The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 35 44
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.86% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.34% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.47%
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
73 29 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.85% 8.33% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 11 48
Average daily rate £331 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.78 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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