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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.92%
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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
43 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.98% 14.47% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 7
Average daily rate £350 £275 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £378 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -52.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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