The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.48% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £269 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.27%
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
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.33% 28.39% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 10
Median daily rate £275 £348 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% +40.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £298 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.86
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 Watford

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Watford

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

OSPF
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Watford region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Networks

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Networks
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper