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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 63 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.74% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £390 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
104 136 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.65% 16.83% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 15
Average daily rate £410 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.20 £23.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.92% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds