The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £369 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +22.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £103.94 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-71.13% +219.80%
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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 Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.53% 16.20% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 12
Average daily rate £214 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.49% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -29.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Dorset