The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 55 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing OSPF 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.68% 1.26% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.96% 8.70% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £363 £475 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -8.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £328 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.45% -15.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -9.37%
OSPF
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
158 92 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.12% 14.53% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 56 39
Median daily rate £363 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £35.50 £13.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.07% -67.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +1 7 £363 -23.68%
Malmesbury - 2 - -
OSPF
South West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
1 38 (100.00%) BGP
2 36 (94.74%) VPN
3 34 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (89.47%) CCNP
4 33 (86.84%) Juniper
4 33 (86.84%) WAN
5 32 (84.21%) MPLS
5 32 (84.21%) IPsec
5 32 (84.21%) Security Cleared
6 31 (81.58%) SC Cleared
7 28 (73.68%) DV Cleared
8 19 (50.00%) JNCIS
9 17 (44.74%) Firewall
9 17 (44.74%) BT
9 17 (44.74%) Linux
10 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (36.84%) EIGRP
12 13 (34.21%) JNCIP
13 9 (23.68%) Intel Security
14 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
15 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
15 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
15 6 (15.79%) Sourcefire
15 6 (15.79%) SIEM
15 6 (15.79%) HSRP
16 5 (13.16%) VLAN
16 5 (13.16%) Degree
16 5 (13.16%) Finance
16 5 (13.16%) RIP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 38 (100.00%) BGP
2 36 (94.74%) VPN
3 33 (86.84%) WAN
4 32 (84.21%) IPsec
4 32 (84.21%) MPLS
5 17 (44.74%) Firewall
6 15 (39.47%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (36.84%) EIGRP
8 6 (15.79%) HSRP
8 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.16%) RIP
9 5 (13.16%) VLAN
10 2 (5.26%) LAN
10 2 (5.26%) Network Security
10 2 (5.26%) WLAN
11 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (2.63%) Multicast
11 1 (2.63%) RSVP
11 1 (2.63%) Spanning Tree
11 1 (2.63%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Billing
2 3 (7.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Designer
2 30 (78.95%) Network Designer
3 13 (34.21%) IP Designer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) CatOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) SIEM
2 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
2 3 (7.89%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
2 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
2 3 (7.89%) Network Management
2 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL
4 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.63%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 34 (89.47%) CCNP
1 34 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (84.21%) Security Cleared
3 31 (81.58%) SC Cleared
4 28 (73.68%) DV Cleared
5 19 (50.00%) JNCIS
6 13 (34.21%) JNCIP
7 5 (13.16%) Degree
8 3 (7.89%) CCNA
8 3 (7.89%) HND
9 1 (2.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (86.84%) Juniper
3 17 (44.74%) BT
4 9 (23.68%) Intel Security
5 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
6 6 (15.79%) Sourcefire
7 3 (7.89%) SonicWALL
8 2 (5.26%) F5
8 2 (5.26%) Riverbed