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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 98 101
Rank change year-on-year +32 +3  
Contract jobs citing OSPF 38 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.16% 1.06% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.69% 4.75% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 10
Median daily rate £403 £280 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.05% -30.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £213 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £328
% change year-on-year +6.16% +11.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £47.83 £36.25
% change year-on-year -31.00% +31.94%  

OSPF is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 392 442 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.32% 22.24% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 278 237
Median daily rate £408 £375 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.66% -5.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 51 35
Median hourly rate £22.50 £47.83 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.95% +101.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.98 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing OSPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Hampshire

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +6 15 £415 +93.02% 3
Winchester - 4 £400 -
Southampton +4 1 £500 -13.04% 2
Fareham 0 1 - -
Portsmouth -11 1 £450 - 1
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 51 (96.23%) BGP
2 47 (88.68%) Cisco
3 43 (81.13%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (77.36%) Firewall
5 39 (73.58%) Security Cleared
6 32 (60.38%) CCNP
6 32 (60.38%) SC Cleared
7 27 (50.94%) MPLS
8 25 (47.17%) VLAN
9 22 (41.51%) LAN
10 21 (39.62%) IPsec
11 20 (37.74%) F5
12 19 (35.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (35.85%) VPN
13 17 (32.08%) Juniper
14 14 (26.42%) CCNA
14 14 (26.42%) WAN
15 12 (22.64%) CCDP
15 12 (22.64%) Network Management
15 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
16 11 (20.75%) Network Design
16 11 (20.75%) Junos
16 11 (20.75%) VMware
17 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
17 10 (18.87%) JNCIS
17 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (16.98%) JNCIA
19 8 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
19 8 (15.09%) DAB
19 8 (15.09%) Migration

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 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 51 (96.23%) BGP
2 41 (77.36%) Firewall
3 27 (50.94%) MPLS
4 25 (47.17%) VLAN
5 22 (41.51%) LAN
6 21 (39.62%) IPsec
7 19 (35.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (35.85%) VPN
8 14 (26.42%) WAN
9 11 (20.75%) Junos
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (15.09%) DAB
10 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
11 7 (13.21%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (11.32%) DNS
13 5 (9.43%) EIGRP
13 5 (9.43%) LTE
13 5 (9.43%) Network Security
13 5 (9.43%) VoIP
13 5 (9.43%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MS Access
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Architect
4 9 (16.98%) Network Integration Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) Network Architect
6 6 (11.32%) Virtualisation Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Engineering Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) IP Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) IP Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) Network Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Designer
8 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Network Support
8 3 (5.66%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) RFC 2547
2 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) CESG
3 3 (5.66%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.77%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) AIX
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
1 12 (22.64%) Network Management
2 11 (20.75%) Network Design
3 8 (15.09%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.43%) High Availability
5 3 (5.66%) Change Management
5 3 (5.66%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.66%) Test Management
6 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL
6 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.89%) Analytics
7 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 43 (81.13%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (73.58%) Security Cleared
3 32 (60.38%) CCNP
3 32 (60.38%) SC Cleared
4 14 (26.42%) CCNA
5 12 (22.64%) CCDP
6 10 (18.87%) JNCIS
7 9 (16.98%) JNCIA
8 6 (11.32%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.77%) CCSA
9 2 (3.77%) CCSE
10 1 (1.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) PMO
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 47 (88.68%) Cisco
2 20 (37.74%) F5
3 17 (32.08%) Juniper
4 11 (20.75%) VMware
5 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
6 6 (11.32%) Brocade
7 5 (9.43%) Fortinet
8 4 (7.55%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.66%) Ericsson
9 3 (5.66%) Motorola
10 2 (3.77%) Arista
10 2 (3.77%) BT
10 2 (3.77%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.77%) Remedy
10 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.89%) Arqiva
11 1 (1.89%) BMC
11 1 (1.89%) McAfee
11 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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