The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Crawley region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 15 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.84% 1.04% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £370
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £103.94 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+219.80% +44.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 17.74% 11.92% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Average daily rate £500 £400 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +72.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.38 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
OSPF
West Sussex

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

OSPF
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) DMZ
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Lync
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (33.33%) SAP
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) TOGAF

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) DMZ
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) Network Design
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCIE
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) SAP