The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - 62 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.10% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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
42 64 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.96% 14.55% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 32
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £229 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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