Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 98 83
Rank change year-on-year -2 -15 +5
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.42% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 3.43% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £369 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.64% +63.89% +11.11%
10th Percentile £276 £318 £213
90th Percentile £487 £400 £238
Scotland median daily rate £300 £331 £375
% change year-on-year -9.43% -11.67% +64.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £13.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £13.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year - -70.65% +4.55%

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 159 175 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.17% 11.43% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 104 77
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £138 £193 £163
90th Percentile £538 £484 £464
Scotland median daily rate £425 £328 £375
% change year-on-year +29.77% -12.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £12.50 £16.75 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.37% -3.29% +8.25%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £15.63 £28.75
% change year-on-year +8.80% -45.65% -25.32%

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

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSPF in Glasgow

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) HSRP
5 2 (33.33%) VPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Billing
5 2 (33.33%) JNCIA
5 2 (33.33%) JNCIP
5 2 (33.33%) JNCIE
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) CCDP
5 2 (33.33%) Nortel
5 2 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (33.33%) SDH

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 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) HSRP
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) CHAP
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) PPP
5 2 (33.33%) RIP
5 2 (33.33%) SDH
5 2 (33.33%) SONET
5 2 (33.33%) VPLS
5 2 (33.33%) VRRP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Communications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 2 (33.33%) JNCIE
3 2 (33.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia
4 2 (33.33%) Nortel
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (16.67%) Ciena
5 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
5 1 (16.67%) Huawei