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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 70 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSPF 21 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% - 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.10% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£394 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £369 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +22.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £103.94 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-71.13% +219.80%
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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
208 159 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.59% 13.03% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 65 59
Average daily rate £325 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (88.37%) MPLS
2 38 (88.37%) BGP
3 27 (62.79%) UNIX
4 26 (60.47%) WAN
4 26 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (55.81%) VPN
6 23 (53.49%) CCNP
6 23 (53.49%) CCNA
7 22 (51.16%) EIGRP
7 22 (51.16%) Wireless
8 21 (48.84%) Firewall
8 21 (48.84%) Cisco IOS
9 20 (46.51%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (46.51%) BT
9 20 (46.51%) Nortel
10 19 (44.19%) Juniper
11 18 (41.86%) IPv6
11 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
12 17 (39.53%) L2TP
12 17 (39.53%) RSVP
12 17 (39.53%) VRRP
12 17 (39.53%) CCIE
12 17 (39.53%) Ethernet
12 17 (39.53%) Linux
12 17 (39.53%) Broadband
12 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
12 17 (39.53%) IPv4
12 17 (39.53%) CCIP
12 17 (39.53%) BT 21CN

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (13.95%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (88.37%) MPLS
1 38 (88.37%) BGP
2 26 (60.47%) WAN
3 24 (55.81%) VPN
4 22 (51.16%) EIGRP
4 22 (51.16%) Wireless
5 21 (48.84%) Firewall
5 21 (48.84%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (46.51%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (41.86%) IPv6
8 17 (39.53%) IPv4
8 17 (39.53%) Ethernet
8 17 (39.53%) Broadband
8 17 (39.53%) Junos
8 17 (39.53%) L2TP
8 17 (39.53%) RSVP
8 17 (39.53%) VRRP
8 17 (39.53%) BT 21CN
8 17 (39.53%) HSRP
9 16 (37.21%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Implementation Engineer
1 17 (39.53%) Operations Engineer
1 17 (39.53%) IP Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Project Leader
2 9 (20.93%) Technical Project Leader
3 6 (13.95%) Network Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Replication
1 6 (13.95%) Clustering
1 6 (13.95%) Celerra
2 4 (9.30%) Life Science
3 1 (2.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) UNIX
2 17 (39.53%) Linux
3 10 (23.26%) Windows
4 6 (13.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
2 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
2 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.63%) Change Control
4 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.33%) Project Governance
5 1 (2.33%) Analytics
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (53.49%) CCNP
2 23 (53.49%) CCNA
3 17 (39.53%) CCIE
3 17 (39.53%) CCIP
3 17 (39.53%) JNCIA
3 17 (39.53%) JNCIP
4 7 (16.28%) VCP4
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.33%) HP MASE
5 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.33%) CCSE
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.95%) XenApp
3 6 (13.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 6 (13.95%) Terminal Services
3 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.98%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (46.51%) Nortel
2 20 (46.51%) BT
3 19 (44.19%) Juniper
4 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
5 14 (32.56%) SolarWinds
6 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.26%) Oracle
7 7 (16.28%) Citrix
7 7 (16.28%) Avaya
7 7 (16.28%) VMware
8 6 (13.95%) EMC
9 1 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) Motorola
9 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.33%) Brocade
9 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.33%) AirMagnet
9 1 (2.33%) Aruba
9 1 (2.33%) F5
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