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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 50 64
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 2.28% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.11% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £475 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +42.85%
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
92 178 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.14% 22.50% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 100
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +115.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Juniper
4 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) IPsec
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (45.45%) HSRP
5 5 (45.45%) 802.1X
5 5 (45.45%) VLAN
5 5 (45.45%) JNCIP
5 5 (45.45%) RIP
5 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
6 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
7 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (18.18%) Military
8 2 (18.18%) CCNA

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 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (54.55%) IPsec
4 6 (54.55%) MPLS
5 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
5 5 (45.45%) HSRP
5 5 (45.45%) RIP
5 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (45.45%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WLAN
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) RSVP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Billing
2 2 (18.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Designer
1 6 (54.55%) Network Designer
2 5 (45.45%) IP Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
1 2 (18.18%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Network Management
1 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCNP
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) JNCIP
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) HND
5 2 (18.18%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
4 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
5 2 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
6 1 (9.09%) BT
6 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire