The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 83 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.47% 0.16% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 1.01% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£481 £488 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +107.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
202 199 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.97% 16.14% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 121 98
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 38
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 3 £383 -
Leatherhead - - - -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) MPLS
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (80.00%) Network Architecture
3 12 (80.00%) BGP
4 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (53.33%) Juniper
5 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
5 8 (53.33%) VPN
6 7 (46.67%) CCIE
6 7 (46.67%) Nokia
6 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
6 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (40.00%) HSRP
7 6 (40.00%) F5
7 6 (40.00%) Network Management
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) NetScreen
7 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (33.33%) SNMP
8 5 (33.33%) UMTS
8 5 (33.33%) VoIP
8 5 (33.33%) CCNP
8 5 (33.33%) Ericsson
8 5 (33.33%) RSVP
8 5 (33.33%) VRRP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) MPLS
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (80.00%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) VPN
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (40.00%) HSRP
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (40.00%) NetScreen
6 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
7 5 (33.33%) SNMP
7 5 (33.33%) UMTS
7 5 (33.33%) VoIP
7 5 (33.33%) RSVP
7 5 (33.33%) VRRP
7 5 (33.33%) IPsec
7 5 (33.33%) FWSM
7 5 (33.33%) LTE
8 4 (26.67%) Network Security
9 3 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IP Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CESG
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Network Architecture
2 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (40.00%) Network Management
4 5 (33.33%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCIE
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CISSP
5 1 (6.67%) HNC
5 1 (6.67%) HND
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (6.67%) GSEC
5 1 (6.67%) CCSE
5 1 (6.67%) CEH
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Juniper
2 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (46.67%) Nokia
4 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (40.00%) F5
5 5 (33.33%) Huawei
5 5 (33.33%) Redback
5 5 (33.33%) Radware
5 5 (33.33%) Ericsson
6 2 (13.33%) TippingPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Aruba
7 1 (6.67%) Splunk
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) Brocade
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) McAfee
7 1 (6.67%) Sophos
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft