Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 151 124
Rank change year-on-year +36 -27 +14
Contract jobs citing OSPF 24 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.90% 0.93% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 4.52% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 12
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £205 £270 £300
90th Percentile £500 £550 £499
South East median daily rate £375 £370 £395
% change year-on-year +1.35% -6.21% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £46.42 £17.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.07% - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +233.33% -22.86%

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 506 796 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.90% 20.63% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 485 418
Hampshire median daily rate £410 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +0.63% -0.63%
10th Percentile £211 £278 £161
90th Percentile £538 £550 £518
South East median daily rate £400 £403 £400
% change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 51
Hampshire median hourly rate £38.64 £24.96 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.82% +16.07% +10.26%
10th Percentile £25.81 £12.48 £10.40
90th Percentile £46.12 £50.00 £50.75
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +83.33% - -10.00%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Hampshire over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSPF in Hampshire

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Hampshire over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 February 2020. 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 +17 6 £288 -36.11% 3
Portsmouth +17 4 - - 2
Fleet +22 3 £375 +20.97%
Fareham +9 2 £500 +25.00%
Southampton +5 2 £413 +30.95% 1
Farnborough +13 1 £388 +43.52% 1
Aldershot - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £450 -
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 24 (100.00%) BGP
2 21 (87.50%) Cisco
3 13 (54.17%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (45.83%) Juniper
5 10 (41.67%) VPN
5 10 (41.67%) CCNP
5 10 (41.67%) IPsec
6 8 (33.33%) MPLS
6 8 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 8 (33.33%) F5
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (29.17%) HSRP
7 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) Network Design
8 6 (25.00%) VLAN
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) WAN
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) CCNA
9 5 (20.83%) DNS
9 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
9 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
9 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco Firepower

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (54.17%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) IPsec
3 10 (41.67%) VPN
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (33.33%) MPLS
5 7 (29.17%) HSRP
6 6 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (25.00%) VLAN
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
7 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (16.67%) Multicast
8 4 (16.67%) RIP
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (12.50%) L2TP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IP Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.17%) Ajax
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) ModSecurity
1 1 (4.17%) REST
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
1 6 (25.00%) Network Design
2 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
2 5 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) Validation
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.33%) Project Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Tech Ops
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (4.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
3 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) CCIE
5 2 (8.33%) CCSA
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.17%) CISSP
6 1 (4.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Juniper
3 8 (33.33%) F5
3 8 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (8.33%) Aruba
6 2 (8.33%) BT
6 2 (8.33%) Meraki
7 1 (4.17%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.17%) CenturyLink
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (4.17%) FireEye
7 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) Trend Micro