The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +32.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -34.61%
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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 Leicestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.60% 14.29% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 13
Average daily rate £290 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.88 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £160.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire