The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wiltshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 67 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.28% - 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £325 - £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £370
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £103.94 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+219.80% +44.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 62 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.04% 12.94% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 45 39
Average daily rate £338 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.11% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 12
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
OSPF
South West

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 4 (44.44%) H.323
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) IPv4
4 3 (33.33%) IPv6
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Military
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (33.33%) JSP 440
4 3 (33.33%) Tandberg
4 3 (33.33%) JNCIS
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Asset Management

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
2 4 (44.44%) H.323
2 4 (44.44%) IPsec
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) SNMP
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) IPv4
3 3 (33.33%) IPv6
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) RIP
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Frame Relay
5 1 (11.11%) SSH
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Military
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Designer
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) Tandberg
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) BT