The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 22 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing OSPF 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.68% 1.68% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 5.56% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +25.00%
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West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 24.16% 30.25% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 11
Average daily rate £363 £315 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £220 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) 802.11
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) CCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCSE
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (50.00%) CCENT
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) F5