The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 70 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing OSPF 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.49% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 1.44% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£263 £323 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +8.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +25.00%
OSPF
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 139 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.67% 17.14% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 43
Average daily rate £276 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £120 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 21
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £17.05 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015. 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 -6 3 £265 -17.82% 1
OSPF
East of England

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (75.00%) HSRP
3 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (75.00%) WLAN
3 6 (75.00%) VRRP
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) BT
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) ISDN
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) IGRP
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
5 1 (12.50%) IOS XR
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) Frame Relay
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
3 6 (75.00%) HSRP
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) WLAN
3 6 (75.00%) VRRP
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) ISDN
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) IOS XR
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) IGRP
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Frame Relay
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper