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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 33 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.89% 0.49% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 2.94% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
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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
40 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.58% 16.79% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 33
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £519 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +52.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
4 5 (62.50%) H.323
4 5 (62.50%) JNCIS
4 5 (62.50%) Tandberg
4 5 (62.50%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) IPsec
5 4 (50.00%) IPv4
5 4 (50.00%) IPv6
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (37.50%) Billing
6 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
3 5 (62.50%) H.323
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) IPv4
4 4 (50.00%) IPv6
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
7 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
7 1 (12.50%) HSRP
7 1 (12.50%) GLBP
7 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (12.50%) SSH
7 1 (12.50%) RIP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) JNCIS
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) CCDP
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) Tandberg
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade