The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 67 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.27% 0.58% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 3.64% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£323 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.08% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 110 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.82% 16.06% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 74
Average daily rate £325 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.60 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSPF across the Cambridgeshire region.

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -8 2 £323 +8.40%
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Websense
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Micro
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Websense
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Micro
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk