The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 53 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing OSPF 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.16% 0.11% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.00% 0.52% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £525 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.06 £42.31 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-47.86% +41.01%
OSPF
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 191 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.61% 20.38% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 70 49
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £258 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (70.00%) F5
3 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (50.00%) FCoE
4 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Juniper
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Nessus
7 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (10.00%) BBC

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (50.00%) FCoE
4 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) Multicast
7 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) BBC
2 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) LogLogic
3 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk