The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 96 108 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -34
Contract jobs citing OSPF 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.17% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.29% 1.28% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £354
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.00%
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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
213 234 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.49% 13.61% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 163 77
Median daily rate £360 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.36 £17.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% -84.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Leeds region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
1 24 (96.00%) BGP
2 15 (60.00%) VPN
3 13 (52.00%) Firewall
4 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
4 11 (44.00%) CCNP
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (40.00%) Juniper
5 10 (40.00%) FTP
5 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (36.00%) Sourcefire
6 9 (36.00%) JNCIS
6 9 (36.00%) Fortinet
6 9 (36.00%) Palo Alto
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (28.00%) WLAN
9 6 (24.00%) MPLS
9 6 (24.00%) Network Security
9 6 (24.00%) Network Design
10 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (20.00%) Motorola
10 5 (20.00%) DMZ
10 5 (20.00%) HP
11 4 (16.00%) IBM
11 4 (16.00%) WAN
11 4 (16.00%) Windows
11 4 (16.00%) F5
11 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) BGP
2 15 (60.00%) VPN
3 13 (52.00%) Firewall
4 11 (44.00%) EIGRP
5 10 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (40.00%) FTP
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (28.00%) WLAN
8 6 (24.00%) MPLS
8 6 (24.00%) Network Security
9 5 (20.00%) DMZ
10 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (16.00%) WAN
11 3 (12.00%) FWSM
11 3 (12.00%) Internet
11 3 (12.00%) IPv6
12 2 (8.00%) DNS
12 2 (8.00%) HSRP
12 2 (8.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Informix
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Electronics
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) DataPower
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) IBM XIV
3 1 (4.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Network Design
2 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) High Availability
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) SIEM
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) CCNP
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) JNCIS
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) CCDP
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) CCDE
6 1 (4.00%) CCIE
6 1 (4.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP UCMDB
1 3 (12.00%) OPNET
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (40.00%) Juniper
3 9 (36.00%) Fortinet
3 9 (36.00%) Palo Alto
3 9 (36.00%) Sourcefire
4 5 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (20.00%) Motorola
5 4 (16.00%) F5
5 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 4 (16.00%) TippingPoint
6 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.00%) BMC
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.00%) SAP
6 3 (12.00%) Splunk
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.00%) Veritas