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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
OSPF
East Midlands

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
46 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.59% 12.03% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 6
Average daily rate £250 £313 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £140 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £374 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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

OSPF
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco