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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £190.00
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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
27 41 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.47% 14.80% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 10
Average daily rate £325 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 27
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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