The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
OSPF
West Yorkshire

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
9 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.38% 10.97% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £493 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%