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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 29 30 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing OSPF 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.48% 1.91% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 14.63% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £363 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +17.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+34.04% +25.56%
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
72 41 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.36% 13.06% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 53
Median daily rate £363 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +6.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £41.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +1.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 May 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) Juniper
1 30 (100.00%) BGP
2 29 (96.67%) MPLS
2 29 (96.67%) CCNP
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (96.67%) IPsec
2 29 (96.67%) Security Cleared
3 28 (93.33%) SC Cleared
3 28 (93.33%) VPN
3 28 (93.33%) WAN
4 25 (83.33%) DV Cleared
5 19 (63.33%) JNCIS
6 17 (56.67%) BT
6 17 (56.67%) Linux
7 12 (40.00%) Firewall
8 11 (36.67%) EIGRP
9 10 (33.33%) JNCIP
9 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (20.00%) SIEM
10 6 (20.00%) Sourcefire
10 6 (20.00%) Intel Security
10 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
11 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
13 3 (10.00%) Military
13 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
13 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
13 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
13 3 (10.00%) Billing

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 30 (100.00%) BGP
2 29 (96.67%) IPsec
2 29 (96.67%) MPLS
3 28 (93.33%) VPN
3 28 (93.33%) WAN
4 12 (40.00%) Firewall
5 11 (36.67%) EIGRP
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.33%) HSRP
7 1 (3.33%) Multicast
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security
7 1 (3.33%) RSVP
7 1 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.33%) VRRP
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Billing
2 3 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Designer
2 27 (90.00%) Network Designer
3 10 (33.33%) IP Designer
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) CatOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) SIEM
2 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (10.00%) Network Management
2 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.33%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.33%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) CCNP
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (96.67%) Security Cleared
2 28 (93.33%) SC Cleared
3 25 (83.33%) DV Cleared
4 19 (63.33%) JNCIS
5 10 (33.33%) JNCIP
6 3 (10.00%) Degree
6 3 (10.00%) HND
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE
7 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) Juniper
2 17 (56.67%) BT
3 6 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 6 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto