The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 378 312 369
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +57
Contract jobs citing OSPF 64 104 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.46% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 3.41% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 78 39
Median daily rate £350 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +43.49%
OSPF
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2964 3053 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.91% 13.41% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2057 1945 1881
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 90 92
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in London

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in London

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in London

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in London

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
City of London +19 10 £375 -14.28% 10
Croydon - 1 £525 -
Hammersmith - 1 £350 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 London region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 136 (89.47%) Cisco
2 133 (87.50%) BGP
3 103 (67.76%) Firewall
4 92 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (55.26%) WAN
6 79 (51.97%) LAN
7 73 (48.03%) EIGRP
8 67 (44.08%) VPN
9 63 (41.45%) CCNP
10 61 (40.13%) MPLS
11 58 (38.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 57 (37.50%) Juniper
13 50 (32.89%) DNS
14 49 (32.24%) F5
15 45 (29.61%) CheckPoint
16 41 (26.97%) DHCP
17 40 (26.32%) Data Centre
18 39 (25.66%) IPsec
19 38 (25.00%) Network Security
20 37 (24.34%) Wireless
20 37 (24.34%) Finance
21 36 (23.68%) TCP/IP
22 32 (21.05%) VoIP
22 32 (21.05%) Spanning Tree
23 31 (20.39%) Cisco ASA
24 30 (19.74%) Cisco IOS
24 30 (19.74%) HSRP
25 28 (18.42%) Load Balancing
26 26 (17.11%) VLAN
27 24 (15.79%) VMware

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (1.97%) Apache
1 3 (1.97%) IIS
1 3 (1.97%) JBoss
1 3 (1.97%) SAS
1 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.97%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.32%) Confluence
2 2 (1.32%) MediaWiki
2 2 (1.32%) nginx
3 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.66%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (9.21%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 133 (87.50%) BGP
2 103 (67.76%) Firewall
3 84 (55.26%) WAN
4 79 (51.97%) LAN
5 73 (48.03%) EIGRP
6 67 (44.08%) VPN
7 61 (40.13%) MPLS
8 58 (38.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 50 (32.89%) DNS
10 41 (26.97%) DHCP
11 39 (25.66%) IPsec
12 38 (25.00%) Network Security
13 37 (24.34%) Wireless
14 36 (23.68%) TCP/IP
15 32 (21.05%) Spanning Tree
15 32 (21.05%) VoIP
16 31 (20.39%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (19.74%) Cisco IOS
17 30 (19.74%) HSRP
18 26 (17.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) MySQL
1 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.66%) Big Data
2 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.32%) Hudson
3 2 (1.32%) JIRA
3 2 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 37 (24.34%) Finance
2 18 (11.84%) Banking
3 9 (5.92%) Investment Banking
3 9 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.95%) Retail
5 5 (3.29%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.63%) Legal
7 3 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.97%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) German Language
8 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.66%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Malay Language
8 1 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.66%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.66%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 86 (56.58%) Network Engineer
2 30 (19.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (13.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (10.53%) Architect
6 14 (9.21%) Consultant
7 12 (7.89%) Network Architect
8 11 (7.24%) Data Engineer
8 11 (7.24%) Network Consultant
9 10 (6.58%) Security Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Voice Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Voice Network Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Senior Data Engineer
12 7 (4.61%) Network Specialist
12 7 (4.61%) Network Support
12 7 (4.61%) Senior Voice Engineer
12 7 (4.61%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
13 6 (3.95%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.21%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.97%) POSIX
3 2 (1.32%) LAMP
3 2 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.32%) Web Services
3 2 (1.32%) XMPP
3 2 (1.32%) YAML
4 1 (0.66%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) Middleware
4 1 (0.66%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.29%) iSeries
6 4 (2.63%) PKI
7 3 (1.97%) Clustering
7 3 (1.97%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.97%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.97%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) Wiki
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.66%) iPad
9 1 (0.66%) IPTV
9 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.79%) Linux
2 17 (11.18%) Unix
2 17 (11.18%) Windows
3 6 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.29%) CentOS
4 5 (3.29%) Debian
4 5 (3.29%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.97%) AIX
6 3 (1.97%) Solaris
6 3 (1.97%) SUSE
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.42%) Load Balancing
2 21 (13.82%) Network Design
3 19 (12.50%) Migration
4 18 (11.84%) ITIL
5 17 (11.18%) Network Architecture
6 13 (8.55%) Change Management
6 13 (8.55%) Network Management
7 9 (5.92%) Customer Engagement
7 9 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.26%) High Availability
9 7 (4.61%) Low Latency
9 7 (4.61%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (4.61%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.95%) Project Management
10 6 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.95%) Service Management
11 5 (3.29%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.95%) Bash Shell
1 6 (3.95%) Lisp
2 5 (3.29%) Perl
3 4 (2.63%) Korn
3 4 (2.63%) SQL
4 3 (1.97%) Java
4 3 (1.97%) Ruby
4 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.32%) C
5 2 (1.32%) PHP
5 2 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 92 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (41.45%) CCNP
3 19 (12.50%) CCNA
4 18 (11.84%) CCIE
5 14 (9.21%) Degree
6 11 (7.24%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.92%) CCSE
8 7 (4.61%) JNCIP
9 6 (3.95%) CCNP Voice
9 6 (3.95%) CISSP
10 5 (3.29%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.63%) CCDP
12 2 (1.32%) CCA
12 2 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.32%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.32%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.66%) Avaya Certification
13 1 (0.66%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.26%) Snort
3 5 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.29%) iptables
3 5 (3.29%) Postfix
3 5 (3.29%) Samba
4 4 (2.63%) NFS
4 4 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.97%) Sendmail
5 3 (1.97%) vSphere
6 1 (0.66%) Ceph
6 1 (0.66%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.66%) KVM
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.66%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.66%) Squid
6 1 (0.66%) vCloud
6 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 15 (9.87%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (4.61%) Proventia
4 4 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.63%) Nagios
4 4 (2.63%) Puppet
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (1.97%) systemd
6 2 (1.32%) Ansible
6 2 (1.32%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.32%) Cacti
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.32%) TrustSec
6 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.66%) AppManager
7 1 (0.66%) OPNET
7 1 (0.66%) RANCID
7 1 (0.66%) SCOM
7 1 (0.66%) vMotion
Vendors
1 136 (89.47%) Cisco
2 57 (37.50%) Juniper
3 49 (32.24%) F5
4 45 (29.61%) CheckPoint
5 24 (15.79%) VMware
6 17 (11.18%) Palo Alto
7 14 (9.21%) Blue Coat
7 14 (9.21%) Infoblox
8 11 (7.24%) Microsoft
8 11 (7.24%) Riverbed
8 11 (7.24%) SolarWinds
9 10 (6.58%) Citrix
9 10 (6.58%) IBM
10 9 (5.92%) Fortinet
11 8 (5.26%) Aruba
11 8 (5.26%) HP
11 8 (5.26%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.61%) Sourcefire
13 6 (3.95%) Dell
14 5 (3.29%) EMC
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