The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 22 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 92 98
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing OSPF 12 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 1.18% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 5.00% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Median daily rate £319 £428 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.48% +49.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £333 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £480 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £335
% change year-on-year +6.16% +8.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
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 Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 370 560 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.25% 23.51% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 249 243
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Berkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for OSPF in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 6 £300 -30.63% 5
Bracknell +10 2 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
1 25 (96.15%) BGP
2 24 (92.31%) MPLS
3 22 (84.62%) TCP/IP
4 21 (80.77%) Telecoms
5 19 (73.08%) CCNP
5 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (57.69%) VPN
7 12 (46.15%) Migration
8 11 (42.31%) Huawei
9 10 (38.46%) CCIP
9 10 (38.46%) DNS
10 9 (34.62%) WAN
10 9 (34.62%) CCNA
10 9 (34.62%) Firewall
11 8 (30.77%) Juniper
11 8 (30.77%) SNMP
11 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
11 8 (30.77%) LAN
12 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
12 7 (26.92%) IPv6
12 7 (26.92%) CCIE
12 7 (26.92%) Multicast
13 6 (23.08%) Presales
13 6 (23.08%) Internet
13 6 (23.08%) DSL
13 6 (23.08%) Broadband
13 6 (23.08%) RIP
13 6 (23.08%) ADSL
13 6 (23.08%) Network Design

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) BGP
2 24 (92.31%) MPLS
3 22 (84.62%) TCP/IP
4 15 (57.69%) VPN
5 10 (38.46%) DNS
6 9 (34.62%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) WAN
7 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
7 8 (30.77%) LAN
7 8 (30.77%) SNMP
8 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
8 7 (26.92%) IPv6
8 7 (26.92%) Multicast
9 6 (23.08%) ADSL
9 6 (23.08%) Broadband
9 6 (23.08%) DSL
9 6 (23.08%) Internet
9 6 (23.08%) RIP
9 6 (23.08%) xDSL
10 5 (19.23%) ATM
General
1 21 (80.77%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
4 1 (3.85%) German Language
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) IP Engineer
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) BSS Architect
4 1 (3.85%) BSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper Support
4 1 (3.85%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) JMS
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) RESTful
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) IPTV
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.85%) STB
3 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Migration
2 6 (23.08%) Network Design
2 6 (23.08%) Presales
3 5 (19.23%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Security
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.85%) eTOM
6 1 (3.85%) Fault Management
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) CCNP
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CCIP
3 9 (34.62%) CCNA
4 7 (26.92%) CCIE
5 4 (15.38%) BC Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) CCDA
6 2 (7.69%) CCDP
7 1 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) KVM
1 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Huawei
3 8 (30.77%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (7.69%) Arista
4 2 (7.69%) F5
4 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.85%) Amdocs
5 1 (3.85%) Brocade
5 1 (3.85%) Cramer
5 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
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