The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 78 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 0.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 3.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
OSPF
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
224 113 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.76% 8.70% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 47 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OSPF across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OSPF across the Manchester region.

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 33 (100.00%) BGP
2 28 (84.85%) Cisco
3 24 (72.73%) MPLS
4 22 (66.67%) UNIX
5 19 (57.58%) Juniper
6 18 (54.55%) Firewall
6 18 (54.55%) VPN
6 18 (54.55%) CCNP
6 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (51.52%) CCNA
7 17 (51.52%) JNCIP
8 16 (48.48%) JNCIA
8 16 (48.48%) HSRP
8 16 (48.48%) CCIE
8 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
9 15 (45.45%) BT
9 15 (45.45%) L2TP
9 15 (45.45%) RSVP
9 15 (45.45%) VRRP
9 15 (45.45%) CCIP
9 15 (45.45%) IPv4
9 15 (45.45%) IPv6
9 15 (45.45%) Linux
9 15 (45.45%) Broadband
9 15 (45.45%) Ethernet
9 15 (45.45%) IOS XR
9 15 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (45.45%) BT 21CN
9 15 (45.45%) Junos
10 14 (42.42%) WAN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) BGP
2 24 (72.73%) MPLS
3 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 18 (54.55%) VPN
4 16 (48.48%) HSRP
5 15 (45.45%) L2TP
5 15 (45.45%) RSVP
5 15 (45.45%) VRRP
5 15 (45.45%) IPv4
5 15 (45.45%) IPv6
5 15 (45.45%) Broadband
5 15 (45.45%) Ethernet
5 15 (45.45%) IOS XR
5 15 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (45.45%) BT 21CN
5 15 (45.45%) Junos
6 14 (42.42%) WAN
7 13 (39.39%) EIGRP
8 12 (36.36%) Wireless
9 10 (30.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Implementation Engineer
1 15 (45.45%) Operations Engineer
1 15 (45.45%) IP Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) Replication
2 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) Celerra
3 1 (3.03%) Life Science
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) UNIX
2 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
1 7 (21.21%) Migration
1 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (21.21%) Business Continuity
2 6 (18.18%) Change Control
2 6 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.09%) Network Management
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) SOA
4 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Design
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) CCNP
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (51.52%) CCNA
2 17 (51.52%) JNCIP
3 16 (48.48%) JNCIA
3 16 (48.48%) CCIE
4 15 (45.45%) CCIP
5 3 (9.09%) JNCIS
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Terminal Services
1 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
1 7 (21.21%) XenApp
1 7 (21.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Nagios
1 3 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 19 (57.58%) Juniper
3 15 (45.45%) BT
4 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) EMC
4 7 (21.21%) Nortel
4 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.09%) Avaya
5 3 (9.09%) Infoblox
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