The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 15 17
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester - 7.69% 4.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 50.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +2.04%
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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 Colchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 18.00% 15.38% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 14
Average daily rate £238 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.70% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £388 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £388 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Colchester region.

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 3 (100.00%) Imperva
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 3 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 3 (100.00%) Imperva
1 3 (100.00%) F5