Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 82 111
Rank change year-on-year -35 +29 -15
Contract jobs citing OSPF 4 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.23% 0.87% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 4.76% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +23.53% -
10th Percentile £214 £445 £413
90th Percentile £410 £560 £499
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -23.81% +23.53% -
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 217 231 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.44% 18.23% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 127 147
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £187 £226 £258
90th Percentile £535 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £23.35 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +30.61%

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

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSPF in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) RIA
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) HP