Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 99 100
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.10% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 3.29% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Bristol median daily rate £350 £365 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% -39.17% +41.18%
South West median daily rate £450 £383 £513
% change year-on-year +17.65% -25.37% +23.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £43.50 -
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year +2.30% - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 312 243 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.93% 14.39% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 168 114
Bristol median daily rate £350 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% -
10th Percentile £178 £200 £240
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +83.05%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +80.11%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Bristol

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Bristol

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 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 Bristol region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) BGP-4
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) BGP-4
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto