The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -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
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
25 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.37% 10.14% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 17
Median daily rate £290 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -27.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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