £333 - 2
Fareham - 2 £200 -
Southampton - 1 - -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 31 (81.58%) LAN
2 31 (81.58%) WAN
3 29 (76.32%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (76.32%) BGP
4 27 (71.05%) Firewall
5 23 (60.53%) MPLS
6 18 (47.37%) CCNP
7 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
8 16 (42.11%) EIGRP
8 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
9 15 (39.47%) IPsec
10 14 (36.84%) CCNA
10 14 (36.84%) Juniper
11 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
12 12 (31.58%) HSRP
12 12 (31.58%) Network Security
12 12 (31.58%) CCIE
13 10 (26.32%) SNMP
13 10 (26.32%) DNS
13 10 (26.32%) Ethernet
14 9 (23.68%) Migration
14 9 (23.68%) Degree
15 8 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
15 8 (21.05%) SSL
15 8 (21.05%) ITIL
15 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
15 8 (21.05%) 802.1X

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) LAN
1 31 (81.58%) WAN
2 29 (76.32%) BGP
3 27 (71.05%) Firewall
4 23 (60.53%) MPLS
5 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (42.11%) EIGRP
6 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
7 15 (39.47%) IPsec
8 12 (31.58%) HSRP
8 12 (31.58%) Network Security
9 10 (26.32%) DNS
9 10 (26.32%) Ethernet
9 10 (26.32%) SNMP
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (21.05%) SSL
11 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (18.42%) Multicast
11 7 (18.42%) VLAN
11 7 (18.42%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Multimedia
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Military
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) IP Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) IT Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Network Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Network Support
5 1 (2.63%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) 802.1X
2 3 (7.89%) CSS
2 3 (7.89%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
2 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) High Availability
3 7 (18.42%) Network Management
4 5 (13.16%) Time Management
5 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.53%) Network Design
5 4 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (47.37%) CCNP
3 14 (36.84%) CCNA
4 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
5 12 (31.58%) CCIE
6 9 (23.68%) Degree
7 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.53%) CCDE
8 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
10 2 (5.26%) CCSA
10 2 (5.26%) CCSE
10 2 (5.26%) JNCIE
10 2 (5.26%) JNCIP
11 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
11 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) Juniper
3 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.79%) F5
4 6 (15.79%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) Intel Security
4 6 (15.79%) VMware
5 4 (10.53%) Verint
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) Polycom
6 3 (7.89%) Tandberg
7 2 (5.26%) Crossbeam
7 2 (5.26%) Cyberoam
7 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix
8 1 (2.63%) IronPort
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat