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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+19.57% +43.49%
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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 Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 54 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 44.20% 27.41% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 10
Median daily rate £400 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £255 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £24.97 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +84.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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