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 1 April 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
1 Apr 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 £380 £401 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.11% +33.50%
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 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.26% 16.88% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 11
Average daily rate £195 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.29% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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