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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 335 301 333
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +32
Contract jobs citing OSPF 101 133 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.56% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 4.32% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 101 63
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -25.00%
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
3201 3077 2851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.45% 13.04% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 1990 1771
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 112 89
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.68 £42.70 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +11 15 £425 - 8
Croydon -13 4 £450 -14.28% 1
Greenwich - 2 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 141 (84.94%) BGP
2 138 (83.13%) Cisco
3 119 (71.69%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (60.84%) Firewall
5 86 (51.81%) CCNP
6 75 (45.18%) MPLS
7 73 (43.98%) VPN
7 73 (43.98%) WAN
8 69 (41.57%) LAN
9 68 (40.96%) TCP/IP
10 67 (40.36%) CheckPoint
11 66 (39.76%) Wireless
12 60 (36.14%) Data Centre
13 59 (35.54%) Juniper
14 57 (34.34%) EIGRP
15 56 (33.73%) Cisco Nexus
16 48 (28.92%) CCNA
17 43 (25.90%) VoIP
18 42 (25.30%) IPsec
18 42 (25.30%) F5
19 41 (24.70%) Cisco ASA
19 41 (24.70%) Finance
20 38 (22.89%) Network Security
20 38 (22.89%) HSRP
21 32 (19.28%) Cisco IOS
21 32 (19.28%) 802.1X
22 30 (18.07%) Ethernet
23 29 (17.47%) DNS
23 29 (17.47%) Windows
23 29 (17.47%) VRRP

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 4 (2.41%) Apache
1 4 (2.41%) Confluence
1 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.41%) JBoss
1 4 (2.41%) MediaWiki
1 4 (2.41%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.41%) nginx
2 3 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.81%) IIS
3 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (12.65%) MS Visio
2 18 (10.84%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 141 (84.94%) BGP
2 101 (60.84%) Firewall
3 75 (45.18%) MPLS
4 73 (43.98%) VPN
4 73 (43.98%) WAN
5 69 (41.57%) LAN
6 68 (40.96%) TCP/IP
7 66 (39.76%) Wireless
8 57 (34.34%) EIGRP
9 56 (33.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 43 (25.90%) VoIP
11 42 (25.30%) IPsec
12 41 (24.70%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (22.89%) HSRP
13 38 (22.89%) Network Security
14 32 (19.28%) Cisco IOS
15 30 (18.07%) Ethernet
16 29 (17.47%) DNS
16 29 (17.47%) VRRP
17 28 (16.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.41%) MySQL
1 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.41%) Hudson
2 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.41%) JIRA
2 4 (2.41%) Subversion
General
1 41 (24.70%) Finance
2 12 (7.23%) Banking
3 10 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.01%) Retail
5 4 (2.41%) German Language
5 4 (2.41%) Legal
5 4 (2.41%) Publishing
6 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.20%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.20%) Malay Language
7 2 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.20%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.20%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Law
8 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 100 (60.24%) Network Engineer
2 32 (19.28%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (18.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (10.84%) Security Engineer
4 18 (10.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (9.04%) Architect
7 13 (7.83%) Designer
8 12 (7.23%) Consultant
8 12 (7.23%) Firewall Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Network Consultant
10 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Designer
10 8 (4.82%) Network Architect
10 8 (4.82%) Voice Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Voice Network Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Data Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Data Network Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Juniper Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.28%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.20%) LAMP
2 2 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (1.20%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (1.20%) RESTful
2 2 (1.20%) YAML
3 1 (0.60%) COM
3 1 (0.60%) CSS
3 1 (0.60%) RFC 2544
3 1 (0.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (36.14%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.61%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.41%) Clustering
4 4 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.41%) Fintech
4 4 (2.41%) Wiki
5 3 (1.81%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) iSeries
6 1 (0.60%) PKI
6 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.47%) Windows
2 21 (12.65%) Windows Server
3 20 (12.05%) Linux
4 10 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.42%) Unix
6 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.41%) CentOS
7 4 (2.41%) Debian
7 4 (2.41%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.81%) AIX
8 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.81%) SUSE
9 2 (1.20%) Solaris
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.25%) Load Balancing
1 22 (13.25%) Network Management
2 19 (11.45%) ITIL
3 16 (9.64%) Network Design
4 15 (9.04%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (8.43%) Migration
6 12 (7.23%) Change Control
7 10 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (6.02%) Network Architecture
7 10 (6.02%) Network Planning
7 10 (6.02%) Project Management
8 9 (5.42%) Change Management
8 9 (5.42%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.82%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (4.82%) Escalation Management
9 8 (4.82%) High Availability
9 8 (4.82%) Time Management
10 6 (3.61%) Patch Management
11 5 (3.01%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.82%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.81%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.81%) Java
3 2 (1.20%) Perl
3 2 (1.20%) PHP
3 2 (1.20%) Ruby
3 2 (1.20%) SQL
4 1 (0.60%) C
4 1 (0.60%) Korn
4 1 (0.60%) Lisp
4 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 119 (71.69%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (51.81%) CCNP
3 48 (28.92%) CCNA
4 26 (15.66%) CCIE
5 24 (14.46%) SC Cleared
5 24 (14.46%) Security Cleared
6 12 (7.23%) CCSE
7 10 (6.02%) JNCIP
8 8 (4.82%) Degree
8 8 (4.82%) JNCIE
9 7 (4.22%) CCDP
9 7 (4.22%) CISSP
10 6 (3.61%) CCSA
11 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.41%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.81%) CCNP Voice
13 2 (1.20%) CCA
13 2 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.60%) MiFID
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.63%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.01%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.41%) iptables
5 4 (2.41%) Postfix
5 4 (2.41%) Samba
5 4 (2.41%) Snort
5 4 (2.41%) XenServer
6 3 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.81%) vSphere
7 2 (1.20%) KVM
7 2 (1.20%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.60%) Firmware
8 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (12.65%) FortiGate
2 16 (9.64%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (8.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (6.02%) Nagios
5 8 (4.82%) Cacti
5 8 (4.82%) SmokePing
6 6 (3.61%) OpenView
7 5 (3.01%) Puppet
8 4 (2.41%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.81%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.81%) Proventia
9 3 (1.81%) SCCM
10 2 (1.20%) Ansible
10 2 (1.20%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.20%) Cisco CME
10 2 (1.20%) EnCase
11 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.60%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.60%) vMotion
Vendors
1 138 (83.13%) Cisco
2 67 (40.36%) CheckPoint
3 59 (35.54%) Juniper
4 42 (25.30%) F5
5 23 (13.86%) Microsoft
5 23 (13.86%) SolarWinds
6 22 (13.25%) VMware
7 20 (12.05%) Palo Alto
8 15 (9.04%) Riverbed
9 13 (7.83%) Aruba
9 13 (7.83%) HP
10 12 (7.23%) Citrix
11 11 (6.63%) Blue Coat
12 8 (4.82%) Fortinet
12 8 (4.82%) Infoblox
12 8 (4.82%) Intel Security
13 7 (4.22%) Extreme Networks
13 7 (4.22%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.01%) EMC
15 4 (2.41%) IBM
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