The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 121 136 131
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing OSPF 14 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 1.28% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £331 £250 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -51.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -25.00%
OSPF
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
372 312 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.72% 9.77% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 128 203
Median daily rate £330 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £13.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.43% -26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.17 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Edinburgh +3 12 £338 +35.00%
Glasgow - 1 £275 - 2
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
OSPF
UK

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 31 (83.78%) BGP
3 27 (72.97%) MPLS
3 27 (72.97%) WAN
4 26 (70.27%) Firewall
5 25 (67.57%) LAN
6 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (59.46%) CCNP
8 20 (54.05%) EIGRP
9 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
10 18 (48.65%) Wireless
11 17 (45.95%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (43.24%) Finance
12 16 (43.24%) CheckPoint
13 14 (37.84%) CCNA
14 12 (32.43%) Network Design
15 11 (29.73%) VLAN
16 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
17 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
17 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
18 7 (18.92%) CMDB
18 7 (18.92%) Release Management
18 7 (18.92%) ITIL
18 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
18 7 (18.92%) Internet
18 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
18 7 (18.92%) IPsec
18 7 (18.92%) CatOS
19 6 (16.22%) Multicast

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) BGP
2 27 (72.97%) MPLS
2 27 (72.97%) WAN
3 26 (70.27%) Firewall
4 25 (67.57%) LAN
5 20 (54.05%) EIGRP
6 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
7 18 (48.65%) Wireless
8 17 (45.95%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (29.73%) VLAN
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (18.92%) Internet
11 7 (18.92%) IPsec
12 6 (16.22%) HSRP
12 6 (16.22%) Multicast
12 6 (16.22%) VPN
13 5 (13.51%) ATM
13 5 (13.51%) Broadband
13 5 (13.51%) PPP
13 5 (13.51%) Spanning Tree
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Network Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Data Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Support
5 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Network Support
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Check Point Support
7 2 (5.41%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) CMDB
3 4 (10.81%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) CatOS
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Network Design
2 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
2 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Release Management
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) QMS
5 5 (13.51%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Escalation Management
6 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.81%) Network Management
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
6 4 (10.81%) Time Management
7 3 (8.11%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (59.46%) CCNP
3 14 (37.84%) CCNA
4 5 (13.51%) CCIE
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.70%) CCDA
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.22%) Fortinet
3 6 (16.22%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) Avaya
4 5 (13.51%) Intel Security
5 4 (10.81%) BT
5 4 (10.81%) Siemens
6 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.41%) Aruba
8 1 (2.70%) Brocade
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) EMC
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.70%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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