The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 15 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 2.86% 2.78% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Communications & Networking Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 17.14% 41.67% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 3
Median daily rate £463 £550 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

OSPF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) VMware