The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 40 37
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.37% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.52% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -25.00%
OSPF
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.83% 14.33% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 26
Median daily rate £250 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £255 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -28.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Kent

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Kent region.

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

OSPF
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OSPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Network Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) SAP