The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.66% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £281
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £25.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+30.39% -34.61%
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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
87 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.25% 13.93% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 29 41
Average daily rate £450 £273 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.13% -31.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.69 £42.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% +97.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.77 £42.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Tandberg
3 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) H.323
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) H.323
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat