The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 58 41
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.93% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.38% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £338 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.14%
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
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.67% 17.35% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 45
Median daily rate £365 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Median hourly rate £24.30 £50.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.40% +244.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.78 £13.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £50.00 £16.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ISDN
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) DDNS
1 4 (100.00%) DSL
1 4 (100.00%) TACACS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
1 4 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) DDNS
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) DSL
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) ISDN
1 4 (100.00%) Junos
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) TACACS
1 4 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 4 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds