Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 24 June 2018 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 98 86
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 +18
Contract jobs citing OSPF 14 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.91% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.45% 2.71% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.41% -0.07% +6.38%
10th Percentile £410 £170 £355
90th Percentile £450 £550 £395
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.74% -0.07% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 188 295 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.19% 19.89% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 174 106
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £412 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £313 £295
90th Percentile £538 £550 £526
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 12
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £15.50 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.06% +18.32% -35.10%
10th Percentile £14.18 £15.10 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £15.90 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £15.00 £13.10
% change year-on-year +206.67% +14.50% -25.54%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Milton Keynes

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 12 (85.71%) Wireless
4 11 (78.57%) IPsec
4 11 (78.57%) ICMP
4 11 (78.57%) ITIL
4 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (78.57%) F5
4 11 (78.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (78.57%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (78.57%) Virtual Environments
4 11 (78.57%) Network Virtualisation
5 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
5 10 (71.43%) ITIL V3
5 10 (71.43%) Change Management
6 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
6 9 (64.29%) BIG-IP
6 9 (64.29%) Palo Alto
6 9 (64.29%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (57.14%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (57.14%) Service Management
8 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (50.00%) ServiceNow
9 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
9 6 (42.86%) ITSM
9 6 (42.86%) CCNP

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 12 (85.71%) Wireless
4 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (78.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (78.57%) ICMP
4 11 (78.57%) IPsec
5 9 (64.29%) BIG-IP
5 9 (64.29%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
8 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Team Leader
1 7 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Network Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
1 11 (78.57%) Network Monitoring
1 11 (78.57%) Network Virtualisation
1 11 (78.57%) Virtual Environments
2 10 (71.43%) Change Management
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 8 (57.14%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 8 (57.14%) Service Management
4 7 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (42.86%) ITSM
6 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCSE
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) OVSD
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) F5
3 9 (64.29%) Palo Alto
4 7 (50.00%) ServiceNow
5 6 (42.86%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) Aruba
7 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.14%) McAfee