Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 22 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 146 142
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4 +19
Contract jobs citing OSPF 44 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.23% 0.72% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.23% 3.18% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 18
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +33.16%
10th Percentile £301 £312 £271
90th Percentile £523 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £382 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -10.12% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Hampshire median hourly rate - £48.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.36% +19.58%
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £48.00 £46.57
% change year-on-year -71.88% +3.08% +16.42%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 841 880 909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.60% 22.51% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 549 536
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £263
90th Percentile £500 £507 £492
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 71 93
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £11.74
90th Percentile £46.05 £59.31 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Hampshire

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Hampshire

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSPF in Hampshire

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Hampshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke -9 20 £350 - 1
Portsmouth +1 5 £450 +5.88%
Farnborough +6 3 £350 +4.63%
Winchester - 3 £325 -
Fleet - 2 £320 -
Fareham - 2 £375 -
Southampton +4 1 £500 -13.04%
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 43 (97.73%) BGP
2 37 (84.09%) Cisco
3 31 (70.45%) LAN
4 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
5 24 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (43.18%) CCNP
6 19 (43.18%) WAN
7 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
8 17 (38.64%) Juniper
9 16 (36.36%) VLAN
10 15 (34.09%) CCNA
10 15 (34.09%) Firewall
11 13 (29.55%) MPLS
12 12 (27.27%) DV Cleared
13 11 (25.00%) F5
13 11 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
14 10 (22.73%) VMware NSX
14 10 (22.73%) VMware
14 10 (22.73%) IPsec
15 9 (20.45%) Network Design
16 8 (18.18%) Migration
16 8 (18.18%) Network Security
16 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (18.18%) VPN
17 5 (11.36%) VoIP
17 5 (11.36%) CESG
17 5 (11.36%) Wireless
17 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
17 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 43 (97.73%) BGP
2 31 (70.45%) LAN
3 19 (43.18%) WAN
4 16 (36.36%) VLAN
5 15 (34.09%) Firewall
6 13 (29.55%) MPLS
7 11 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (22.73%) IPsec
9 8 (18.18%) Network Security
9 8 (18.18%) VPN
10 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (11.36%) LTE
10 5 (11.36%) MVNO
10 5 (11.36%) SCTP
10 5 (11.36%) VoIP
10 5 (11.36%) Wireless
11 4 (9.09%) Junos
11 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
12 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (4.55%) Banking
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Migration Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Engineering Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) IP Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) CGI
2 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) CESG
3 2 (4.55%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Network Design
2 8 (18.18%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.36%) High Availability
3 5 (11.36%) Network Management
4 4 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 4 (9.09%) System Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Boundary Protection
5 3 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Test Management
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
1 1 (2.27%) Python
1 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 24 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (43.18%) CCNP
4 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
5 15 (34.09%) CCNA
6 12 (27.27%) DV Cleared
7 4 (9.09%) CCSA
7 4 (9.09%) JNCIS
8 3 (6.82%) CCDP
8 3 (6.82%) JNCIA
9 2 (4.55%) CCSE
10 1 (2.27%) CISSP
10 1 (2.27%) VCP6
10 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware NSX
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Cisco
2 17 (38.64%) Juniper
3 11 (25.00%) F5
4 10 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (11.36%) Brocade
5 5 (11.36%) Fortinet
6 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.09%) Citrix
7 3 (6.82%) Ericsson
7 3 (6.82%) Motorola
7 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.82%) Remedy
7 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.27%) Arista
8 1 (2.27%) BMC
8 1 (2.27%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.27%) Meraki
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.27%) Splunk