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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - 51 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
45 72 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.67% 18.00% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 62 47
Median daily rate £375 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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