Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 127 106
Rank change year-on-year +15 -21 +15
Contract jobs citing OSPF 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.49% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.37% 2.36% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -15.79%
10th Percentile £347 £222 £360
90th Percentile £458 £510 £540
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.96 £13.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year +218.22% -71.78% -

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 206 297 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.11% 13.32% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 143 159
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £411 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% -7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £133 £242
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £412 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.00% +3.90% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +31.03% -17.14%
10th Percentile £13.50 £15.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.20 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +29.58% -29.00% +11.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 September 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 +18 8 £450 +12.50%
High Wycombe - 1 £413 - 1
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 9 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) BIG-IP
5 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) CCIP
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) IPsec
5 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 4 (44.44%) ICMP
5 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (44.44%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN

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 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) BIG-IP
4 5 (55.56%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (44.44%) ICMP
5 4 (44.44%) IPsec
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (22.22%) SSL
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
8 1 (11.11%) NX-OS
8 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Support
3 3 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Data Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Mitel Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
1 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (44.44%) Network Virtualisation
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Network Packet Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCIP
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) F5
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel