The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
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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 Halifax region.

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.88% 3.80% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 13
Average daily rate £265 £380 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £416 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%