The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.65% -
OSPF
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.02% 25.56% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 7
Median daily rate £400 £320 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.25 £24.97 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +84.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Guildford