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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank - 51 40
Contract jobs citing OSPF 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 0.22% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.43% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
39 70 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 10.37% 15.18% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 24
Median daily rate £388 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £427 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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