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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.75% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
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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
15 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.26% 14.25% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 13
Average daily rate £275 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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