The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 24 22
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 3.03% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.22% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £293 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
48 73 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.11% 36.87% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 8
Average daily rate £350 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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