Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 41 46
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing OSPF 26 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.60% 3.71% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.35% 12.87% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 3
Basingstoke median daily rate £450 £369 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.03% +71.51% -46.25%
10th Percentile £354 £254 £206
90th Percentile £550 £438 £235
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £403 £335
% change year-on-year +5.46% +20.48% -16.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.92 - £47.83

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 159 202 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 34.27% 28.82% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 102 37
Basingstoke median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38% -16.13%
10th Percentile £161 £242 £207
90th Percentile £525 £487 £600
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 18
Basingstoke median hourly rate £22.75 £17.71 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.48% -29.17% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.13 £14.44
90th Percentile £26.88 £28.50 £27.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -39.39% +10.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (61.54%) LAN
3 15 (57.69%) WAN
3 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 15 (57.69%) IPsec
3 15 (57.69%) Migration
4 13 (50.00%) BGP
5 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) HP MASE
7 9 (34.62%) FreeRADIUS
7 9 (34.62%) Multicast
7 9 (34.62%) SSH
7 9 (34.62%) Network Design
7 9 (34.62%) Brocade
7 9 (34.62%) Fortinet
7 9 (34.62%) Wireshark
7 9 (34.62%) Telnet
7 9 (34.62%) VRRP
7 9 (34.62%) HP
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (34.62%) SNMP
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (30.77%) VoIP
8 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
8 8 (30.77%) Forcepoint

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:

Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (61.54%) LAN
3 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 15 (57.69%) IPsec
3 15 (57.69%) WAN
4 13 (50.00%) BGP
5 9 (34.62%) Multicast
5 9 (34.62%) SNMP
5 9 (34.62%) SSH
5 9 (34.62%) Telnet
5 9 (34.62%) VRRP
5 9 (34.62%) Wireshark
6 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
6 8 (30.77%) VoIP
7 7 (26.92%) MPLS
7 7 (26.92%) VPN
7 7 (26.92%) Wireless
7 7 (26.92%) WLAN
8 6 (23.08%) VLAN
9 2 (7.69%) SMS
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Implementation Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Core Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IP Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Migration
2 9 (34.62%) Network Design
3 7 (26.92%) Decision-Making
3 7 (26.92%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (26.92%) Network Management
3 7 (26.92%) Presales
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) VB
1 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (34.62%) HP MASE
3 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) CCNP
5 6 (23.08%) JNCIS
6 5 (19.23%) CCDP
7 2 (7.69%) CCIE
8 1 (3.85%) CCNA
8 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (11.54%) Snort
3 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Brocade
2 9 (34.62%) Fortinet
2 9 (34.62%) HP
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Forcepoint
4 7 (26.92%) Aruba
5 6 (23.08%) Juniper
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) F5
6 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) Arista
7 1 (3.85%) Meraki
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) VMware