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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 100 107 116
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs citing OSPF 15 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.81% 0.87% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.09% 3.27% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
Median daily rate £269 £380 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.21% +9.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £520 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -10.34% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00%  

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 486 581 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.10% 26.63% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 371 202
Median daily rate £409 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 39
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.75 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +10 7 £244 -22.08% 3
Portsmouth - 2 £300 -
Winchester - 2 £450 - 1
Southampton +7 1 £200 -38.46%
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 32 (94.12%) BGP
3 28 (82.35%) Juniper
4 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (55.88%) Firewall
5 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
6 17 (50.00%) LAN
7 16 (47.06%) SC Cleared
8 15 (44.12%) VLAN
9 13 (38.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (38.24%) CCNP
9 13 (38.24%) MPLS
10 12 (35.29%) WAN
11 10 (29.41%) JNCIS
11 10 (29.41%) F5
11 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
12 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (26.47%) CCNA
13 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
13 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (20.59%) Junos
14 7 (20.59%) VPN
15 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
15 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
16 5 (14.71%) JNCIA
16 5 (14.71%) Brocade
16 5 (14.71%) CCDP
16 5 (14.71%) VPLS
17 4 (11.76%) Extreme Networks
17 4 (11.76%) Riverbed

OSPF
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 32 (94.12%) BGP
2 19 (55.88%) Firewall
3 17 (50.00%) LAN
4 15 (44.12%) VLAN
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (38.24%) MPLS
6 12 (35.29%) WAN
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (20.59%) Junos
9 7 (20.59%) VPN
10 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 5 (14.71%) VPLS
12 3 (8.82%) DHCP
12 3 (8.82%) DNS
12 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
12 3 (8.82%) IOS XR
12 3 (8.82%) SNA
12 3 (8.82%) Wireless
12 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IP Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) AIX
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Migration
2 3 (8.82%) Network Design
3 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Boundary Protection
4 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Presales
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
3 16 (47.06%) SC Cleared
4 13 (38.24%) CCNP
5 10 (29.41%) JNCIS
6 9 (26.47%) CCNA
7 5 (14.71%) CCDP
7 5 (14.71%) JNCIA
8 3 (8.82%) CCIE
8 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 28 (82.35%) Juniper
3 10 (29.41%) F5
4 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.71%) Brocade
6 4 (11.76%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.88%) BT
8 1 (2.94%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago