The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.05% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +53.84%
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 Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.05% 6.32% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 20
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £34.25 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

OSPF
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) CCVP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Ciena
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 4 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Systems Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Security Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCVP
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Ciena
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper