The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 60 69
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.49% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
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%
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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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 67 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.72% 11.38% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £291 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.42
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 Glasgow

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow