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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South East / Surrey
Rank 87 89 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs citing OSPF 4 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.34% 0.93% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 3.08% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £250 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -20.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £144 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -10.34% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 170 390 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.55% 30.14% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 224 158
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £225 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 40 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £45.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.70% -6.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.25 £21.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.24 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSPF in Surrey

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Dorking - 1 - -
OSPF
South East

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
3 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) VPLS
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) IPsec
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Network Design
7 1 (12.50%) JNCIS

OSPF
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) VPLS
6 1 (12.50%) 802.11
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) HSRP
6 1 (12.50%) IPv6
6 1 (12.50%) Junos
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) SSL
6 1 (12.50%) VXLAN
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
3 1 (12.50%) CCIP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Civica
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Huawei
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp