The first table below looks at the demand for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Nottingham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 38 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing OSPF 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.61% 0.33% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £370
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £103.94 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+219.80% +44.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 64 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.88% 21.05% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 11
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £308 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £24.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
OSPF
Nottinghamshire

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

OSPF
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) OpenFlow
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) 802.11
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP-4
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) OpenFlow
1 1 (50.00%) 802.11
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) BGP-4
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5