The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 37 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.64% 0.41% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 1.96% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +32.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £25.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+30.39% -34.61%
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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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 51 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.34% 20.99% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 40
Average daily rate £300 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £113 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £430 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Slough

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) L2TP
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) L2TP
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
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