Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 19 January 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 95 118
Rank change year-on-year -28 +23 -4
Contract jobs citing OSPF 5 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.22% 0.77% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 4.23% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +20.59% -
10th Percentile £390 £166 £360
90th Percentile £410 £553 £516
South East median daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £21.50 £45.31
% change year-on-year -37.21% -52.54% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 306 307 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.33% 18.27% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 198 165
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +21.21%
10th Percentile £163 £254 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £544
South East median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.43% +34.38%
10th Percentile £13.08 £12.85 £12.87
90th Percentile £56.63 £40.60 £25.63
South East median hourly rate £17.44 £22.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year -22.07% -31.15% +62.50%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Buckinghamshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -35 5 £400 -20.00% 5
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) CCIE
4 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (20.00%) Ansible
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (20.00%) Brocade
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) HP