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 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Surrey
Rank 81 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.31% 0.90% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 3.18% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £275 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.10% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
195 346 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.02% 28.31% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 201 141
Median daily rate £380 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £257 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 12
Median hourly rate £40.13 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.68% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £20.20 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £46.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 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
Dorking - 2 - -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

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

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (14.29%) HSRP
5 1 (14.29%) NetQoS
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) VXLAN

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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) FabricPath
5 1 (14.29%) HSRP
5 1 (14.29%) Junos
5 1 (14.29%) RSVP
5 1 (14.29%) VPLS
5 1 (14.29%) VRRP
5 1 (14.29%) VXLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Civica
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) NetQoS