Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 96 152
Rank change year-on-year +1 +56 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.65% 0.11% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 0.45% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.19% - -
North East median daily rate £625 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +85.19% -3.57% +21.74%
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 210 221 713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.64% 23.21% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 166 439
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £370 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.22% +29.82% -5.00%
10th Percentile £232 £213 £205
90th Percentile £498 £519 £421
North East median daily rate £310 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -11.43% +20.69% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 59
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £27.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% +86.67%
10th Percentile £14.52 £14.36 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £42.90 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.70 £21.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -27.82% -22.32% +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

OSPF
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

OSPF
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 July 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 July 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 -7 5 £625 +85.19%
Sunderland - 2 - -
OSPF
North East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) SFIA
2 5 (71.43%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (71.43%) Contract Management
2 5 (71.43%) IT Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Decision-Making
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (71.43%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Problem Management
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Product Management
2 5 (71.43%) Unified Communications
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
2 5 (71.43%) Data Management
2 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) CCDP
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP

OSPF
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 4 (57.14%) PaaS
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Unified Communications
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Contract Management
1 5 (71.43%) Data Management
1 5 (71.43%) Decision-Making
1 5 (71.43%) IT Strategy
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) Problem Management
1 5 (71.43%) Product Management
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Server Virtualisation
1 5 (71.43%) SFIA
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCDP
2 5 (71.43%) CCIE
2 5 (71.43%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
1 2 (28.57%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Meraki