The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 35 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing OSPF 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.05% 2.16% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 15.69% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £363 £475 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -8.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £328 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.45% -14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+59.43% -25.00%
OSPF
Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 24.85% 13.78% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 29 29
Median daily rate £363 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £288 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £529 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -56.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSPF across the Swindon region.

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Swindon region.

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Swindon region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
1 34 (100.00%) BGP
2 33 (97.06%) Juniper
3 32 (94.12%) MPLS
3 32 (94.12%) CCNP
3 32 (94.12%) VPN
3 32 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (94.12%) IPsec
3 32 (94.12%) Security Cleared
4 31 (91.18%) SC Cleared
4 31 (91.18%) WAN
5 28 (82.35%) DV Cleared
6 19 (55.88%) JNCIS
7 17 (50.00%) BT
7 17 (50.00%) Linux
8 14 (41.18%) EIGRP
9 13 (38.24%) Firewall
9 13 (38.24%) JNCIP
10 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (20.59%) Intel Security
12 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
12 6 (17.65%) Sourcefire
12 6 (17.65%) Palo Alto
12 6 (17.65%) SIEM
13 5 (14.71%) Finance
14 3 (8.82%) Military
14 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
14 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
14 3 (8.82%) HND
14 3 (8.82%) Network Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 34 (100.00%) BGP
2 32 (94.12%) IPsec
2 32 (94.12%) MPLS
2 32 (94.12%) VPN
3 31 (91.18%) WAN
4 14 (41.18%) EIGRP
5 13 (38.24%) Firewall
6 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.88%) HSRP
7 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.94%) Multicast
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security
8 1 (2.94%) RIP
8 1 (2.94%) RSVP
8 1 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (2.94%) VLAN
8 1 (2.94%) VRRP
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Billing
2 3 (8.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Designer
2 30 (88.24%) Network Designer
3 13 (38.24%) IP Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Architect
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) CatOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) SIEM
2 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
2 3 (8.82%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
2 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
2 3 (8.82%) Network Management
2 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.94%) Change Management
3 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL
3 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
3 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.94%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 32 (94.12%) CCNP
1 32 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
1 32 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 31 (91.18%) SC Cleared
3 28 (82.35%) DV Cleared
4 19 (55.88%) JNCIS
5 13 (38.24%) JNCIP
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) HND
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (97.06%) Juniper
3 17 (50.00%) BT
4 7 (20.59%) Intel Security
5 6 (17.65%) Palo Alto
5 6 (17.65%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL