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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 94 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing OSPF 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 0.22% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.06% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £185 £340 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.58% -33.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £234 £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £388 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +43.49%
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
357 282 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.94% 20.75% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 151 104
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 14
Median hourly rate £23.00 £40.15 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.71% +132.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £19.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Camberley - 2 £185 -
Redhill -2 1 - - 1
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 13 (86.67%) MPLS
3 12 (80.00%) Wireless
4 9 (60.00%) CCNA
4 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
5 8 (53.33%) Juniper
6 6 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (40.00%) CCNP
6 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) SSL
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
7 5 (33.33%) F5
7 5 (33.33%) Migration
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) IPsec
8 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 3 (20.00%) RIP
9 3 (20.00%) TACACS
9 3 (20.00%) DDNS

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 13 (86.67%) MPLS
3 12 (80.00%) Wireless
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (60.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (40.00%) SSL
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) IPsec
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (20.00%) 3G
8 3 (20.00%) DDNS
8 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (20.00%) RIP
8 3 (20.00%) TACACS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Support
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Field Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) e-Health
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
4 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) CatOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Management
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (13.33%) Web Filtering
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) JNCIA
5 2 (13.33%) JNCIS
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (20.00%) OpenView
2 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) Aruba
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) NetQoS
5 3 (20.00%) NetScout
5 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
6 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto