The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 40 45
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.94% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.38%
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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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 34 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.75% 9.60% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 15 32
Average daily rate £348 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £183 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £377 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in the North East

OSPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

OSPF Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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