The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 86 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing OSPF 11 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.93% 0.93% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 4.30% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate £275 £293 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% -28.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £285 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £336 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
315 302 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.58% 21.60% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 142 94
Average daily rate £385 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 20
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.08 £130.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Reigate -3 2 - - 3
Redhill - 1 - -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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%) BGP
2 13 (86.67%) MPLS
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (80.00%) Wireless
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) DHCP
6 7 (46.67%) ITIL
6 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
7 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (40.00%) Firewall
7 6 (40.00%) SSL
7 6 (40.00%) LAN
7 6 (40.00%) Juniper
7 6 (40.00%) CCNA
7 6 (40.00%) CiscoWorks
7 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
8 5 (33.33%) VPN
8 5 (33.33%) CCNP
8 5 (33.33%) WAN
8 5 (33.33%) IPsec
8 5 (33.33%) Migration
8 5 (33.33%) Network Design
8 5 (33.33%) F5
9 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
9 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
9 4 (26.67%) IPv6
10 3 (20.00%) CCIE

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (86.67%) MPLS
3 12 (80.00%) Wireless
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (53.33%) DHCP
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) SSL
7 5 (33.33%) IPsec
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) WAN
8 4 (26.67%) IPv6
9 3 (20.00%) DDNS
9 3 (20.00%) DSL
9 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 3 (20.00%) RIP
9 3 (20.00%) TACACS
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) 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%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Field Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (20.00%) e-Health
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) CatOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) Network Design
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Information Management
4 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (13.33%) Web Filtering
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
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 6 (40.00%) Juniper
2 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) Riverbed
5 3 (20.00%) Aruba
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) NetQoS
5 3 (20.00%) NetScout
6 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
6 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto