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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 60 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.91% 0.14% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 0.92% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £170 - £390
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 - £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £174 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.10% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
150 109 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.80% 15.08% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 39 67
Median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.20 £8.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 February 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (61.54%) F5
3 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) FCoE
4 7 (53.85%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) CCNP
4 7 (53.85%) CCNA
4 7 (53.85%) EIGRP
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
7 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Mitel
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless

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 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (53.85%) EIGRP
4 7 (53.85%) FCoE
4 7 (53.85%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CCNA
1 7 (53.85%) CCNP
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper