The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 99 102
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.063% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.61% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £5.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +42.85%
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England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
219 163 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.30% 10.19% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 80 97
Median daily rate £338 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £5.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

OSPF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft