The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 35 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Contract jobs citing OSPF 15 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.70% 0.96% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.45% 5.45% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £415 £215 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.02% -46.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £328
% change year-on-year +6.16% +11.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £47.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.00% +59.43%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 131 55 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 32.35% 17.63% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 20 22
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £702 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing OSPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Basingstoke

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OSPF in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Basingstoke

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSPF in Basingstoke

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 20 (90.91%) BGP
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco
3 15 (68.18%) VLAN
4 14 (63.64%) Firewall
5 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
5 13 (59.09%) VPN
6 12 (54.55%) LAN
7 10 (45.45%) Juniper
7 10 (45.45%) CCNP
8 9 (40.91%) CCNA
8 9 (40.91%) MPLS
8 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
8 9 (40.91%) Network Management
9 8 (36.36%) JNCIS
10 7 (31.82%) JNCIA
10 7 (31.82%) Network Design
10 7 (31.82%) IPsec
10 7 (31.82%) WAN
10 7 (31.82%) Junos
10 7 (31.82%) F5
10 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
11 6 (27.27%) CCDP
11 6 (27.27%) Migration
11 6 (27.27%) VMware
11 6 (27.27%) Brocade
11 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (22.73%) Network Security
12 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
12 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 20 (90.91%) BGP
2 15 (68.18%) VLAN
3 14 (63.64%) Firewall
4 13 (59.09%) VPN
5 12 (54.55%) LAN
6 9 (40.91%) MPLS
7 7 (31.82%) IPsec
7 7 (31.82%) Junos
7 7 (31.82%) WAN
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (22.73%) LTE
9 5 (22.73%) MVNO
9 5 (22.73%) Network Security
9 5 (22.73%) SCTP
9 5 (22.73%) VoIP
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (18.18%) DAB
10 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 3 (13.64%) DNS
12 2 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MS Access
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Engineering Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) IP Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IP Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Network Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Virtualisation Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Network Management
2 7 (31.82%) Network Design
3 6 (27.27%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (22.73%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Test Management
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) CCNP
4 9 (40.91%) CCNA
4 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) JNCIS
6 7 (31.82%) JNCIA
7 6 (27.27%) CCDP
8 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PMO
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Juniper
3 7 (31.82%) F5
4 6 (27.27%) Brocade
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
6 3 (13.64%) Ericsson
6 3 (13.64%) Motorola
7 2 (9.09%) Arista
7 2 (9.09%) BT
7 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
7 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 2 (9.09%) Riverbed