The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 86 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.099% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.16% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£519 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 86 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.65% 8.55% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 26 36
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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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

OSPF
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Polycom
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) EDI
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCIP
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) F5