The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.95% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.68% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
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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 Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.04% 12.63% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 1
Average daily rate £275 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) IGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) IOS XR
2 2 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) IGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) IOS XR
2 2 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) BT