The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.49% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +25.00%
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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
9 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.11% 16.10% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Average daily rate £325 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £47.83 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.32% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) RIP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) L2TP
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) RIP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) L2TP
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper