Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 39 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing OSPF 21 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.13% 0.53% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 2.35% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Basingstoke median daily rate £350 - £383
10th Percentile £255 - £293
90th Percentile £379 - £399
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +30.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £48.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year - +0.36% +19.58%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 196 85 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 29.21% 22.43% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 40 67
Basingstoke median daily rate £386 £291 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.62% -30.24% +28.46%
10th Percentile £213 £162 £270
90th Percentile £577 £488 £558
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Basingstoke median hourly rate £18.04 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% +66.67% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £10.38
90th Percentile £27.50 £27.50 £33.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -21.57% -15.00% -7.69%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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 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 25 November 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 21 (100.00%) BGP
2 17 (80.95%) LAN
3 16 (76.19%) Cisco
4 13 (61.90%) WAN
5 12 (57.14%) Juniper
5 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) VLAN
6 8 (38.10%) Migration
7 7 (33.33%) Firewall
7 7 (33.33%) Network Design
7 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (23.81%) Brocade
8 5 (23.81%) Network Security
8 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
8 5 (23.81%) LTE
8 5 (23.81%) SCTP
8 5 (23.81%) F5
8 5 (23.81%) High Availability
8 5 (23.81%) MVNO
8 5 (23.81%) Network Management
8 5 (23.81%) IPsec
8 5 (23.81%) CESG
8 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (23.81%) MPLS
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) VoIP
9 4 (19.05%) CCNA
9 4 (19.05%) Active Directory

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 21 (100.00%) BGP
2 17 (80.95%) LAN
3 13 (61.90%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) VLAN
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) IPsec
6 5 (23.81%) LTE
6 5 (23.81%) MPLS
6 5 (23.81%) MVNO
6 5 (23.81%) Network Security
6 5 (23.81%) SCTP
6 5 (23.81%) VoIP
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
7 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
8 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) Junos
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Engineering Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) IP Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Network Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IP Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) Network Design
3 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (23.81%) High Availability
3 5 (23.81%) Network Management
4 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) System Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Boundary Protection
5 3 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
5 3 (14.29%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) Juniper
3 5 (23.81%) Brocade
3 5 (23.81%) F5
3 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) Ericsson
5 3 (14.29%) Motorola
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Arista
6 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) VMware