The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 103 101 96
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing OSPF 11 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.54% 0.23% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 1.29% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
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£287 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.95% -14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £186 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £363 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.47%
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
441 310 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.56% 17.81% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 156 128
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
OSPF
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Basingstoke - 2 £140 - 2
Southampton - 2 £195 -
Farnborough - 1 £375 - 2
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) CCNP
2 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (68.42%) Firewall
4 12 (63.16%) WAN
5 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
6 10 (52.63%) Network Security
6 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
7 9 (47.37%) CCNA
7 9 (47.37%) Juniper
8 8 (42.11%) BGP
8 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
8 8 (42.11%) Service Management
8 8 (42.11%) VLAN
8 8 (42.11%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
9 6 (31.58%) Time Management
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (31.58%) HP
9 6 (31.58%) Windows
9 6 (31.58%) QA
9 6 (31.58%) vSphere
9 6 (31.58%) Network Management
9 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
2 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (68.42%) Firewall
4 12 (63.16%) WAN
5 10 (52.63%) Network Security
6 8 (42.11%) BGP
6 8 (42.11%) EIGRP
6 8 (42.11%) VLAN
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (26.32%) SAN
8 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
9 3 (15.79%) MPLS
9 3 (15.79%) VPN
10 2 (10.53%) DNS
10 2 (10.53%) RIP
10 2 (10.53%) DHCP
10 2 (10.53%) H.323
10 2 (10.53%) 802.11
10 2 (10.53%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Support
3 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
3 6 (31.58%) Time Management
3 6 (31.58%) Network Management
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CCNP
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) CCNA
5 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
1 6 (31.58%) vSphere
1 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
4 5 (26.32%) Brocade
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
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