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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 99 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.59% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
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
218 196 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.99% 12.26% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 127 87
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £11.72 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 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 Leeds region with a requirement for OSPF.

1 26 (100.00%) BGP
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco
3 21 (80.77%) VPN
4 15 (57.69%) Firewall
5 12 (46.15%) MPLS
6 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (38.46%) Juniper
6 10 (38.46%) FTP
6 10 (38.46%) Fortinet
6 10 (38.46%) Palo Alto
7 9 (34.62%) JNCIS
7 9 (34.62%) Sourcefire
7 9 (34.62%) CCNP
8 8 (30.77%) WAN
8 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (26.92%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (26.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (26.92%) Marketing
9 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
9 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
9 7 (26.92%) Electronics
9 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
9 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (26.92%) IPv6
9 7 (26.92%) SAP
10 6 (23.08%) Network Security
11 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared

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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) BGP
2 21 (80.77%) VPN
3 15 (57.69%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) MPLS
5 10 (38.46%) FTP
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
6 8 (30.77%) WAN
7 7 (26.92%) IPv6
8 6 (23.08%) Network Security
9 5 (19.23%) Internet
9 5 (19.23%) LAN
10 4 (15.38%) FWSM
10 4 (15.38%) HSRP
10 4 (15.38%) IPv4
10 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 4 (15.38%) VRRP
11 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (11.54%) DMZ
11 3 (11.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Informix
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Redis
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Hudson
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 7 (26.92%) Electronics
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
1 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
1 7 (26.92%) Marketing
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) IP Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) DataPower
3 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Symmetrix
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
2 5 (19.23%) High Availability
2 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (15.38%) Network Design
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.69%) SIEM
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
1 3 (11.54%) Perl
1 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNP
2 9 (34.62%) JNCIS
3 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) CCDP
4 3 (11.54%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.85%) CCDE
6 1 (3.85%) CCSP
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.69%) OPNET
2 1 (3.85%) Cacti
2 1 (3.85%) Graphite
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) Opsview
2 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 10 (38.46%) Fortinet
2 10 (38.46%) Juniper
2 10 (38.46%) Palo Alto
3 9 (34.62%) Sourcefire
4 7 (26.92%) SAP
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.54%) F5
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
8 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 2 (7.69%) BMC
8 2 (7.69%) Motorola
8 2 (7.69%) Splunk
8 2 (7.69%) TippingPoint
8 2 (7.69%) Veritas
9 1 (3.85%) EMC
9 1 (3.85%) Riverbed