Period
to 20 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 36 31
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +17
Contract jobs citing OSPF 13 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.34% 3.80% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.88% 12.50% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Basingstoke median daily rate £475 £350 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +30.11% -29.67%
10th Percentile £365 £288 £218
90th Percentile £550 £383 £460
Hampshire median daily rate £381 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +8.93% -12.50% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.25 - -

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 165 168 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 29.68% 30.38% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 58 61
Basingstoke median daily rate £433 £361 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +14.68% -23.64%
10th Percentile £206 £136 £163
90th Percentile £589 £589 £469
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 22
Basingstoke median hourly rate £31.48 £15.57 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.22% -37.74% +58.48%
10th Percentile £16.06 £10.40 £10.13
90th Percentile £46.36 £26.88 £27.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.25 £20.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year +30.47% +0.60% -46.67%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019, 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 12 (92.31%) LAN
1 12 (92.31%) Migration
2 11 (84.62%) IPsec
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 10 (76.92%) VRRP
3 10 (76.92%) Brocade
4 9 (69.23%) Fortinet
4 9 (69.23%) Wireshark
4 9 (69.23%) HP MASE
4 9 (69.23%) Telnet
4 9 (69.23%) SSH
4 9 (69.23%) HP
4 9 (69.23%) MS Visio
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (69.23%) SNMP
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) FreeRADIUS
4 9 (69.23%) Multicast
5 8 (61.54%) Network Management
5 8 (61.54%) Wireless
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (53.85%) Aruba
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (53.85%) WLAN
6 7 (53.85%) Project Management
6 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
6 7 (53.85%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (53.85%) Presales
6 7 (53.85%) Decision-Making
7 4 (30.77%) BGP

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 (69.23%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (69.23%) MS Visio
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) IPsec
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 10 (76.92%) VRRP
4 9 (69.23%) Multicast
4 9 (69.23%) SNMP
4 9 (69.23%) SSH
4 9 (69.23%) Telnet
4 9 (69.23%) Wireshark
5 8 (61.54%) Wireless
6 7 (53.85%) WLAN
7 4 (30.77%) BGP
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (15.38%) DWDM
8 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) MPLS
8 2 (15.38%) VLAN
8 2 (15.38%) VPN
9 1 (7.69%) DNS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Migration
2 8 (61.54%) Network Management
3 7 (53.85%) Decision-Making
3 7 (53.85%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (53.85%) Presales
3 7 (53.85%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) HP MASE
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.69%) CCDP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Brocade
2 9 (69.23%) Fortinet
2 9 (69.23%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Aruba
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (7.69%) Ciena
6 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
6 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
6 1 (7.69%) Huawei
6 1 (7.69%) Nokia
6 1 (7.69%) Nortel
6 1 (7.69%) VMware