The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% - 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% - 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £500 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £437
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 119 115 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.26% 17.09% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 62 53
Median daily rate £330 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.22% +4.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £13.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.95 £37.50
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Hertfordshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Hertfordshire 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £500 - 1
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (20.00%) IPv6
5 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WLAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (20.00%) Huawei
5 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) IOS XR
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
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