The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
England / South East
Rank 185 191 187
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing OSPF 55 66 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.76% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.56% 3.68% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 26
Median daily rate £300 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £200 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £546 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.10% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1547 1793 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.06% 20.66% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 984 966
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 92 112
Median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.17% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South East

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +1 21 £329 -9.31% 2
Hampshire +4 14 £269 -29.21% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £170 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £400 - 2
Surrey -3 3 - - 5
West Sussex - 2 - -
OSPF
England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 94 (88.68%) Cisco
2 89 (83.96%) BGP
3 69 (65.09%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (54.72%) Juniper
5 56 (52.83%) CCNP
6 51 (48.11%) MPLS
7 41 (38.68%) Firewall
7 41 (38.68%) WAN
8 40 (37.74%) CCNA
9 35 (33.02%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (30.19%) Security Cleared
11 30 (28.30%) VPN
12 29 (27.36%) LAN
13 28 (26.42%) Telecoms
14 27 (25.47%) F5
14 27 (25.47%) VLAN
15 25 (23.58%) Data Centre
16 24 (22.64%) DNS
16 24 (22.64%) TCP/IP
17 20 (18.87%) SC Cleared
18 19 (17.92%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (17.92%) SNMP
18 19 (17.92%) Ethernet
18 19 (17.92%) EIGRP
19 17 (16.04%) Cisco IOS
20 16 (15.09%) CheckPoint
21 15 (14.15%) Internet
22 13 (12.26%) Huawei
23 12 (11.32%) Load Balancing
23 12 (11.32%) JNCIA

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 89 (83.96%) BGP
2 51 (48.11%) MPLS
3 41 (38.68%) Firewall
3 41 (38.68%) WAN
4 35 (33.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 30 (28.30%) VPN
6 29 (27.36%) LAN
7 27 (25.47%) VLAN
8 24 (22.64%) DNS
8 24 (22.64%) TCP/IP
9 19 (17.92%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (17.92%) EIGRP
9 19 (17.92%) Ethernet
9 19 (17.92%) SNMP
10 17 (16.04%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (14.15%) Internet
12 12 (11.32%) Network Security
12 12 (11.32%) VoIP
12 12 (11.32%) Wireless
13 11 (10.38%) VPLS
General
1 28 (26.42%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.83%) Billing
3 1 (0.94%) Back Office
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Electronics
3 1 (0.94%) Finance
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.94%) Marketing
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (54.72%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) IP Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Architect
5 11 (10.38%) IP Network Engineer
6 10 (9.43%) Security Engineer
7 9 (8.49%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 9 (8.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Juniper Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Network Support
9 7 (6.60%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Analyst
10 6 (5.66%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Firewall Architect
10 6 (5.66%) NOC Engineer
11 5 (4.72%) Consultant
11 5 (4.72%) Network Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Middleware
2 2 (1.89%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.94%) .NET
3 1 (0.94%) JMS
3 1 (0.94%) REST
3 1 (0.94%) SOAP
3 1 (0.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.72%) IPTV
2 5 (4.72%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (4.72%) STB
2 5 (4.72%) Video on Demand
3 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) FlexPod
3 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.89%) PKI
4 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.94%) e-Health
5 1 (0.94%) PMI
5 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Linux
1 9 (8.49%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Unix
3 3 (2.83%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.32%) Load Balancing
1 12 (11.32%) Migration
2 9 (8.49%) ITIL
3 8 (7.55%) CRM
3 8 (7.55%) Network Management
4 7 (6.60%) Network Design
5 4 (3.77%) Change Management
5 4 (3.77%) High Availability
5 4 (3.77%) Network Architecture
5 4 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (2.83%) Presales
6 3 (2.83%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.89%) Boundary Protection
7 2 (1.89%) Change Control
7 2 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (1.89%) Information Management
7 2 (1.89%) Operations Management
7 2 (1.89%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.94%) C
1 1 (0.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 69 (65.09%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (52.83%) CCNP
3 40 (37.74%) CCNA
4 32 (30.19%) Security Cleared
5 20 (18.87%) SC Cleared
6 12 (11.32%) JNCIA
6 12 (11.32%) JNCIS
7 11 (10.38%) DV Cleared
8 8 (7.55%) CCDP
8 8 (7.55%) CCIP
9 5 (4.72%) CCIE
10 2 (1.89%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.89%) CCDA
10 2 (1.89%) CCVP
10 2 (1.89%) Degree
10 2 (1.89%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.94%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (0.94%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.83%) Nagios
3 2 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.94%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.94%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.94%) Netcool
4 1 (0.94%) OpenView
4 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 94 (88.68%) Cisco
2 58 (54.72%) Juniper
3 27 (25.47%) F5
4 16 (15.09%) CheckPoint
5 13 (12.26%) Huawei
6 12 (11.32%) VMware
7 7 (6.60%) Brocade
7 7 (6.60%) Extreme Networks
8 6 (5.66%) HP
9 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.72%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.77%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.83%) Aruba
11 3 (2.83%) Ericsson
11 3 (2.83%) Mitel
11 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.89%) BT
12 2 (1.89%) Dell
12 2 (1.89%) EMC
12 2 (1.89%) Tandberg
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