The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 112 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.075% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
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
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
320 142 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.06% 14.70% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 70 95
Median daily rate £330 £415 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.35 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in the North East

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the North East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 1 £275 -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 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 North East region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) F5
3 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 6 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) SSL
4 5 (62.50%) HTTP
4 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
4 5 (62.50%) SSH
4 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
5 4 (50.00%) Change Control
6 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) Change Management
7 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) IPsec
8 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (12.50%) Network Design
8 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 1 (12.50%) High Availability
8 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 1 (12.50%) Release Management
8 1 (12.50%) Network Security
8 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
3 5 (62.50%) HTTP
3 5 (62.50%) SSH
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (12.50%) FTP
6 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) SMTP
6 1 (12.50%) SNMP
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow