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 3 months to 25 June 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.

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 56 50
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Contract jobs citing OSPF 1 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.15% 1.69% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 7.05% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £575 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.62% -23.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +6.16% +12.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £47.83 £36.25
% change year-on-year -31.00% +31.94%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 92 156 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 13.94% 24.00% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 101 53
Median daily rate £370 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -7.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.30% +102.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £22.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.50 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 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

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

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco