The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% -5.26%
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
79 62 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.72% 10.75% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 22
Average daily rate £288 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £186 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
OSPF
East of England