The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 11 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 26 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 11.98% 1.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.61% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 0
Average daily rate
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£401 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% -5.26%
OSPF
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 26.27% 20.83% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 5
Average daily rate £401 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.90 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

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

OSPF Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

OSPF
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +29 25 £401 +3.35%
Harrogate +6 1 £238 - 1
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) CCNP
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (96.30%) DNS
2 26 (96.30%) DHCP
2 26 (96.30%) CheckPoint
2 26 (96.30%) VMware
2 26 (96.30%) BIG-IP
2 26 (96.30%) Blue Coat
2 26 (96.30%) CCSE
2 26 (96.30%) Cisco IOS
2 26 (96.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 26 (96.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 26 (96.30%) F5
3 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (85.19%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (85.19%) Infoblox
3 23 (85.19%) Firewall
4 19 (70.37%) E-Commerce
5 17 (62.96%) BGP
6 16 (59.26%) NetScreen
6 16 (59.26%) Linux
6 16 (59.26%) Citrix
6 16 (59.26%) Thin Client
6 16 (59.26%) Imperva
6 16 (59.26%) Fat Client
6 16 (59.26%) Network Security
6 16 (59.26%) DMVPN
7 14 (51.85%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (51.85%) HP

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) DNS
1 26 (96.30%) DHCP
1 26 (96.30%) BIG-IP
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco IOS
1 26 (96.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 26 (96.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 23 (85.19%) Cisco ASA
2 23 (85.19%) Firewall
3 17 (62.96%) BGP
4 16 (59.26%) NetScreen
4 16 (59.26%) Network Security
4 16 (59.26%) DMVPN
5 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Security Specialist
1 16 (59.26%) Network Security Specialist
1 16 (59.26%) Network Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Thin Client
1 16 (59.26%) Fat Client
2 14 (51.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) E-Commerce
2 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
3 5 (18.52%) Line Management
3 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) CCNP
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (96.30%) CCSE
3 1 (3.70%) CCIP
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) XenServer
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (96.30%) CheckPoint
2 26 (96.30%) VMware
2 26 (96.30%) Blue Coat
2 26 (96.30%) F5
3 23 (85.19%) Infoblox
4 16 (59.26%) Citrix
4 16 (59.26%) Imperva
5 14 (51.85%) HP
6 7 (25.93%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade