The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 49 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% - 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -9.37%
OSPF
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 212 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.99% 26.01% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 100 57
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £262 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £470 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 12
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSPF across the Hertfordshire region.

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Hertfordshire region.

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Watford - 2 £269 -
St Albans - 1 £325 -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) Aruba
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
5 2 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Meraki
5 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
5 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (33.33%) SMTP
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (33.33%) FTP
5 2 (33.33%) NFS
5 2 (33.33%) SNMP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (33.33%) FTP
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) SMTP
5 2 (33.33%) SNMP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) FCoE
6 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Aruba
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) VMware