The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 97 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% - 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £400 £311
% change year-on-year
-16.87% +28.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
206 137 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.99% 11.17% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 87 100
Average daily rate £316 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -36.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) MPLS
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (70.00%) CCIE
5 6 (60.00%) Change Management
5 6 (60.00%) CCNP
5 6 (60.00%) Windows
6 5 (50.00%) Linux
6 5 (50.00%) Juniper
6 5 (50.00%) Project Management
6 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 5 (50.00%) RSVP
6 5 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (50.00%) Migration
6 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (50.00%) Junos
7 4 (40.00%) HSRP
7 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (40.00%) Network Design
7 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
7 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (40.00%) VRRP
7 4 (40.00%) SAN
7 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (40.00%) VPN
8 3 (30.00%) IBM
8 3 (30.00%) Remedy

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) Junos
3 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 5 (50.00%) RSVP
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) VRRP
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) HSRP
5 2 (20.00%) FWSM
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) NAS
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) IPsec
6 1 (10.00%) VPLS
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (10.00%) Symmetrix
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (10.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (40.00%) Network Design
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) BCP
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCIE
3 6 (60.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (30.00%) JNCIP
4 3 (30.00%) JNCIE
4 3 (30.00%) BC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) CCSP
6 1 (10.00%) MCSE
6 1 (10.00%) MCSA
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) CCDA
6 1 (10.00%) CCDP
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) CCSA
6 1 (10.00%) CCSE
6 1 (10.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Cacti
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (10.00%) Opsview
1 1 (10.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Remedy
5 2 (20.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds