The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 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 Edinburgh - - -
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 £340 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
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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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
137 152 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.55% 12.10% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 86 26
Average daily rate £340 £393 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.37% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £9.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +171.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh