Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 21 September 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 90 171
Rank change year-on-year +4 +81 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.66% 0.11% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 0.43% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.19% -15.63% -
North East median daily rate £433 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +28.15% -15.63% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 148 234 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.19% 25.66% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 194 546
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.21% +9.68% -11.11%
10th Percentile £208 £208 £206
90th Percentile £475 £538 £456
North East median daily rate £335 £330 £310
% change year-on-year +1.52% +6.45% -10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 70
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.59% -39.29% +43.59%
10th Percentile £11.58 £9.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £37.38 £29.50 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £14.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +4.83% -48.21% +73.27%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing OSPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OSPF in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSPF in Tyne and Wear

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Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 3 £625 +85.19%
Sunderland - 3 - -
OSPF
North East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) CCDP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
3 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Availability Management
1 3 (50.00%) Contract Management
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
1 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Product Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (50.00%) SFIA
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 3 (50.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki