The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Swindon region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 39 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.70% 1.00% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 5.26% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£519 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 76 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.54% 18.95% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 38
Average daily rate £450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £283 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) RIP
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) RIP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint