The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 32 32 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.11% 0.37% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 1.75% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -10.34% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00%  

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 Bracknell with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 79 57 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 29.15% 20.88% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 26
Median daily rate £300 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -12.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £253 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £13.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell 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 Bracknell

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Bracknell

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Bracknell

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) DSL
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) xDSL
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) ADSL
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) ATM
4 2 (40.00%) CCDP
4 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) DSL
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) xDSL
2 3 (60.00%) ADSL
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) RIP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) SDH
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) CCDA
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Tandberg