The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 42 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.61% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £103.94 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-71.13% +219.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.20% 11.89% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 11
Average daily rate £275 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff