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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 20 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 1.74% 1.18% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 10.00% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£513 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 31.30% 11.83% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 7
Average daily rate £315 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £283 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
OSPF
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) Network Design
4 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) DMZ
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) CCIE
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (50.00%) CCNP
5 4 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (50.00%) WLAN
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Lync
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Avaya
6 3 (37.50%) Juniper
7 2 (25.00%) SAP
7 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 1 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (12.50%) F5
8 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
8 1 (12.50%) Aruba

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (50.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
3 5 (62.50%) DMZ
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 6 (75.00%) Network Design
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCIE
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Avaya
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 1 (12.50%) Aruba
6 1 (12.50%) F5