The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 78 92 79
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing OSPF 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.78% 0.42% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 3.17% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Median daily rate £275 £365 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +42.85%
OSPF
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
232 189 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.05% 13.38% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 112 145
Median daily rate £400 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 13
Median hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.77% -62.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Reigate +9 4 £245 - 2
Woking - 1 £350 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 10 (66.67%) CCNP
4 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (46.67%) FabricPath
5 6 (40.00%) CCNA
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) MPLS
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) IPsec
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (20.00%) 3G
8 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (20.00%) Wireless
8 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) 4G
8 3 (20.00%) F5
8 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
9 2 (13.33%) Operations Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (46.67%) FabricPath
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) MPLS
5 5 (33.33%) IPsec
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 3 (20.00%) 3G
7 3 (20.00%) 4G
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
8 2 (13.33%) DDNS
8 2 (13.33%) DHCP
8 2 (13.33%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) DSL
8 2 (13.33%) SSL
8 2 (13.33%) TACACS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Technical Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Network Support
7 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
3 3 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) NetQoS