The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 57 58
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.78% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.62% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £250 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+59.43% -25.00%
OSPF
East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
63 138 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.04% 21.63% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 74 60
Median daily rate £275 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £34.70 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.39% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £116.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Essex

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

OSPF
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco