Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 84 105
Rank change year-on-year +28 +21 -25
Contract jobs citing OSPF 7 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.99% 0.18% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 1.08% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% -16.00%
10th Percentile £315 £450 £390
90th Percentile £464 £450 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 89 185 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.54% 16.77% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 99 140
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - -
10th Percentile £202 £313 £234
90th Percentile £550 £560 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £396 £420
% change year-on-year +0.95% -5.65% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.50 £22.68 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +19.36% +26.67%
10th Percentile £17.00 £12.93 £12.71
90th Percentile £34.15 £50.63 £60.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £22.68 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.83% -43.31% +166.67%

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 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSPF in Milton Keynes

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) McAfee
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) NetScreen
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) Sourcefire
3 4 (57.14%) HSRP
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (57.14%) Check Point GAiA
3 4 (57.14%) Architectural Design
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (42.86%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) CCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) ICMP
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco

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 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) HSRP
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) NetScreen
2 4 (57.14%) Sourcefire
2 4 (57.14%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) ICMP
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
3 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Check Point GAiA
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Architectural Design
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) CCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft