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 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 58 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing OSPF 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 2.82% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £250
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
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
109 142 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.69% 17.07% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 46
Median daily rate £440 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.25% +196.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £20.19 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £16.80
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 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 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) Streaming Video
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Huawei
4 2 (40.00%) BBC
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) TACACS
5 1 (20.00%) Wireshark

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 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) TACACS
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Broadcast Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Broadcast Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Streaming Video
3 2 (40.00%) BBC
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Huawei
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds