The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 33 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.53% 5.45% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
OSPF
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.80% 16.36% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 12
Median daily rate £325 £325 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £47.83 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
2 10 (83.33%) HSRP
2 10 (83.33%) RIP
2 10 (83.33%) MPLS
2 10 (83.33%) L2TP
2 10 (83.33%) IPsec
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Juniper
5 6 (50.00%) Network Architecture
6 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) CCNA
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (16.67%) CCSE
8 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) HSRP
2 10 (83.33%) IPsec
2 10 (83.33%) L2TP
2 10 (83.33%) MPLS
2 10 (83.33%) RIP
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) CCDP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) SAP