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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 48 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing OSPF 10 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.54% 1.12% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 7.29% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £363 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +17.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+36.65% +25.56%
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
146 96 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.46% 15.41% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 54 64
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Median hourly rate £46.25 £14.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+230.35% -65.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 May 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 9 £363 -4.91%
Malmesbury - 1 - -
OSPF
South West

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco
1 32 (100.00%) BGP
2 31 (96.88%) CCNP
2 31 (96.88%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (96.88%) Juniper
3 30 (93.75%) MPLS
3 30 (93.75%) VPN
3 30 (93.75%) WAN
3 30 (93.75%) IPsec
3 30 (93.75%) Security Cleared
4 29 (90.63%) SC Cleared
5 26 (81.25%) DV Cleared
6 19 (59.38%) JNCIS
7 17 (53.13%) BT
7 17 (53.13%) Linux
8 13 (40.63%) Firewall
9 12 (37.50%) EIGRP
10 11 (34.38%) JNCIP
10 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (18.75%) SIEM
11 6 (18.75%) Sourcefire
11 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
11 6 (18.75%) Intel Security
12 5 (15.63%) Palo Alto
13 4 (12.50%) Finance
14 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
14 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
14 3 (9.38%) HND
14 3 (9.38%) Network Management
14 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis

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 32 (100.00%) BGP
2 30 (93.75%) IPsec
2 30 (93.75%) MPLS
2 30 (93.75%) VPN
2 30 (93.75%) WAN
3 13 (40.63%) Firewall
4 12 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.25%) HSRP
6 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) Multicast
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) RIP
7 1 (3.13%) RSVP
7 1 (3.13%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
7 1 (3.13%) VRRP
7 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Billing
2 3 (9.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Designer
2 28 (87.50%) Network Designer
3 11 (34.38%) IP Designer
4 1 (3.13%) Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) CatOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) SIEM
2 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
2 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
2 3 (9.38%) Network Management
2 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.13%) Change Management
3 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 31 (96.88%) CCNP
1 31 (96.88%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (93.75%) Security Cleared
3 29 (90.63%) SC Cleared
4 26 (81.25%) DV Cleared
5 19 (59.38%) JNCIS
6 11 (34.38%) JNCIP
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) HND
8 2 (6.25%) CCNA
9 1 (3.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (96.88%) Juniper
3 17 (53.13%) BT
4 6 (18.75%) Intel Security
4 6 (18.75%) Sourcefire
5 5 (15.63%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Riverbed