Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 December 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 - 84
Rank change year-on-year - +84 -8
Contract jobs citing OSPF 26 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.40% - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.55% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £370 - £350
South West median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -26.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.25 - -
South West median hourly rate £46.75 £44.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +5.06% +2.30% -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 304 174 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.41% 14.10% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 106 126
Wiltshire median daily rate £410 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +4.62% +16.07%
10th Percentile £121 £290 £225
90th Percentile £589 £553 £544
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.50 £29.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.63% -28.05% +2.50%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.70 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.35 £41.50 £68.50
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +58.49% -29.33% -4.46%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in Wiltshire

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OSPF in Wiltshire

OSPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for OSPF in Wiltshire

OSPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OSPF in Wiltshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
Corsham - 13 £270 -
Swindon - 10 £375 - 3
Salisbury - 1 - -
OSPF
South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 25 (96.15%) Firewall
2 23 (88.46%) BGP
2 23 (88.46%) Cisco
3 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
5 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (50.00%) CCNP
6 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
6 12 (46.15%) VMware
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (34.62%) Multicast
10 8 (30.77%) MPLS
10 8 (30.77%) WAN
10 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (30.77%) Network Virtualisation
11 7 (26.92%) DMVPN
11 7 (26.92%) Network Architecture
11 7 (26.92%) CCNA
11 7 (26.92%) VPN
12 6 (23.08%) CCIE
12 6 (23.08%) Windows
12 6 (23.08%) LAN
12 6 (23.08%) VoIP
12 6 (23.08%) EIGRP
12 6 (23.08%) Wireless
12 6 (23.08%) Network Security
12 6 (23.08%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (19.23%) vCenter Server

OSPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 5 (19.23%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) Firewall
2 23 (88.46%) BGP
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (34.62%) Multicast
6 8 (30.77%) MPLS
6 8 (30.77%) WAN
7 7 (26.92%) DMVPN
7 7 (26.92%) VPN
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (23.08%) EIGRP
8 6 (23.08%) LAN
8 6 (23.08%) Network Security
8 6 (23.08%) VoIP
8 6 (23.08%) Wireless
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (19.23%) IPsec
9 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
9 5 (19.23%) SSL
9 5 (19.23%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Network Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Designer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Network Design Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Network Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Network Technical Architect
4 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Check Point Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) Network Virtualisation
2 7 (26.92%) Network Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) Network Design
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
3 13 (50.00%) CCNP
3 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) CCNA
5 6 (23.08%) CCIE
6 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.69%) CCSA
7 2 (7.69%) CCSE
7 2 (7.69%) JNCIE
8 1 (3.85%) CCMSE
8 1 (3.85%) Degree
8 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (19.23%) vCenter Server
2 4 (15.38%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (11.54%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Atlassian
3 5 (19.23%) F5
3 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
3 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
4 3 (11.54%) ArcSight
4 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper