The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank - 48 42
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 0.22% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.10% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.06 £42.31 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-47.86% +41.01%
OSPF
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 91 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 12.67% 20.09% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 27
Median daily rate £388 £375 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

OSPF
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

OSPF Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire