Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 17 December 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 80 92
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.40% 0.53% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.55% 2.97% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Glasgow median daily rate £369 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.50% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £338 £218 £263
90th Percentile £394 £283 £288
Scotland median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -37.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00

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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 141 202 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.29% 17.88% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 104 103
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £135 £190 £140
90th Percentile £550 £448 £463
Scotland median daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +8.82% -2.86% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £30.16 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.46% +144.21% -29.43%
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £19.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year +29.87% +14.93% -44.17%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Glasgow

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Glasgow 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%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (60.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) xDSL
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) VPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) SDH
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Converged Networks
2 1 (20.00%) DSL
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) SDH
2 1 (20.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPLS
2 1 (20.00%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCIP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg