Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 19 August 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 128 125
Rank change year-on-year -25 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing OSPF 7 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.22% 0.32% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.58% 2.54% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Surrey median daily rate £475 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +36.36% -19.12%
10th Percentile £324 £273 £204
90th Percentile £553 £497 £381
South East median daily rate £413 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +2.36% +6.05% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.71 £13.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year +223.76% -71.78% -

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 444 315 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.65% 12.47% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 184 339
Surrey median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £139 £177 £213
90th Percentile £605 £533 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.95% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 30
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £19.06 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.72% -20.57% +33.33%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.40 £11.75
90th Percentile £103.63 £47.50 £48.83
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.79% -30.04% +2.04%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Surrey

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Surrey

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSPF in Surrey

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Surrey

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley - 1 £500 -
Redhill - 1 £450 -
Reigate - 1 £288 - 1
OSPF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Surrey region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 7 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) CCIE
5 3 (42.86%) CCNP
5 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (28.57%) CCIE Data Center
6 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
6 2 (28.57%) Aruba
6 2 (28.57%) F5
6 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
6 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Network Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCIE
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE Data Center
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Aruba
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet