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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Surrey
Rank 71 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 5 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.54% 0.76% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 3.53% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £550 £275 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -10.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
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 Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
206 255 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.06% 21.67% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 152 146
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 14
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +145.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 20 January 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
Dorking - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £550 -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Surrey region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CCNP
2 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (53.85%) FabricPath
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) MPLS
7 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
7 4 (30.77%) Network Security
7 4 (30.77%) Riverbed
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) F5
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) CCNA
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
9 2 (15.38%) VLAN
9 2 (15.38%) HP
9 2 (15.38%) WAN
9 2 (15.38%) Linux
9 2 (15.38%) Juniper
9 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
9 2 (15.38%) High Availability
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (53.85%) FabricPath
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
7 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
8 1 (7.69%) HSRP
8 1 (7.69%) Junos
8 1 (7.69%) RSVP
8 1 (7.69%) VPLS
8 1 (7.69%) VRRP
8 1 (7.69%) VXLAN
8 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Technical Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CCNP
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Riverbed
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Civica
5 1 (7.69%) Huawei
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) NetQoS