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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 31 12 33
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing OSPF 4 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.84% 12.12% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 45.16% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 1
Average daily rate £275 £401 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +3.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
28 62 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.90% 26.84% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 43 19
Average daily rate £275 £401 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £370 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Middlesbrough - 4 £275 -
OSPF
Yorkshire

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) OpenView
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (66.67%) RIP
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) e-Health
3 4 (66.67%) NetQoS
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Infoblox
4 2 (33.33%) Imperva
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
4 2 (33.33%) Thin Client

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) RIP
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Support
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Support
1 4 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Check Point Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) e-Health
2 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (66.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) NetQoS
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Imperva
4 2 (33.33%) Infoblox
4 2 (33.33%) VMware