Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 82 93
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 -31
Contract jobs citing OSPF 29 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.63% 0.28% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.45% 1.64% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £488 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.95% -15.22% +58.62%
10th Percentile £313 £393 £538
90th Percentile £438 £500 £613
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £358
% change year-on-year -3.03% +15.38% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 307 183 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.29% 17.04% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 113 114
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £135 £283 £206
90th Percentile £584 £585 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 16
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.50 £29.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.90% -24.68% -11.49%
10th Percentile £20.23 £17.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £49.55 £46.21 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +41.73% -20.63% +14.29%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 -12 19 £425 -10.53%
Swindon - 4 £350 -
Chippenham - 4 £325 -
OSPF
South West

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 26 (89.66%) BGP
2 26 (89.66%) Cisco
3 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (75.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
5 19 (65.52%) Cisco IOS
5 19 (65.52%) CCNP
6 18 (62.07%) Spine.js
6 18 (62.07%) DMVPN
6 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
6 18 (62.07%) Network Architecture
6 18 (62.07%) Multicast
6 18 (62.07%) VXLAN
6 18 (62.07%) Network Virtualisation
7 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (58.62%) VMware
8 11 (37.93%) NsoIT
8 11 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (31.03%) vCenter Server
10 7 (24.14%) Juniper
10 7 (24.14%) MPLS
11 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
11 6 (20.69%) LAN
12 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
12 5 (17.24%) VPN
12 5 (17.24%) DNS
13 4 (13.79%) RIP
13 4 (13.79%) CCNA
13 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA

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 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 26 (89.66%) BGP
3 22 (75.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (65.52%) Cisco IOS
5 18 (62.07%) DMVPN
5 18 (62.07%) Multicast
5 18 (62.07%) VXLAN
6 7 (24.14%) MPLS
7 6 (20.69%) LAN
8 5 (17.24%) DNS
8 5 (17.24%) VPN
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (13.79%) HSRP
9 4 (13.79%) RIP
10 3 (10.34%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (10.34%) DHCP
10 3 (10.34%) Junos
10 3 (10.34%) SMLT
10 3 (10.34%) WAN
11 2 (6.90%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Network Engineer
2 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IP Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Spine.js
2 2 (6.90%) Django
3 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Network Architecture
1 18 (62.07%) Network Virtualisation
2 11 (37.93%) NsoIT
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Decision-Making
4 3 (10.34%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Presales
6 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
3 19 (65.52%) CCNP
4 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
5 11 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (13.79%) CCNA
6 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) vCenter Server
2 2 (6.90%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (6.90%) systemd
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Juniper
4 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.34%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) Nortel
6 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
6 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.90%) Nokia
7 1 (3.45%) McAfee
7 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds